starts up then cuts off

Asked by Dec 21, 2015 at 01:11 PM about the 2000 Audi A3

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I've replaced my ignition amplifier then I
started the car it idles perfectly then it cuts
off after 20 munits now it won't start again

3 Answers


check for fuel level, fuel pump and lines. the compression and spark seem to be there if its idling for 20 mins. may be a fuel situation.

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I'll check it and I'll let you know cause it cut off the it never started again I waited another 45 munits and it started again


Do not go crazy buying parts! This is most likely an immobilizer issue or key sync/battery issue. These VWs are very touchy when it comes to the immobilizer.

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