Check Engine Light Due to Dirty/Failed Throttle Body on Volkswagen Golf

Problem Description and Possible Solution

A dirty or failed throttle body can cause various drivability issues and illumination of the Check Engine Light.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 126,000 (72,000–180,000)
Exhaust & Emissions affected: Gasoline
11 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2012
12 people reported this problem
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the check ingine light came on , the code reader said throttle body. not fixed yet. said it was about 200.00 for part.