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96vw jeta won't start and i've changed both engine and trans mission computers and i stilll don't get any fire.

I've just changed both transmission and engine computers,ignition,coil, distributor cap and rotor on my 96 vw jetta 2.0 4 cyl and it still cranks but won't start, what could the problem be?

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    are you getting fuel and fire?

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Have you checked for spark. Where did you get the coil? I have found that aftermarket coils do not work on these only the factory ones. I can't explain it. But I have one in my shop with a bad coil and got two from o'reilly and two from napa and both would do nothing. Got one from VW, car ran perfect. Checked the aftermarket coils and the resistance was different on the primary side of the coil.

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