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2002 audio a8, had fuel pump replaced last year. Recently Car was not starting on first attempt but would start on 2nd attempt. This then became 4 attempts to start. On the Last day the car ran my husband was driving and said it was hesitating like it wasn't getting gas. Car will not start now. Turns over but will not start. Mechanic first said it was most likely the cat conv. Then after it was on the computer said it was the fuel filter and mass air flow control sensor. He tried replacing the mass air contrIol sensor but the fuel will still not get to the engine. Is there a way to determine what the exact problem is from the computer?? If it needs cat. conv. will that fix the starting problem. Could it be several things. Isn't there a way to find out everything I need to fix the car? I' m not sure how much money I should put into it. HElp

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    yadayada Jul 02, 2010

    sounds like the fuel pressure may be bleeding down due to a faultty pump check valve, the check valve is part of the pump, was this a factory OE pump?.



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If u have an ELECTRONIC problem the computer can give u answers. It wont tell u if the fuel filter is ng. I advise u to get a second opinion.

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Is this the first time your husband has changed the oil on your car?  Wild guess here, but could he have inadvertantly drained the transmission fluid instead?  Believe it or not, it does happen.  Check the engine oil via the dipstick and see if there is way too much oil in there.  Then locate the transmission dipstick and see if there is any in there.  If not, you'll need to get some transmission fluid (very different from motor oil) and refill the transmission and then drain the engine oil and refill with fresh oil.  For the record, engine oil problems shouldn't affect the transmission.  If there is not enough oil, engine oil lights will come on and if run too long, the engine could sieze up (very bad). 

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