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It wont start it will turn over etc it still has the stupi

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it wont start it will turn over etc it still has the stupi alarm system on it
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: brand new battery
JA: What is the model/year of your VW?
Customer: 2002 vw jetta
JA: Are you fixing your Jetta yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: added oil tried to undo the alarm and i have a new battery
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no thanks
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: VW
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
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Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

There are many things that can cause a no start condition. You may be missing fuel pressure due to a pump issue or a loss of power or ground to it. You may be missing spark due to a cam or crank sensor issue or a number of other causes such as wiring or cam timing. It could be a fuel quality issue or an exhaust restriction.

Have you checked for communication with the engine controller using a scan tool?

Does the fuel pump run?

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