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I have a year 2000 vw Lupo 1.4 16v which won't start, it…

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Hi there Mike, I have a...
Hi there Mike,
I have a year 2000 vw Lupo 1.4 16v which won't start, it cranks over but no spark at the plugs, I've replaced the battery spark plugs and ignition coil but still no spark, I then tested the power plug to the ignition coil, with a volt tester but the reading were nil or very low when cranking over, any help would be greatly appreciated
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UK Auto Mechanic: vwtech0405, Vw tech replied 2 years ago
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Do you have any faults in the ecm ?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Nothing read up on the diagnostics scanner and no warning lights in the dash board
UK Auto Mechanic: vwtech0405, Vw tech replied 2 years ago

Have you checked the crank sensor yet ???

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No, I found the crank sensor under the front engine cover, I will order one and replace it during the week, is there also a tdc sensor on the car or are the tdc sensor and the crank sensor one of the same thing? Sorry, I'm somewhat a novice at this game 😥
UK Auto Mechanic: vwtech0405, Vw tech replied 2 years ago

There a cam sensor also but before you order anything you are positive you have fuel pressure and no or weak spark ??

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
defiently fuel pressure and no spark at the plug or the ignition coil
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Where would I locate the tdc sensor on the lupo, as I've looked around the top of the bell housing but couldn't locate it, the lupo engine code starts with Aua. Many thanks
UK Auto Mechanic: vwtech0405, Vw tech replied 2 years ago

Do you mean the cam sensor ?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Sorry, yes the can sensor then
UK Auto Mechanic: vwtech0405, Vw tech replied 2 years ago

The cam sensor is located on the top portion of the engine usually located on the valve cover top right or behind the upper cam sprocket

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Great, I will get them replaced within the next couple of days and in turn will respond if the problem persists.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Than you
UK Auto Mechanic: vwtech0405, Vw tech replied 2 years ago

no problem please dont forget to provide positive rating feedback for the help provided thank you

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