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My Jetta cuts out while I am driving. I then have to wait a few minutes then the car starts again. I thougfht it was the immobiliser but this was eleimnated. Twice now when I used the aircon it happened also. COuld someone help?

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Posted on Sep 11, 2010

  • stephanstroh Sep 11, 2010

    It's a 1997 GLX petrol fuel injected model. Could this be the fuel pump relay? Thanks for your replay!

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    Colin Stickland Sep 11, 2010

    no i wouldnt have thought so ,what i would need to do is to have a drive myself then i would know for sure ,but if its just cutting out when AC is turned on then i would suspect the idle control valve but if its stopping completely and will not restart then i would suspect the front fuse box ,by the battery is a fuse box with alloy fuses about 4 i think and a lot of wires coming in well these connections can get burnt corrosion after a time and the fuses corrode where the little nuts hold them on ,strip and clean all the connections and put some vasoline on them as you do it ,i think it will cure it but iam not making any promises because as stated these sort of faults have to do it in front of me to find them and like the dentist they always work when i drive the car ,its as if the car has a brain and it knows i have a nice collection of hammers when it plays up



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