Question about 1996 Volkswagen Jetta
Have a problem with not starting i have a 1998 vw jetta glx vr6 that i bought that had been left for 2 years untouched due to the previous owner installing a new ignition coil wrong and frying it, i install a new one the right way along side new wires, plugs, oil, filters, fuses, relays, and a new gas pump, but it still does not want to run it cranks with no problems but doesnt want to start.. can anyone please help me i dnt know what to do and i really want to get it running again. thank you
Posted on Jun 13, 2011
I had the same problem with my 96 jetta trek edition, solenoid was engaging but the trunk was jammed, went in via back seat, fold down the seat and crawled into the trunk unscrewed the latch, cleaned and greased the latch mechanism and hinges, then screwed latch back, no problem since. The fusebox is underneath the dashboard, if the fuse is good, test the solenoid to see if it is working correctly, be careful have an expert in electricity do the testing for you, if solenoid is good, might be your switch in your console, if the switch is good, might be mechanical, these are basic troubleshooting procedures.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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