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Vehicle dies hot won't start until it cools down. no spark

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hello vehicle dies hot won't...
hello vehicle dies hot won't start until it cools down. no spark at the coil. has new cam position sensors
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: cranks fast
JA: What is the model/year of your VW?
Customer: 2003 vw passat 2.8
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i am hoping to fix this my self
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: speedometer doesn't work
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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago
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I need some more information.

The camshaft sesnor which one did you replace ? location ?

is the check engine light on when running?

is the abs/brake light on while running?

any recent repairs prior to this issue?

any recent accidents?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Both cam sensors. Engine light on. No abs light. No repairs. No accidents.
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago

ok the most likely sensor that was ignored is the crank sensor . that sensor tells the ecu that the engine is turning and if that is not sensing that it is not turning the engine will not run. A scan test is needed to verify to make sure but i'm 95% positive that is your issue.

when hot the signal breaks down causing a stall untill cooled . the sensor is located on the drivers side lower on the block . when replacing make sure the wire is away of the exhaust manifold.

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