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2001 passat: spark..crank sensor..new coil no code just wont start

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2001 passat wont start has no spark new can sensor and crank sensor tried new coil no code just wont start has fuel no spark please help
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 6 years ago.

Eurocar Inc :

hello there

Eurocar Inc :

ust to make sure did you unbolt the fuel line at the fuel rail connection and cranked the engine over did you get alot of fuel out of the hose ?

Eurocar Inc :

is this a 2001.5 passat (chrome trim) or early 2001

Eurocar Inc :

will await for your reply

JACUSTOMER-4sr9oabb- :

yes its a chrome trim one and no the fuel rail was not unbolted timing is also dead on and i didnt not find a icm

JACUSTOMER-4sr9oabb- :

hello?

JACUSTOMER-4sr9oabb- :

come back please!

Eurocar Inc :

hello there sorry for the delay!

Eurocar Inc :

please double check if you have fuel w/ the line disconnected and have a container to get the fuel and crank the engine!!

Eurocar Inc :

please let me know!!

JACUSTOMER-4sr9oabb- :

yes it has fuel

JACUSTOMER-4sr9oabb- :

i can smell it too when i crank the car

Eurocar Inc :

hello

Eurocar Inc :

are you there?

Eurocar Inc :

did you have the recall done for the ignition coils replacement?u

Eurocar Inc :

what happens if you hold the gas pedal to the floor while cranking? does it try to run ? may have to crank for a bit like 15 - 20 seconds?

JACUSTOMER-4sr9oabb- :

sorry

JACUSTOMER-4sr9oabb- :

yes i did change the coils with the recall

JACUSTOMER-4sr9oabb- :

nutting happens when i hold the pedal down just keeps cranking

Eurocar Inc :

you have a scan tool?

Eurocar Inc :

reason of that is that i want you to unplug the mass air flow sensor and then try to see if the engine will fire over!!

Eurocar Inc :

and did you check all the fuses on the dash left side for any that is blown?

JACUSTOMER-4sr9oabb- :

yes i checked every fuse and the scan tool said nutting no errors

JACUSTOMER-4sr9oabb- :

its so fustrating this car its like a really expensive paper weight

JACUSTOMER-4sr9oabb- :

i even checked the fuses on the fire wall behind the dash board still nutting blown

JACUSTOMER-4sr9oabb- :

anyone help please

JACUSTOMER-4sr9oabb- :

it has ton of gas coming up and has good pressure

Eurocar Inc :

ok can i have your vin# XXXXX pull wiring diagram?