Not Starting after long lay up
2003 Seat Ibiza 1200

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GypsumJ
Driver
3 points

Problem added: Mar 15, 2016 (5 years ago)
1200 3cylinder, car has been ;aid up for 18 months, timing chain had jumped, engine now rebuilt with new chain and tensioner and sprockets, valves all checked and OK, engine refuses to start, codes are, Main power fault and throttle flap not operating, where is main (engine) power relay?

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Car: Seat Ibiza
Variant: 1200
Model Year: 2003
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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whittingehame
Legend
18,324 points

Mar 15, 2016 (5 years ago)
Its one of the relays in the panel hiding near the VAG COM port.
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whittingehame
Legend
18,324 points

Mar 15, 2016 (5 years ago)
Possibly grey relay 429 .
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GypsumJ
Driver
3 points

Mar 15, 2016 (5 years ago)
429 appears to have 2 possible sources that activate it, 167 below it has just 4 contacts, 2 to activate and 2 about 40amp contacts output, I have tested this one for activation but not that the output contacts pass a current. I will test that tomorrow. thanks for now
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GypsumJ
Driver
3 points

Mar 16, 2016 (5 years ago)
429 appears to have 2 possible sources that activate it, 167 below it has just 4 contacts, 2 to activate and 2 about 40amp contacts output, I have tested this one for activation but not that the output contacts pass a current. I will test that tomorrow. thanks for now

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