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Car won't start

Hi, for the first time in two years my '99 a3 1.9tdi won't start. the engine turns over but no pick-up what-so-ever. i'm stuck/desperate;o/

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Most likely the fuel pump has failed, check the pressure and replace as necessary.

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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