JETTA STARTS BUT IF DIES WILL NOT START AGAIN

  • Tiny
  • Benzenwenger
  • 2002 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 138,000 miles

2002 vw jetta starting problems it will take a bit to start will run fine but if car is killed stalls will not start again for about 15 mins or. More then hard to start again, anyone know whats going on why it wont start, but if its running runs fine, any help?

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Monday, August 13th, 2012 AT 11:47 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Start with a fuel pressure test.

Roy

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Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 AT 12:04 AM
  • Tiny
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Would that mean bad fuel pump?

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Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 AT 1:09 AM
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  • rasmataz
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A fuel pressure test will rule out the fuel pump as the culprit

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Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 AT 1:19 AM
  • Tiny
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Pressure alone might not tell the whole story... fuel pump current ramping will show you the health of the contacts inside of the pump.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HHoDhR47ZI

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Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 AT 4:13 AM

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