System Voltage Malfunction


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P0560 AUDI Possible Causes

  • Low battery charge
  • Battery defective
  • Loose or missing alternator drive belt
  • Faulty alternator
  • Open or short system voltage circuit

How do I fix code P0560 AUDI?

  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.

Tech Notes

  • Start by recharging or replacing the battery.

Cost of diagnosing the P0560 AUDI code

  The cost of diagnosing the P0560 AUDI code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle’s make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

When is the code detected

  The P0560 code is detected when the Engine Control Module (ECM) voltage out of range.

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Slow engine start
  • Low battery power

P0560 AUDI Description

  The battery supplies electricity to the Engine Control Module (ECM) even when the ignition switch is OFF. This electricity allows the ECM to store data such as Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) history, freeze frame data, fuel trim values and other data. If the battery voltage falls below a minimum level, the ECM will conclude that there is a fault in the power supply circuit. The next time the engine starts, the ECM will turn on the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) and a DTC will be set.

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