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My g28 sensor went bad the other day so I replaced it. And

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My g28 sensor went bad the other day so I replaced it. And when I went to go start my car. Still nothing
JA: Which particular sensor are you asking about? And have any trouble codes been triggered?
Customer: Yes I have a obd2 code reader and the code I've been coming up with is p0321
JA: What year is your G8?
Customer: Not g8. I have a 2007 vw jetta 2.0t. It's the crank shaft sensor
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. And I have tried replacing the crank shaft sensor. Went to my local auto part store and bought a new one. I put it in and still won't start
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No maam
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Kevin replied 3 months ago.

Hi I'm Kevin when you try and start does engine crank ?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
It will crank but not start.
Expert:  Kevin replied 3 months ago.

Ok and on your scan tool can you see live data ?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I replaced the crank shaft position sensor. Still has the code p0321 and will not start
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I have a obd2 scan tool
Expert:  Kevin replied 3 months ago.

Can you read live data?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Vagcom?
Expert:  Kevin replied 3 months ago.

Vagcom will do this

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I do not have vagcom
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
We don't have vagcom. Could anything else be wrong
Expert:  Kevin replied 3 months ago.

You need to see if on the live you have any reading for engine speed

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
The car will not start up at all. Just cranks
Expert:  Kevin replied 3 months ago.

I understand this you need to view on live data on computer if the ecu is seeing any reading at all from engine speed

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I can't read it on my computer
Expert:  Kevin replied 3 months ago.

I cannot assist any further without this confirmation il opt out another tech may assist

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Getting it read here soon I'll let you know
Expert:  Kevin replied 3 months ago.

Ok let me know if you have any reading

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Ok I will
Expert:  Kevin replied 3 months ago.

Ok

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