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Mk5 Golf GTi - won't start
« on: December 22, 2018, 12:53:57 PM »
Hi there, currently stranded with a non-starting Golf. I presume it's something starter related, battery seems ok, any suggestions ... it sounds like something a whack with a hammer in the appropriate place would fix!!


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Re: Mk5 Golf GTi - won't start
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2018, 03:52:07 PM »
Have you tried a jump start?

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Re: Mk5 Golf GTi - won't start
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2018, 04:48:56 PM »
Try jump start, if no then starters had it



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Re: Mk5 Golf GTi - won't start
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2018, 07:49:33 PM »
Sounds like a flat battery to me.

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Re: Mk5 Golf GTi - won't start
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2018, 09:39:00 AM »
Sounds like a flat battery to me.

Embarrassingly, it looks like you're right. I ruled this out in my head as I'd driven it 20 mins earlier, however, I bump started it and it started ok again a few min later. Thanks for the replies.

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Re: Mk5 Golf GTi - won't start
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2018, 12:25:30 AM »
Glad you got it fixed mate


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Re: Mk5 Golf GTi - won't start
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2019, 10:52:31 PM »
Mine does the same. Was it a dead battery or are you still having issues?

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Re: Mk5 Golf GTi - won't start
« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2019, 08:14:25 PM »
Mine does the same. Was it a dead battery or are you still having issues?

Dead battery.