misfire number 1 cylinder

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  1. brisnw

    brisnw New Member

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    is number 1 cylinder the one by timing cover or back of motor by thermostat I have number 1 missfire code
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  2. Fingers

    Fingers Member

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    It's by the timing belt cover.
  3. Keithuk

    Keithuk Super Moderator

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    I'm sure I've read YMZ saying they doesn't number the cylinders in the conventional method cylinder 1 being next to the timing cover, this my depend on the model year.

    Do you have an error code for this missfire?
  4. brisnw

    brisnw New Member

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    I have a error code for number 1 missfire and glow plug (a) circut failure that is the injector that I pulled to check pump pressure so will take it out to have it checked then deal with glow plug circut issue
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    Keithuk Super Moderator

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    Yes but what is the error number?


    Car: 200 tdi

    What is that a 2000 model but which model please add the model and correct year to your car spec?
  6. brisnw

    brisnw New Member

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    p0301 and p0380 2000 jetta 1.9
  7. Keithuk

    Keithuk Super Moderator

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    You still hsven't updated your car spec.

    VAG Error Code: 16685
    EOBD II Error Code: P0301

    Fault Location:
    Cylinder 1 - Misfire detected

    Possible Cause:
    Wiring.
    Ignition system.
    Fuel injectors.
    Fuel pressure.
    Running out of fuel.
    EVAP canister purge valve.
    Evaporative emission system.
    Low compression.
    Base engine problems.
    Engine control module (ECM).

    Special Notes:
    This feature search for engine misfire in a specific cylinder. Most of the time the cause for a misfire is a lack of combustion in a cylinder due to absence of spark, poor fuel metering, or poor compression.


    VAG Error Code: 16764
    EOBD II Error Code: P0380

    Fault Location:
    Glow Plug/Heater (Q6) - Circuit malfunction

    Possible Cause:
    No Pre-Glow Period.
    Poor Cold Starting.

    Wiring.
    Glow plug relay (J52).
    Fuse.
    Glow plugs.
    Engine control module (ECM).

    Possible Solutions:
    Check Glow Plug Wiring.
    Check Glow Plug(s).

    Special Notes:
    See TDIClub Glow Plug 101

    As taken from my http://www.myturbodiesel.com/forum/f9/free-eobd-ii-error-codes-software-2919/

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