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When i turn the key the starter continues to turn over but the car will not start

1988 VW JETTA when I turn the key the starter turns over and over but the car will not start. there is fuel

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  • laurel_justi May 27, 2009

    i do not know how to check to see if i am getting a spark

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Checkk if you're getting spark

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  • jman415 May 27, 2009

    take out one of the spark plug wires n use a screwdriver place it at the end of the wire and try crankin the engine if there's spark u should see electricity jump from wire to screwdriver if nothin happens that means there's no spark

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