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well, its here... winter for me.. yay.. anywho my problem now is, is that my car will not start... especially when its cold and even when i plug it in, but even more wierd is if it sits for maybe 2, 3 hours outside i have trouble trying to start it again!??!?
i have just put a new battery in and what-not!
the car has lots of juice to pull over, just not fire up!!
the odd time when it does start ECP comes on?? what does this mean in english??
it almost seems like its not getting any gas?! or something...
i am wondering has anyone else expeirenced this problem, or at least anny suggestions??

it will go to the dealer on tuesday night to check it out, but please any help!!!
 

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Re: (puroeurodre)

i would think its coil related.......common 1.8t problem.... did u vag com it to see if its got any error codes..... not sure if u know but theres not always a check eng light when sumthin is wrong..... my friends 02 1.8t was throwing 7 codes with no CEL or any other warning ..... def vag com is first
 

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Re: 2001 car not starting now.... (janjan)

Quote, originally posted by janjan »
the car has lots of juice to pull over, just not fire up!!

I'm not sure what this means?
It sounds like something may be draining the battery when the car is off. It could be the fuel pump/relay, I guess.
 
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