EPC / Engine Skipping / Throttle / ETC.
In short, everything electrical has gone wrong with this car. From brake lights to headlights, to turn signals to brake lights again. But what compels me to take the time to write this is the problem that has plagued me for the past 2 years.
The problem started with occasional skip when running the car above 3x1000 RPM. It felt like you were just about to run out of gas. Weeks went buy with the same problem, but it started to happen m ore frequently and stronger to the point I thought one of the cylinders was not firing. At that point I took it to a trusted mechanic. He did a TUNE UP. The problem went away for a week. After a week it started again. Slowly at first, but within 2 days the problem was back full force.
Next we replaced accelerator sensor, because we were getting that code and sounded related to the skipping. No luck.
I took it to the first dealer. No luck.
Then to another very good mechanic. He tried replacing $1000 worth of parts from the injectors, to the throtle, to wires, to sensors. No luck.
Then another dealer. They could not find the problem.
Every one of these got the same codes, tried replacing everthing from fuel injectors, sensors you named they all tried. And I think all in good faith. No luck.
At last I got letter from VW saying something related to the EPC light which came on every time I had these issues needed to be recalled. I just called the dealer the VW suspended the recall.
VW was my car of choice, I liked the way looked, the way it drives. But I will never buy another one again.