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Wont start. Just changed the fuel lines and filter battery…

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Just changed the fuel...

Just changed the fuel lines and filter battery is fine

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

2003 jetta 1.8t manual drive

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

Yes fixing myself.

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

Was suppossed to be a basic change to fuel supply line \

Submitted: 28 days ago.Category: VW
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Customer reply replied 28 days ago
fuel supply line was leaking at the rail - we taped that leak but then it starting leaking at the connect. replaced all 4 the hoses (all were corroded and brittle) from the quick connect to the rails. replaced fuel supply line running under car up into the engine to quic connect.. changed filter at the same time and also change air and oil filters. double checked all connections - nothing seemed loose. vehicle just turns over but wont catch. i did hear fuel pump activating each time i tried to start it.
where does the obd scanner tool connect to the engine so it provides the error codes. (new development) basically states that there is no communication to the scanner but prior to that i did not receive any error codes
Customer reply replied 28 days ago
it would appear that the gas tank is starting to buckle
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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 28 days ago
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When you turn the key on does the check engine light come on in the instrument cluster?

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Customer reply replied 28 days ago
it does
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 28 days ago

ok . did you check if the coils are working ?

pull coil and have spark plug in coil while connected and a ground wire from ground to the threads of the spark plug.

with a second person cranking does it spark?

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Customer reply replied 28 days ago
I will have to get to on that one. I an currently away from the vehicle.
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 28 days ago

ok please do keep me in the loop!!

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Customer reply replied 28 days ago
do i need to worry about the gas tank buckling of the fact the obd cannot get a reading?
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 28 days ago

first need to get the engine running first . do you have an aftermarket radio installed?

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Customer reply replied 28 days ago
No radio
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 28 days ago

before this issue was there any other lights on in the dash?

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Customer reply replied 28 days ago
No
Customer reply replied 28 days ago
2 months ago we changed out the maf
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 27 days ago
What scan tool u are using make and model please?
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