i have a 2001 jetta tdi when u go to start it in the morinig it wont start i replaced the glow plugs wire harness and relay when its cold out it starts right up but after it runs and it sits for 2 to 4 hrs dosnt start unless you shoot a little either in it
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Question: not starting
Answer #1Superbob April 20, 2011, 14:27Master
I think you may have an injection pump problem or a clogged fuel filter.
Get it checked by a VW expert or a Diesel shop that'll work on a VW.
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