1995 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA NO START ,NO SPARK, NO POWER TO DISTR

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  • rodney54
  • 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

Saturday, February 14th, 2009 AT 6:31 AM

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  • merlin2021
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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.

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Saturday, February 14th, 2009 AT 6:48 AM
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  • rodney54
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Car has not run for 2 months been inside heated garage all connections are clean and dry

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Saturday, February 14th, 2009 AT 8:50 AM
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  • merlin2021
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Does it crank? What engine? 1.9 or 2.0?

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Saturday, February 14th, 2009 AT 12:01 PM
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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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Saturday, February 14th, 2009 AT 12:07 PM
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  • rodney54
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It does turn over, has a 2.0

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Saturday, February 14th, 2009 AT 1:02 PM
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  • merlin2021
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Next step is pull codes as shown above. Post results.

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Sunday, February 15th, 2009 AT 4:47 AM

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