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97 jetta wont start

Hi, i have a 97 jetta gt. it was running fine but then suddenly died going down the road and now it wont start. it backfires sumtimes when turning over. it only has 79,000 miles on it and preventitive maintinence has been done. the timing belt is still on and in good shape and im getting a buzzing sound from the fuel injectors like im suppose 2. i changed the plugs, wires, rotor button, dist cap, coil pack and mass air flow sensor. i got a fuel pump relay switch that said 167 at the junkyard. i put it n and nothing changed. i also checked the 20 amp fuse going to the fuel pump and it was good. i checked the two gas lines to the fuel rail (or whatever u want to call it) and they were both getting gas/gas was coming out of it. when i have sum 1 turn the ignition i cant hear the fuel pump come on n the trunk so i changed the fuel pump and still cant here it come on and the car still wont start. the check engine light is on so i ran a diagnostic and it said a couple cylinder misfires and the mass air flow sensor was bad. please help

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    how do i fix the mass air flow failure

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Change the crankshaft sencer.

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If you are getting spark and fuel. and have a code for the mass air.  You problably have a mass air failure which can cause a no run condition.

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