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Vw bora 2000 w reg wont start?? help please

My dad bought a 2000 bora 90 bhp tdi, it has done 200,000 but seemed pretty tidy and was cheap, it had a new clutch and recent second hand fuel pump, it cut out and my dad reveiled it needed a fuel pump again replaced that new timing belt timed it up and was fine for a week, and then i parked it up for 30 minits or so went to start it tried but didnt start smoke looked unburnt very white and a lot of it tried bumping it but no joy, i thought glowplugs but the engine was still hot so it would have definitelly bumped, had it running with damp start but same again once you cut it out would not start back up, my dads running out of ideas he reckons it cud be some sensor near the flywheel but i dont know any help to eliminate and try would be useful because i havent really got the money for a dealership bill thanks   vw bora 2004 wont start??

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Possibly air in the fuel lines. Possibly Fuel Injection Pump Case Relief Valve has come apart (funny looking ,10mm bolt with 2 round sides on left side of Injection Pump). Great site for TDIs - - forum thread on this very problem. Great people will help get you going.

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  • nlegin70 Sep 10, 2011

    I had the same problem and i was to it was the starter motor but the car will start with a toe even without a starter motor and had my car plugged into a computer which didnt tell me the problem . so with a bit of work i discovered it was a relay 109 above your foot pedals you need to take the panel off below your steering wheel to see it it says 109 on it change it £12 and ive never had any bother since .Hope this works .


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