Engine-Codes - Volkswagen - P261A VOLKSWAGEN

P261A VOLKSWAGEN - Coolant Pump 'B' Control Circuit/Open

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P261A VOLKSWAGEN Possible Causes

  • Faulty Coolant Pump Relay
  • Faulty Coolant Pump
  • Coolant Pump harness is open or shorted
  • Coolant Pump poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P261A VOLKSWAGEN?

Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

Cost of diagnosing the P261A VOLKSWAGEN code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P261A VOLKSWAGEN code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)


The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors the Coolant Pump 'B' Control Circuit signal. The PCM sets the OBDII code when the Coolant Pump 'B' Control Circuit signal is out of factory specifications.

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