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I have a 2006 vw jetta BRM engine. was driving along and the

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car just shut off. still...
i have a 2006 vw jetta BRM engine. was driving along and the car just shut off. still had power but just engine died. Car cranks for days but the engine will not start. Doesnt even try and fire. replaced the lift pump intank. have lots of fuel to the tandem pump. have code for cam sensor signal out of range. tried new cam sensor, same result, tried load testing the cam wiring to the ecm same result. tried a different ecu, same result. i set car at #1 tdc and checked the cam pulley, its centered in the slots. Out of ideas at this point. also pulled tandem pump apart, everything looks ok. hooked up pressure gauge while cranking at 295 rpm had 21 psi fuel pressure.
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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago
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what happens if you shoot for 3 senconds wd/40 in the intake does the vehicle start with the original ecu installed?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
i had disconnected the glowplugs, and shot some ether in the intake, the vehicle does not start but does sputter a bit and try to start, as compared to no starting fluid it just cranks.
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 1 year ago

ok glow plugs plugged in and spray for 5 seconds and then try again please?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
tried that and it still didnt fire. i went out on a limb and checked the cam timing and turns out it jumped a few teeth. belt was still tensioned, but definitly off a few teeth. replaced the belt, pulley, idler and water pump and now good to go!
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