car just cranks

Asked by Apr 03, 2016 at 02:13 PM about the 2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 1.8T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Cor just cranks and wont start acts like it is
not getting fuel

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The cause can be 4 things spark plugs, air flow, fuel flow, or compression. You can check the spark plugs and air flow pretty easily. Fuel flow and compression can be a bit hard to determine. If the car sounds like it sputters at all then its a fuel flow issue. Compression you might have to take to a shop for or eliminate the others first.

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