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How to fix the EPC light on a Volkswagen?

EPC Light, What It Means, and How to Fix It

Warning lights are stressful, frustrating, and scary. You never know if the light means something really bad like engine failure or if it’s just something like low tire pressure. People generally want warning lights fixed ASAP.

Today, we’ll look at how to fix the EPC light on a Volkswagen.


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2 mechanics working under hood of vehicleWhat the EPC Light Means

EPC stands for Electronic Power Control. This system monitors your accelerator pedal, throttle body, cruise control, and traction control. The EPC light can mean a lot of different things, from major malfunctions to a simple code issue. The throttle’s power is usually reduced when the light comes on. This light may coincide with the ESP (Electronic Stability Program) light, which indicates a definite problem with your stability and traction control. When the EPC light is on, the vehicle should be driven to certified technician immediately to prevent major damage from occurring.

How to Fix the EPC Light

As mentioned earlier, the EPC light can indicate multiple issues. Simple electrical hiccup or bug? Maybe. A certified technician can fix that in no time. What if it’s something that requires major repairs? Well, a certified technician will be able to resolve and repair the issue properly. Then you and your Volkswagen can get back on the road.

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Capistrano Volkswagen is a certified Volkswagen dealer. That means we have all the specialized equipment and expert technicians needed to fix your Volkswagen. We can order genuine OEM parts for your vehicle and installation without all the fuss and hassle. If your vehicle needs some serious servicing, give Capistrano Volkswagen a call or send us a message.