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Volkswagen My Car Won't Start Specialist

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Volkswagen won't start (or with difficulty)? Our local mechanics will resolve things.



We work with 15,155 friendly, professional garages and mechanics nationwide. Whatever the symptoms (e.g. a clicking noise, an issue with cold starts or 'hot starting', or after a long drive), one of our specialists will put things right.

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Top garages for Volkswagen My Car Won't Start (9,099 found)
ABM Autohaus Ltd
118 Jobs Completed
Birmingham
4.5 / 5

We are specialists in engine reconditioning of all makes and models. We are based in Sutton Coldfield in Birmingham, West Midlands. We carry out all general car repairs, servicing, wheel alignment, tyre replacement, wheel balancing, exhausts, welding work, head gaskets, cambelts, timing chains, engine replacements, gearbox replacements, clutches, brakes, general diagnostics and general 32 point health check services. Our three technicians have over 45 years of combined experience in this industry, and invaluable experience in working on all makes and models of vehicles.

AUTO MARYO CARS LTD
60 Jobs Completed
Harlow
4.9 / 5

We professionally repair any problem your cars engine has. If something sounds off, then don’t wait, maybe you timing chain or camshaft is out of sync and it can cause serious problems to the engine.

CLUTCH REPAIR
If your clutch is dead and you’re stranded, don’t panic, just call us atand we’ll bring your car to our service and repair it in no time.

EXHAUST AND WELDING
If your exhaust needs changing or if it has a hole, come to our service and we’ll fix it so you can pass the MOT or any inspection.

Tyreland Wimborne - Team Protyre
45 Jobs Completed
Wimborne
5.0 / 5

The Tyreland team pride themselves on providing exceptional levels of customer service and are proud to be a Foxy Choice approved garage, a gold level Pirelli Performance Centre and a Michelin accredited centre. As well as providing tyres from all the leading manufacturers including Dunlop Goodyear, Bridgestone, Continental, Kumho and Falken the Wimborne Tyreland team Protyre holds stock of tyres for any driving requirements to fit with customers pockets. Darren and his team will be pleased to undertake a vehicle health check and carry out a five point safety check, just call for a suitable appointment.

As well as providing tyres for cars, vans, 4x4's and SUV's the centre will also check and replace brakes, batteries and exhausts. Tyreland Wimborne have a Hunter 4 Wheel alignment system.

Barrett-Lee
20 Jobs Completed
Sudbury
5.0 / 5

"In this ever-changing market, Barrett-Lee has taken steps to position itself as the market leader for servicing and repairs for cars and vans in the Suffolk and North Essex area. We moved to our modern new Byford Road service centre in April 2005. It is fully equipped with the latest equipment and technology to service and maintain all modern cars and light commercial vehicles up to 5 tonnes. We specialise in BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Land Rover and the full VAG group range of vehicles offering dealer level service and repair using both AutoLogic and Bosch diagnostic equipment. We also continue to support the balance of our large and loyal customer base by offering repairs and a similar 'dealer' standard of servicing to all other makes no matter what the model or age."

trade tyre and service centre
50 Jobs Completed
Alton
5.0 / 5

Trade tyre and service centre specialise in all makes of cars . We have dealer level trade technicians so you have total peace of mind when your vehicle comes to us . We are based half a mile from Alton town . Although we do offer a free collection and delivery service . Our reception has free WiFi and free coffee and tea facilities whilst you wait for your vehicle .

Wilco Motosave - Hunslet
88 Jobs Completed
Leeds
4.8 / 5

Wilco Motosave is one of the North's leading independent family owned motorists' stores and fitting centres.

With 26 branches located throughout Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Manchester & Rochdale, we'll be sure to have a store near to you. Each of our depots also contains a busy fast-fit centre too, where we fit tyres, batteries, exhausts and CATs to hundreds of cars every single day throughout our region. We also carry out servicing and fit braking parts too.

We will be pleased to carry out a Free No-Obligation Check on your Tyres, Exhausts & CATS, Batteries and Brakes and then provide a very competitive quote on any necessary work.

You're welcome to pop in to any of our branches or give them a call to arrange a suitable time.
Our stores are filled with all the leading car care and accessories brands, available for much lower prices than other stores and if you are more of a pedal power person rather than horse-power, our branches also stock a large range of bikes, for all the family, and cycle accessories too.

Niche Motor Sales Limited
259 Jobs Completed
Bradford
4.6 / 5

We provide one of the best services for MOT tests at our Garage in Bradford. By using highly experienced staff and equipment you can be assured your car is in good hands to be inspected.

