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Golf 1.9 tdi wont start :-(

Just come of moterway parked for 20 minutes didnt start so towed it home and started on tow but clicking behind dash and rev counter was up and down I drove to a friends house no problem, when leaving about 5 hrs later it would not turn over. AA came out got it started by putting a battery pack on it, said it was probs the glow plugs. I drove it home, it was loosing power every now and then but not much else. I drove about a 100 mile trip, got back and parked it on the drive. It has not started since. I have changed the glow plugs and fuel filter. It turns over but just wont fire, and even easy start wont help! Does anyone have any ideas?

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Sounds like you have a bad glow plug relay that could cause a power spike and drain your battery,it could also take away power to the fuel pump causing the loss of power.Hope this helps you out some!!

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