DO JETTAS HAVE INERTIA SWITCHES

  • Tiny
  • Jpjim
  • 2001 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA
  • 140,000 MILES

Car would bog down then one day wouldnt start seems like it is out of gas cranks up but as soon as I let go of key turns off it does have gas in car

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Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 AT 5:26 PM

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  • DrCranknWrench
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They do have inertia switches that can fail without having a wreck. But, you can also see if the fuel pump is producinits reuirement by testing the fuel pressure.

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Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 AT 6:48 PM
  • Tiny
  • Wrenchtech
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No, Volkswagen does not use an Inertia switch. That is found on Ford products only.

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Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 AT 7:09 PM

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