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1993 passat starts but then it loses spark

The car starts but then it acts like it shuts down before revving up acting like its not getting power to the ignition module weve checked the realays and they seem to be alright but the fuel pump relay clicks in and out while running

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There is a pre fuel pump in the gas tank that you can get to under a round black cover with three screws in the trunk. That pump transfers fuel to the main pump. Sounds like your main pump is starving for fuel. Not sure if this is your issue but its something to check. have someone crank or start the car if possible and listen to the pre pump. If you put your hand on it you should feel it running.

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