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Can't restart diesel after run-away

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Beef, Oct 1, 2007.

  1. Beef

    Beef Member

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    Two weeks ago, after an oil change and turbo clean the engine on my 1997 1.9 TDI ran away. :ohmy: It revved out of control for about 20 seconds and then the auxiliary belt snapped. The engine then gently died.

    Having replaced the belt and VAG COM'ed it I have not been able to get her to start.

    The engine turns over nicely on the key but will not fire. I have had all 4 injectors out, cleaned then and bled them, but still she won't fire.

    Has anybody ever experienced this and is there anything I can do.

    All help very much appreciated.

    Cheers,


    Beef
     
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  3. enda1

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    Get a compression check done on the cylinders. If you are low on compression then it probably won't fire
     
  4. Beef

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    Thanks Enda, I'll get that sorted.

    Cheers,


    Beef
     
  5. Markey

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    Yeah mine is not a diesel but had the exact same problem would run on the key, found out after a compression check there was none...
     

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