Car lost power, now wont start


Asked by Jan 01, 2016 at 06:48 PM about the 1996 Audi A4 2.8

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I need help troubleshooting this issue.

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Fuel pump, fuel filter, High pressure fuel pump ... steps it up to 2000psi.. no typo 2000psi to overcome compression because the timing of injection is very late in the compression stroke. It's driven off the cam

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It also has a fuel distributor than can go bad. Note the steel braided fuel lines, that is because of the pressure click to size up

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Ive already change the following parts: - Fuel pump, fuel filter, fuel relay, ignition coil, spark plugs, wires, camshaft pos sensor, crankshaft pos sensor, timing belt. After I changed the timing belt, I no longer get any codes. Car has fully charged battery but only cranks for a couple seconds and then done. It sounds like the engine is struggling to turn over.


Here is the picture I had up that was rudely deleted by the site censors. Yours will not look exactly like this, this is a 4-cylinder but same idea -will go full screen

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