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2000 vw jetta tdi glow plug problem ?

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So I am having a similar problem that was already posted but I have already done the suggested solution.My tdi won't start on it's own on cold days. It will jump and push start. Last winter we took it in and they replaced all the glow plugs and the relay but the problem still exists. We also put in a brand new battery. And even on warm days i still have to turn the key back and forth a couple times ( like 5 or 6) before it kicks over. Help please ! ? !

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  • hart804 Dec 13, 2008

    The glow plug light goes off to soon

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Ok , ok. Give me some more information and we'll solve this. We're talking about a jetta TDI 2000 with an ALH engine code I figure.
#1 Do you have an faults recorded in the ECM like a check engine.
#2 Are you using synthetic oil 5W40 preferably Castrol?
#3 How old is your fuel filter?

Posted on Oct 31, 2008

  • helpyou Oct 31, 2008

    #4 Has your timing belt been serviced and how much milage?



    I can totally help and have many more ideas. We'll get it started no problem. Don't worry.

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