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Chris(aka-Moose), VW Technician
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Car will not start i get a ticking sound car will start with

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car will not start i get a ticking sound car will start with a jump i can turn the car off and it will start and than after an hour it will not start just get the ticking p0510 colse throttle position switch p0411 secondary air injection system incorrect flow p0422 catalyst efficency below threshold p0116 engine coolant temperature circuit range or performance problem
JA: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?
Customer: for some time from under the hood sounds like the starter i change the fan relay box under the battery it was brunt out
JA: What is the model/year of your VW?
Customer: 1999 vw jetta 2.0
JA: Are you fixing your Jetta yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes i changed the some fuse that were blown i changed the radio fuse
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Chris(aka-Moose) replied 8 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner past midnight.

  • Sorry no one has helped yet for the question fees you have already paid.
  • I can help with this question.
  • Reply and let me know when your able to work on this concern.
  • Do you own a volt meter so we can diagnose the battery, alternator, and battery drain?
Expert:  Chris(aka-Moose) replied 8 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • Sorry you were not pleased with my help.
  • What would you like to do regarding your question now.
  • This post is coming up on the 7 day mark where it times out. When a post times out, that means it's no longer on my active list (you reply and I may never know it.)

Thanks Chris