99 jetta with new battery won't crank over,fuel pump makes noise but car doesn't start

Asked by Feb 17, 2015 at 12:01 PM about the Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

it was -7 degrees with an old battery,it cranked over about 3 seperate time but battery
went dead,so i replaced the battery ,but it won't turn the starter and start the motor

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check your starter out its possible the connections have rotted off. Happened to my audi once when i went to try and start it i got nothing when i looked the wire from the points to the solenoid had rotted out and separated. the symptom was the car would struggle to start most days like it was lacking power. once the new starter was in it cranked over like a dream.

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