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Changed fuel filter 51 plate golf tdi now car wont start

Hi i have changed the fuel filter as I am doing my own service, I have followed instructions and copied connections from my old filter but the car wont start. I have tried it loads of times as I know it takes a few starts. Any ideas where I've gone wrong? thanks

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Try removing fuekpump relay under the hood and then replace the relay and try starting keep the key turning and hold the gas pedal all the down and ke3p it down until the car starts. I hope this will help. Don't forget to rate my answer. thanks.

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