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Have a 2001 beetle 1.8L TURBO, parked the car one night,

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have a 2001 beetle 1.8L TURBO, parked the car one night, next morning car would crank but not start. checked fuel pump relay, I was good. Fuel pump was bad, replaced fuel pump no start, replaced fuel regulator, not start. replaced crank shaft sensor, not start. I have fuel, have spark but car still cranks but won't start. I need help I'm frustrated.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: VW
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
paid deposit, now what
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 1 year ago.

I can help you out do you know if you have faults stored in the ecm?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no faults
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 1 year ago.

Have you checked timing yet ??

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
timing belt has been changed, have spark. believe it is somewhere in the anti theft module
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 1 year ago.

If it was a anti theft issue the car would start and die right away and a blinking light on the dash when this happens??

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok, so my issue is still unresolved. No closer to a solution
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 1 year ago.

We can get to the bottom of this would you like a live phone call ??

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No thanks, ***** ***** that would help. I'll try my luck elswhere
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 1 year ago.

OK it was just a suggestion because its a lot easier

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