Ignition Circuit Cylinder 2 Short to Ground

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P1360 AUDI Possible Causes

  • Faulty Ignition Coil Cylinder 2
  • Ignition Coil Cylinder 2 harness is open or shorted
  • Ignition Coil Cylinder 2 circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

How do I fix code P1360 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.

Cost of diagnosing the P1360 AUDI code

  The cost of diagnosing the P1360 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.

Possible Symptoms

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

P1360 AUDI Description

  The Engine Control Module (ECM) must determine if a misfire is occurring and identify the specific cylinder(s) and the severity of the misfire event and whether it is emissions relevant or catalyst damaging. In order to accomplish these tasks, the control module monitors the crankshaft for acceleration losses during firing segments of each cylinder based on the firing order.
The misfire/engine roughness calculation is derived from the differences in the period duration (T) of individual increment gear segments. Each segment period consists of an angular range of 120° crank angle that starts 78° before the Top Dead Center (TDC).
If the expected period duration is greater than the permissible value a misfire fault for the particular cylinder is stored in the fault memory of the ECM. Depending on the level of misfire rate measured the control unit will illuminate the “Service Engine Soon” light, may cut off fuel to the particular cylinder, and may switch lambda operation to open-loop. All misfire faults are weighted to determine if the misfire is emissions relevant or catalyst damaging.


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