At Niche Motor Company we offer the best deals around and we pride ourselves on our customer care and offer an excellent personal service. We offer a wide range of services including Bodywork, MOT's and Servicing and Air Conditioning Regas/Recharge services.

A small investment in routine servicing, plus a good inspection programme, results in a good return on that investment.

Niche Motor Sales have fully qualified and experienced staff that can supply and fit brakes for all makes and models at competitive prices.

In addition to the above, we also offer repairs and services for air conditioning, suspension repairs, electrical and battery repairs and much more!

We are Car, Van And Truck air conditioning specialist covering the whole of West Yorkshire.

We have Invested Thousands of pounds in State of the art Car Air Conditioning Regas and car Air Conditioning service machinery to give our customers the best service for their money

We service both Air Gas types: R134A & HFO123YF

Please call in for your Car, van and Truck Air Conditioning Recharge/Regas and be seen with in 20 minutes guaranteed

NO appointments ever needed.

See you soon

Gtr Repair Centre
26 Jobs Completed
edmonton
5.0 / 5

Gtr repair centre hosts 3 up to date mechanical repair ramps and mot station along with tyres it is a one stop garage for A to Z auto needs

TD AUTOS
153 Jobs Completed
Sussex
4.9 / 5

Hi my name is Tony I’ve been in the motor trade for a number years plus I owned my own garage for around 10 years but decided to go mobile as I wanted to cut overheads and I actually prefer doing mobile work. I’m fully skilled and very good with electrics and fault finding.

Aspinall Motors Ltd
91 Jobs Completed
Gorseinon, Swansea
4.9 / 5

Aspinall Motors Ltd is based in the centre of Gorseinon in Swansea. We are a family owned and run company that offer a wide range of vehicle services.

We are currently taking extra precautions during the Cornavirus and we will ensure all customer contact is either carried out at safe distance or electronically. We also have pick up and drop service avaible to all customer using steering wheel covers, Gloves and cleaning with Anti Bac when finished. If you have any concerns during the outbreak please contact us.

We offer diagnostics, Servicing, Repairs and tyres and aim to provide a high level of service at a affordable price aiming to be the best value garage in the Swansea Area.


We aim to please and ensure all repairs are carried out to the highest standard.

Express Auto Repairs
19 Jobs Completed
Bournemouth
5.0 / 5

Established in June 2019 we become so busy that I had to have a helping hand a couple of days a week, so my Brother who is a Mechanic as well started out giving me the help I needed, we quickly have grown due to our fair pricing honest repairs. We now looking to get some more work so we can employ someone else and help us do what we love most.

We don't have any specialties, we do whatever we need to do to make a customer happy.

We are Mobile Mechanics Based in Bournemouth, covering the areas of Bournemouth, Poole, Christchurch and surrounding areas.

We thing we have the expertise to help most customers with their needs, as we have extensive knowledge in most repairs areas and basic knowledge of electrical work.
Also, we have a 5star rating on Facebook reviews.
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Brooklands Fast Fit
761 Jobs Completed
leeds
4.8 / 5

Brooklands have been here for 25 years. We are proud in everything we do and carry everything out to a high spec.
Brooklands technicians carry over 15 years of experience an have delt with many aspects of different makes and models over the year, they all carry the correct qualifications from MOT licence’s to NVQ 2&3. We ain’t afraid to to take on any job an work constantly around the clock the get vehicles back on the road the same day.
We carry out a wide range of diagnostic test's and checks, to service and repairs we also do mot's. As on the otherhand we also carry out a wide range of body work and reapirs too..

The Motor Family (RAC Approved MOT & Service Centre)
79 Jobs Completed
Batley
4.9 / 5

Welcome to The Motor Family. We are an independent MOT, service and sales centre in Birstall/Batley. We are a RAC Approved Garage and offer a full range of garage services including MOT Testing, Servicing, Tyres, Repairs and more. As an RAC Approved Garage we follow the RAC Customer Charter; Honest pricing, Quality work & Exceptional customer service. We’d really love to hear from you so why not drop in to see us or give us a call on

Barrack Road Tyres
23 Jobs Completed
Christchurch
5.0 / 5

We are local independent garage with an experienced team of qualified mechanics, automotive technicians and tyre fitters aiming to service and repair your vehicle quickly at an affordable price. Our garage is fully equipped with up to date workshop facilities to service all major vehicle makes and models, with a comfortable waiting area for our customers.

