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My 1999 jetta runs then just dies....changed fuel filter and

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my 1999 jetta runs for awhile then just dies....changed fuel filter and pump,battery is good, alternator is good ????
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Lou P. replied 1 year ago.

Hello , when it dies how long does it take before it starts back up?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
1 hour or more
Expert:  Lou P. replied 1 year ago.

ok so the first thing we can check is the crank sensor, the best way to test that is to pour ice cold water over the sensor as soon as the car dies and wont restart, if you pour ice water over it and it starts right back up then that is the issue, what engine do you have?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Lou P. replied 1 year ago.

here is a video that was made showing replacement. same engine. hope this helps.

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