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Chech engine light has...

Chech engine light has been on since i got the car, p0341 have replaced camshaft positon sensor , coolent temp sensor, all timing parts and cooling system.

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

Went out start the car and it cranks over and fires then die quickly it has always had a hard time starting now the immobilizer light is on and flashing the check engine light just stay on

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your VW?

02 jetta 1.8t

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

Yes i do work on my own, at work just disconneted battery earlier before i saw the immobilizer light on. tried to crank it over and battery is weak and died so will need to get a new battery today

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

No thats good

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