Rayment's Mobile Auto Services
204 Jobs Completed
Stevenage
5.0 / 5

We are a fully insured, a reliable and trustworthy Mobile Auto service that cover Herts, Beds and Bucks and surrounding areas that will come to your work, home or wherever required to carry out a wide range of services or repairs to your vehicle no matter how small.
We carry out a FREE full vehicle safety check on every vehicle we work on to ensure you can be confident in trusting your vehicle whether its a long journey or just a school run.
Our mobile service is a reliable friendly contact to have saved in your phone for all kinds of service and repair.
We focus on personalised customer service as well as ensuring unbeatable prices and guaranteeing quality work.We're happy to give you advice at any time and are pro-active in our approach to your vehicle's reliability, comfort and safety.

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Volkswagen My Car Won't Start Specialist

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4.43

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How much does a Volkswagen My Car Won't Start cost?

The cost of My Car Won't Start will likely differ greatly depending on which Volkswagen model you have. Combining the varying cost of parts and the difference in labour hours needed to complete the job, different Volkswagen models will cost different amounts for My Car Won't Start. Take a look below at the average quote for My Car Won't Start on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of the top Volkswagen models.


My Car Won't Start Cost by Volkswagen Model
Volkswagen ModelAverage PriceGet Quotes
Volkswagen Polo£125.83
Volkswagen Golf£79.19

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 12/04/2020 and 11/07/2020.

My Car Wont Start

Hopefully our FAQ section has answered some of the questions you may have about getting your car to start. However, if you would like more information, we have the produced the following guide to help you understand the subject in greater detail.

There are a variety of reasons for a Volkswagen not starting as there are many systems which effect the mechanism for starting an engine.

If your Volkswagen won’t start it can be extremely irritating as there may be no way of knowing what the problem is. You may have a minor issue that you could resolve with a small amount of maintenance or it could be a major problem that requires a professionally trained mechanic to diagnose and repair.

If your Volkswagen is not starting the best thing to do is get a mechanic to come out to where you live and take a look at the vehicle which you can do by entering your details in the form above.

If you would like to learn what the problem may be, read on!

No start on a rainy day

If your Volkswagen seems to be working fine on a dry day but won’t start when it’s raining, it’s likely that the distributer cap has moisture inside. Fortunately, this is not disastrous and will not require a huge amount of repair work from a mechanic. All that is involved in the service is using solvent to evaporate moisture from the unit.

If you think you can carry out this job and know where your distribution cap is, it is essential that you keep the following points in mind.

  • Only use a lint free rag
  • Only use clean solvent as even a speck of petrol mixed in will cause an explosion within your car.

This is the easiest job to self-diagnose and complete without the help of a mechanic however the following issues should be referred onto a professional should you see these symptoms in your own Volkswagen.

  • The car engine starts but then dies
  • The car engine makes a clicking noise and won’t start
  • The car cranks over but won’t start
  • The car is silent when you turn the key in the ignition
  • The car won’t start on cold mornings
  • The engine misses while idling
  • The engine misses or hesitates during acceleration
  • The engine knocks or pings

There is no way of knowing what could be causing you an issue so it is essential that you have a mechanic assess your car asap. If yourVolkswagen battery has died this will be an easier problem to resolve as all that is required is a jump from another vehicle.

If you need to jump start your Volkswagen due to a dead battery, follow these instructions. However, don’t forget to have your vehicle checked by a mechanic even if a jump start works.

  • Find your jump cables
  • Line another car up and park it, leaving both ignitions off
  • Remove the caps from each battery
  • Connect the cables
  • Attach one of the red clips to the positive terminal of your battery (it will have POS or a plus sign on it and it may be bigger than the negative terminal)
  • Attach the red clip on the other end to the terminal of the other car.
  • Attach one of the black clips to the negative terminal of the working cars battery
  • Attach the other end of the black clip to a surface area of unpainted metal on the car that isn’t working (somewhere far away from the carburettor or battery)
  • Try to start your engine

If the engine starts, brilliant! Take a drive around as this will recharge the battery.

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If it doesn’t, go back and make sure the cables are all attached properly and let the other car run for five minutes or so.

If the Volkswagen still won’t start, then it is likely your car has a major issue that you should get a mechanic to look as soon as possible.

Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price is not always easy. We work with a network of 8,000 mechanics and garages across the UK so we can find a competitive repair deal for you.

To find the best garages available in your area:

  • Enter your car registration number
  • Give us a few details about your car and your requirements
  • We’ll send you a great selection of quotes from mechanics and garages in your area

You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best deal in your area, before booking the repair online.

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