Please help me! Cheek engine light & EPC light is on & my car will not start!!!!

Pachello1019
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Asked by Pachello1019 Nov 18, 2011 at 08:40 AM about the 2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Ok bought vw 2 days ago!! It ran great & yesterday I realized check engine light came
on!,,then today I go out to start car & it will NOT START!!! Everything else came on like
radio, lights etc.!! I happened to notice EPC light is also on!  Car rAn fine last night,
absolutely no issues!! I hv no owns Manuel either! Please someone help me!!
Jessica

4 Answers

Michael McGrail
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Without knowing what codes the computer has flagged.. I can't help there.. Every state requires auto dealers to warranty their cars for a limited amount of time. Here in Louisiana it is 3 days. If I were you I would find out, if able let the dealer worry about the fix. If you bought it from an individual, unfortunately you may be SOL.

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Hotes
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if you have a road side service have the car towed to a dealer to run a computer check on it. Document everything! This may be covered under the lemon law of your state.

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Pachello1019
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Tha ms guys for taking time to answer my question" well my dad took. Look at my car & it was the starter so we bought the part $150 (not to bad) and he fixed it she is back in business & running amazing111 Jessica

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BobH2003
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I have a 2003 Jetta 1.8T and the EPC light came on and the car would not start. I also had a check engine light come on last week. I checked the battery voltage and it was 12.3 Volts (Manual says it should be >12.5V). I replaced the battery and both lights went out and the car starts right up.

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