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1986 Volkswagen Cabriolet turn over but not fire

I've been to the shop a few times. New timing belt has been installed, and the previous owner says 9/10 times it is the fuel pump relay under the dash because moisture was getting in car. I got the leak fixed, and it didn't rain or snow. I woke up, car won't turn over again, so i made sure relay was entirely dry and I plugged it back in and tried again. It will not start, it'll begin to make a firing sound for a split second occasionally. Before I didn't even get the split second. I think it may be a fuel pump or something about the relay I don't understand. It will run an entire day when it works, then next this happens. When it does start, it is instant.

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1986 vw cabriolet was running and just stopped and want start at all now, had just got out of shop, they replaced the fuel pump relay

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Replace fuel pump relay & check ground connection at steering column

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