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    2013 1.6 TDi (102) Caddy Starting Problem

    Hi. Please can someone advise on a recent issue I have with my van. First start of the day the engine starts with no major problems. If I go for a short drive (5 mins) then I have a real issue to restart the engine. Any clues please? Im going to change the glow plugs to see if that helps. I have no fault codes. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mharnden1968 View Post
    I have no fault codes. Thanks.
    First posts normally go in introductions else you could get a free fix and we never see you again!!!

    You car spec says 0, only what I've added from this post.

    You have no fault codes being shown on which scanner?

    You need to get your motor scanned (preferably with VAG-COM\VCDS) for any error codes logged in the ecu and post them, that will save a lot of guessing and check systems out.
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    The injectors on the Caddy version of the 1.6TDI EA189 are very problematic but you could have a failing crank speed sensor, the way to test these is to view the rpm in measuring blocks when the engine will not start. Has it had a fuel filter recently?
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