just died while driving


Asked by Sep 20, 2011 at 06:41 PM about the 2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have spark and fuel i changed timing belt head gasket camshaft sensor spark plugs turns over fine has good comp. some times it will fire lightly through muffler please help

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are you positive you got the timimg marks lined up exactly right when you changed the timing belt??


yes t mark on crank t mark onhead and camshaft pully when i pulled the head #1 was tdc having same problem as i did after car died the first time

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did you ever find out what the problem was as im having the exact same thing , got spark got fuel but wont start , she was running sweet on route to the mot an she just died ?

Did you guys ever figure it out?

Crankshaft speed sensor. Is my guess...

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