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1992 vwpassat

Car started and after 5secs it keeps cutting out lots of fuel at top end checked every were on the throtlebody air breather etc put car on the hoist and found the plug that goes into the fuel pump in the line not to be inserted all the way pushed the plug in till I heard the click and started the car and runs ? no more cut out thanks 4 the help and advise hope yous check your connectors.

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