Question about 2002 Volkswagen Cabrio

1 Answer

Just dies after about 5-10 seconds

02 cabrio runs for about 5-10 seconds and dies just like you turn the key off. replaced throttle position sensor and coil.

Posted by on

  • cjhome May 27, 2008

    Thanks i will check the pressure on the pump, but it acts like it is just loosing fire.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that hasĀ over 500 points.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 230 Answers

This may be due to the fault in the pump check that

Posted on May 27, 2008

  • balachander megavarnam
    balachander megavarnam May 27, 2008

    By the way, there should be 4 O2 sensors. Have you checked/replaced them all?

    , it could be a problem with the circuitry
    to the sensors, or other problems as well, like fuel pressure problem,
    intake gasket, etc. .

  • balachander megavarnam
    balachander megavarnam May 27, 2008

    hope i helped you.................

    thanks for using fixya

    dont forget to rate the solution



×

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My 1999 dodge avenger is showing codes p0171 p0174 and p0123. i have replaced TPS and my car will turn over but not start. it will start momentarilly for about 2 seconds then shut off. is there a way


turn key on and start car,let it die and check for fuel pressure ,find fuel line and remove cap that looks like valve stem for tire,press neddle un derneth ,probly have no fuel,if so repace fuel filter and pump.try to spray brake cleane in throttle body after it dies if it will run on brake kleen you have no fuel,replace pump and filter.

Mar 17, 2013 | 1999 Dodge Avenger

2 Answers

I have a jeep grand cherokee i have a code p1296. voltage missing at throttle position sensor.explanation engine running and the ecm detected map sensor voltage less than expected. probable cause open or...


I would change the TPS throttle position sensor and the Map/MAF are you sure its not the mass air flow?. I think your computer is fine it could be have a loose ground issues but computers dont go bad.

Sep 12, 2011 | 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

On frist attemp to start car, cranks then dies after few seconds ckd fuel rail , had no pressure , replaced fuel pump regulator , no help !


do you hear the fuel pump turn on when you turn the key to the run position? If not the check the fuel pump relay.

If the car will start and run for a few seconds then die, It may well be the crank position sensor.

Nov 01, 2010 | 1990 Buick Regal

1 Answer

02 6 liter Denali sputtered and died while driving on highway. Started once or twice afterward but than died again. Has fuel pressure at fuel rail when pressing schrader valve with key on. Cranks, will...


possibly 4 things 1 bad ignition coil heating up then breaking down,2 clogged fuel filter,3 weak fuel pump,4 bad throttle position sensor or map sensor to check sensors simply put on hand held scanner and look for codes. replace fuel filter replace coil pack along with tune up plugs wires put fuel pressure gauge to see if fuel pump is working properly

Sep 18, 2010 | GMC Denali Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My car runs for three seconds then dies


Its' a module problem. The computer also should be diagnosing a trouble code. The main computer turns over control to the module within 5 seconds of a startup. Check your connectors for corrosion.

Autozone or Oreillys may be able to test the module to verify this for you. Another system that works like yours is the Cold Start circuit. The TPS takes over after the Cold Start circuit stops. The TPS is the throttle control or throttle position sensor. The TPS regulates both fuel and spark. Good Luck on your repair.

May 31, 2010 | 1995 Ford Escort

1 Answer

I have a 91 4runner v6 standard trans that died on the highway and now will not run. It will run for about 2 seconds after first turning the key. I have not seen any engine warning lights come on. I...


do you hear a pump noise when you turn the key to the run position? do this with the door open if no sound check fuses if good pump could be problem . if sound heard try fuel filter.

Apr 24, 2010 | 1990 Toyota 4Runner

2 Answers

2001 saturn L-series 3.0 dies after starting


You mentioned that some of the couplers for the intake runners are (were) split. I don't think that has anything to do with your problem, but it gives me an idea.

If the vacuum hose leading to your MAP sensor is also split/crushed/broken then the MAP sensor will never register any manifold vacuum. The only time that reading would be right would be when the car was at WOT. This theory alone does not explain why your car does not run, though because your car also has a mass airflow sensor. It should be able to run if either one of those sensors fails (but not both - or at least not very well with both failed). Did your car display a "check engine" light before the current condition developed? Does it have one now?

I would check the hose leading to the MAP sensor (if there is one - now that I look more closely at the drawings, it doesn't look like there is a hose). The MAP is on the top of the intake manifold on the rear bank above the cylinder closest to the driver's side of the car. It is held in by one bolt.

Can you retrieve any stored codes? Stores like Autozone will scan a car for its codes for free, but they don't make "house calls."

After typing all the above information, something new has occurred to me:

Your car has a drive-by-wire throttle. Idle speed is controlled by the electronic throttle valve. If you remove the tube that connects the throttle valve to the air cleaner, you should be able to see the throttle plate. Does it move appropriately for the amount of accelerator pedal input? For example, if you apply roughly 10% throttle, does the plate open roughly 10% of the way?

Your engine computer may just need to re-learn the position of the throttle plate. To do this, with your foot off the accelerator, turn the ignition to the "run" position, but do not attempt to start the car. After 30 seconds, the engine should begin the relearn sequence. If there are any TPS-related codes stored, the ECU will not attempt to run the relearn sequence, so you'll need to diagnose why that isn't working.

Anyway, this second option fits your symptoms a bit better than the first, and could indicate a failed throttle position sensor, accelerator position sensor, throttle actuator, wiring, or engine computer.

By the way, inability to rev above 3200 RPM may not be a problem. Some cars with automatic transmissions are limited and will not rev above a certain speed when in neutral or park. That said, if the throttle valve was not opening all the way because it was faulty, that would be a different story.

Jun 05, 2009 | 2001 Saturn S-Series

1 Answer

1997 dodge dakota v6 engine wont start replaced plugs and wires all 6 injectors the computer the crankshaft sensor and camshaft sensor and throttle position sensor ad idle air control valve the engine will...


turn the key to the on position a see if you can here a buzzing sound around the fuel tank,if you don't hear a sound then. (be very careful while doing this) with the key off take a fuel line coming from the tank loose,make sure its pointed away from you and turn the key to the on position,see if any gas comes out,if not then your fuel pump is probably bad.

Mar 05, 2009 | 1997 Dodge Dakota

1 Answer

Car starts but dies after 2 or 3 seconds


try replacing the throttle positioning sensor its on the throttle body

Nov 17, 2008 | 1999 Honda Prelude

Not finding what you are looking for?
2002 Volkswagen Cabrio Logo

Related Topics:

159 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Volkswagen Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60792 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6811 Answers

Are you a Volkswagen Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...