Question about 2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
Replaced alternator on 03 1.9 tdi and now it hates to start--smokes (smells like fuel) put in gear & it dies-rechecked for rags or blockage in air tubes--all clear--timing belt not fooled with--was running fine before just got an alt. light so replaced alt. & alt.belt. alt light is out now but engine light comes on after a few seconds.
Make sure you have not forgotten to connect any hoses or wiring connectors to sensors.
check around throttle body Air intake
if you disconnected battery it may take a driving cycle for engine ECU to relearn values
you might have to hold revs up a little and should turn A/C on and off as well as headlights and put into drive and nuetral while pausing for a couple seconds at each step
if check engine light is on you have upset something, can you find out what code is stored if so?
did you undo any diesel high pressure hoses some of these are use once only hoses that can then not seal properly (leak and air ingress)
Posted on Jul 26, 2009
I think there is issue with the alternator, could have a bad conection on the alternator that isnt makeing good contact , or it could have a bad stator i would take the alternator back were you got it have them test it if its bad and it has a bad stator it might have warranty on it and they will replace it .
Posted on Jul 26, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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