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Jetta won`t start

I have a 1997 Jetta,ran fine one nite,the next a.m.would not crank. Motor turns over but will not catch. Fire to coil but not thru coil.Have put new distributor on - not help.What could the problem be?Thanks for any solutions.

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  • passatsyncro May 11, 2010

    please contact me on this issue. The solutions here????

  • Jack Bowser May 11, 2010

    Check the timing belt, take off the distributor cap and see it it is moving if it does not move the belt is bad

  • Allen Volpe May 11, 2010

    What engine is in the car? Is there power at the coil? Is there any spark at from the wire? Is there power at the distributor? First things first, check for spark. If there is spark and the engine will crank but not turn over, check for fuel. Let me know if you have spark or fuel or both. If there's fuel and no spark, trace back from the spark plug wire to find where the power stops so we can narrow down which part is faulty.

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Check alternator at auto parts also have battery tested.

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