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Mk3 blackout

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Hi all, I’m Gary and new to the site, ok, so, recently bought a 1.8 mk3 W reg with 90000 miles, done a full service and new clutch, been running great then started getting a engine rattle for a couple of days, all of a sudden it just blacked out while driving as if I turned the ignition off, totally died, now when I try start it just clicks?? Any help please?

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Post by Synz »

Unfortunately this sounds very much like a timing chain issue, does the battery have charge and does the engine turn over at all?

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