OBD-II trouble code P1296 "Fuel Air Metering" - Volkswagen Forum - VW Forums for Volkwagen enthusiasts

Go Back   Volkswagen Forum - VW Forums for Volkwagen enthusiasts > VW MODELS > Volkswagen Jetta/Bora

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-21-2007, 02:17 PM
VWZ VWZ is offline
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 1
Default OBD-II trouble code P1296 "Fuel Air Metering"

I have a 2001 VW Jetta Wolfsburg Edition, 1.8 T, ~75000 miles with check engine light on. OBD-II code reads P1296[/b] and says it is due to "Fuel Air Metering." No noticeable problems upon driving, but after driving and restarting the car it idles at a much higher RPM (~2500) and does not return to normal idle RPMs until car is allowed to sit parked for a while. Auto store clerk suggested it may be a faulty MAF sensor, but wasn't sure. I'm pretty sure the MAF sensor was replaced by the dealership a while back when under the extended warranty on that part. I've also read that the P1296[/b] code could indicate a cooling system malfunction. Would that cause the idle problems? Any ideas? Thanks.
Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2007, 03:48 AM
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 135
Send a message via AIM to emagdnim
Default RE: OBD-II trouble code P1296 "Fuel Air Metering"

yeah, it definetly sounds like a maf sensor issue. i had the same problem in my Mazda before and it turned out to be the MAF sensor, sometimes you can just clean them with some sort of electric circuit cleaner give that a shot first before buying a new one.
Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2007, 11:21 PM
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 15
Default RE: OBD-II trouble code P1296 "Fuel Air Metering"

could be a maf but also check your vacuum lines that can throw ur fuel trim all out of wack dose it say bank 1 system lean or n e thing like that? ODB II dosen't always show the full code...
Reply With Quote
Old 08-01-2008, 08:04 PM
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 1
Default RE: OBD-II trouble code P1296 "Fuel Air Metering"

Its either ther coolant sensor and the thermostat.
Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
OBD ll Trouble Code P1128 Meaning & Solution kettlesing Volkswagen Jetta/Bora 16 01-11-2014 07:23 PM
CEL vag code 17748(obd p1340) shanesch Volkswagen Jetta/Bora 0 10-06-2008 11:27 AM
obd ii code p1176 silverbullet General Tech 1 01-22-2007 12:46 AM
1997 Jetta; OBD CODE P1582 bobando Volkswagen Jetta/Bora 1 10-03-2006 03:17 PM
P1296 error code jetta02 Volkswagen Jetta/Bora 0 08-30-2006 02:16 PM

02, 18, air, beetle, code, fuel, ii, jetta, malfunction, metering, obd, odb, p1296, volkswagen, vw

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:41 AM.