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NO START ,NO SPARK, NO POWER TO DISTR

1995 Volkswagen Jetta

Engine Mechanical problem
1995 Volkswagen Jetta 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 130000 miles

car has no spark, has power to the coil but no power to the distributor. Distributor does have ground. All fuses are good, cap & rotor are new. The car quit after driving into a puddle after a storm. Please help
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Rodney54
February 14, 2009.




It souinds like water got into one of your harness connectors, check as many as you can find, unplug and dry them out, look even at the connectors to the transmission.

Merlin2021
Feb 14, 2009.
Car has not run for 2 months been inside heated garage all connections are clean and dry

Tiny
Rodney54
Feb 14, 2009.
Does it crank? What engine? 1.9 or 2.0?
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Merlin2021
Feb 14, 2009.
CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR, CHECKING Camshaft Position Sensor malfunctions are recognized by On Board Diagnostic (OBD). Carry out electrical testing, test step 21. See ELECTRICAL TESTING . Disconnect harness connector on Camshaft Position Sensor at Ignition Distributor. Fig. 12: Disconnecting Harness Connector On Camshaft Position Sensor At Ignition Distributor Connect Fluke 83 multimeter with adapter cables from VW 1594 to measure voltage across outer terminals of connector. Switch ignition ON. Specified values: Up to 10.93 production, 49-states: 10 Volts min. Up to 10.93 production, California: 5 Volts min. From 10.93 production, all vehicles: 5 Volts min. If OK: Replace Ignition Distributor. See Ignition distributor, removing/installing . If NOT OK: Replace Motronic Engine Control Module (J220). Page 1 of 1 IGNITION-GLOW PLUG SYSTEM - 2.0L 4-CYL. 2V - ABA -1995 Volkswagen Jetta I... 2/14/2009 the codes like this


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Merlin2021
Feb 14, 2009.
It does turn over, has a 2.0

Tiny
Rodney54
Feb 14, 2009.
Next step is pull codes as shown above. Post results.

Merlin2021
Feb 15, 2009.

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