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VW polo will not start

Once i get it car started by jump leads,it will run till i turn the ignition off for a few hours. when i travel up hill i does not seem to have any pull.

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If you always need jump start it is the battery problem. But battery problem might be because alternator is not giving enough charge due to worn, damged, deposited wires or internal circuit. Uphill problem might due to direct connection to alterantor problems or due to fuel pump/filter or clogged catalytic converter. Also might be O2 sensor or vacuum leak.
Good Luck

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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