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My car crank but won't start 2003 Volkswagen Passat

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My car crank but won't start 2003 Volkswagen Passat
Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: VW
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VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Ok
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

Do you have spark present at the spark plugs when you try to start?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I changed all the spark plugs on my car
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

But do you have spark present from the coil when you try to start?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
It sounds like it wants to start but it doesn't all lights come in car it jus won't turn over
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I changed the crankshaft sensor as well
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I really don't no anything about cars sorry. I just would like to no of all the reason my car will crank but won't start so that I can have and idea of what I should get fixed
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

Sorry about the wait. The symptom you are experiencing can be caused by a couple of differnent reasons like no fuel pressure, no spark present at coil or no fuel injector pulse present. So these tests will need to be done to poinpoint.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Ok I believe its the fuel pump because when I ran it through the code reader the code 233 came up 322 321
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I fixed 322 and 321 and the code po171 is showing now as well
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

are code 322 and 321 still present in the pcm?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Just po171
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

Have you checked for vacuum leaks?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No I haven't
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

I will recommend to start with checking for vacuum leaks. If no leaks found then check the fuel pressure and mass air flow operation.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Will that cause my car to not turn over
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

Is your engine not turning over at all or not starting?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
At one point I would have to cranks it will giving gas and it will turn over but today when it turned over It cut off completely then when I tried to start it up again it just kelp cranking but won't start
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

Ok. this symptom can be caused by a large vacuum leak, low fuel pressure or a faulty mass air flow.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I have to change vacuum holes and fuel pump?
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

Only if they are faulty.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Ok thanks
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

You're welcome. Keep me posted.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Hello
VW Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

Hello. Any updates?

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