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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The only sensible way forward is to get a list of fault codes from the onboard diagnostic system and take it from there. You could either go to a VW dealer, or if you are technically minded you could buy a £15 interface cable, download some free "VAG diagnostic software" and run it on a portable computer.
There are lots of possible reasons for the problem and guessing will not really help. If these suggestions turn out to be sound, please give my reply a "Fixya!"rating, If they do not, please hold off rating and add a comment with more details so I can try to help you further. Cheers, D
Posted on Dec 02, 2008
Bulletin No.: 03-06-02-005B
Date: November 18, 2004
Engine Coolant Loss with No Visible Leaks (Reseal Injector Sleeve)
Some owners may comment on engine coolant loss with no visible leaks. Excessive white smoke or a coolant type odor coming from the exhaust pipe, along with low coolant levels, may indicate coolant in the combustion chamber.
Condition may be caused by engine coolant entering the cylinder due to a dirty or damaged seal between the fuel injector sleeve and the cylinder head.
If it's black smoke, you could have a faulty or dirty EGR valve and may not be closing 100%. Remove the EGR valve and clean it with spraying carb cleaner and reinstall after inspecting the valve can move without any binding. Goo luck and hope this helps.
Posted on Jun 25, 2009
I had a problem where it cranked but would not fire up. It didn't always fail me however, I noticed it more on hot days.
I reflashed the keys and have not had a problem since.
Other suggestions are pumping the primer to see if you have a air leek in the fuel causing the fuel to drain back to the tank.
Posted on Dec 24, 2009
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