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Jetta 2.0 starts then dies

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Jetta 2.0 starts then dies
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 7 years ago.
do u have any codes present? have u checked to see if u got fuel pressure? what do u mean going to the carb ? there is a fuel line going to the fuel rail where the injectors go it has a white arrow pointing towars the rail thats ur fuel feed line check fuel there while ur cranking the vehicle
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
No codes no code reader how do I check fuel pressure 1/2 a tank of fuel in car
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 7 years ago.
remove the fuel line going to the fuel rail the one that has the white arrow pointing to the motor and then after removing the line use a small container put the line in it have somebody crank the car for u and see if ur getting any fuel coming out of the hose that way u see if ur getting fuel to ur engine
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
ok be back later
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 7 years ago.
ok let me know
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I have fuel pressure
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 7 years ago.
when the vehicle starts and dies do have any lights flashing at u on the dashboard cluster
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
It only runs for about 5 sec but the answer would be no flashing of lites although all dashboard lights are on for start up
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 7 years ago.
there are several possibilites that can be going on do u have a scan tool to check faults to see if u have any faults in the system
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
No I am stuck at home home w/out any transportation.
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 7 years ago.
is ur chck engine light on when it does run
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
yes
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 7 years ago.
it might be a engine speed sensor g-28 also called impulse sensor but without u scanning the codes its had to say u know u have fuel and spark becuse u have checked that i would reccomend try to get it scanned and see what the codes are
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