VW TURNS OVER BUT WILL NOT START, LOUD NOISE IN OR UNDER INTAKE

  • Tiny
  • sammunozjr
  • 2007 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 135,000 miles

2007 VW Hatch will not start. Previous owner said it was a relay, possibly the ignition relay. But now the car has been sitting idle and turns over but will not start like it was a timing issue, but I pulled the top belt cover and the timing belt appears to be intact. When turning the engine over there is a squelch like metal on metal or poorly lubed metal rubbing. What could the problem be?

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Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 AT 1:55 AM

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  • Tiny
  • exovcds
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What engine?

Broken fuel pump cam follower can cause no start issues & noise.

Might be best to have it looked at by a shop.

Thomas

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Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 AT 3:21 AM
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  • hmac300
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I'd check fuel pressure and follow tom's advice.

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Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 AT 12:54 PM

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