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It ran low on oil. I parked it, added oil, now it wont

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Hey, it ran low...

Hey, it ran low on oil. I parked it, added oil, now it wont start. ideas? It is a 2008 Jetta 2.5

Mechanic's Assistant: When was your last oil change?

2000 miles ago. it's due

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Jetta yourself? What have you tried so far?

It's sitting in a parking lot right now. Yes, I'd like to fix it myself. I added oil to the correct level. It didn't start. I tried pushing the trip odometer in while turning the ignition on, then off and cranking. no start

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No, that's about it

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: VW
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VW Mechanic: Todd M, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago
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Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you today. Did the vehicle overheat during this time? Did you hear any noises out of the ordinary? Also, when you turn the key, is the motor turning over or not?

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VW Mechanic: vwtech0405, VW Technician replied 8 months ago
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Good afternoon i will be helping you tonight, how low was the oil level ??

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Hey! No, it didn’t overheat, no noise, ran perfectly. Now, 8 hours after I parked it, it cranks for 5 seconds, gives an audible beep and flashes the oil light
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Anyone there?
VW Mechanic: vwtech0405, VW Technician replied 8 months ago

Am here sorry i was helping other customers

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VW Mechanic: vwtech0405, VW Technician replied 8 months ago

What dies the vehicle do when you try to crank it does it sound normal ??

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VW Mechanic: vwtech0405, VW Technician replied 8 months ago

Can you also tell me how low the oil level was?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Oil level was almost not showing on dipstick. Cranking sounds normal-
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Cranks for 5 seconds, then beeps and flashes oil light
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Needs to be reset somehow? Or is it shot.
VW Mechanic: vwtech0405, VW Technician replied 8 months ago

Ok when you turn the key towards the on position does the check engine light come on the dash ? just on the on position not cranking it ?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
It comes on for a second with all other lights, but soon goes out
VW Mechanic: vwtech0405, VW Technician replied 8 months ago

ok just making sure its still coming on , ok you either have a failing fuel pump not providing fuel pressure to the engine or a internal engine issue since the vehicle ran low on oil you will need to have fuel pressure checked if that checks out then have the engine internal compression checked out to see i you have a internal engine issue . I hop this helps please dont forget to provide positive feedback for the help provided thank you

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Thanks
VW Mechanic: vwtech0405, VW Technician replied 8 months ago

Your welcome please dont forget the feedback for the help thank you

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