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Engine starts, no revs, engine cuts out!!!

03 VW Golf - After lying idle for two months I went to jump-start my car today. After being connected to the revving car for a good while I notice my electrics come back - radio, lights and windows all working - but when I turn the key the engine starts but the rev-counter doesn't move and then the engine cuts after a second or two. Any suggestions as to what could be the issue? Thanks.

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Ur battery is dead,please check battery orreplace with anew one

Posted on Feb 07, 2014

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SOURCE: 2003 VW Golf won't start - battery was charged

You need to charge your battery up more. Either get a battery charger or leave the jumper cables hooked up for a longer period of time.
Your battery was probably completely dead. You might even need a new battery...they really don't like to be completely drained.

Posted on Dec 04, 2008

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SOURCE: Rev counter jumps whilst idling and then engine cuts out

Your problem sounds as if the thermo sensor....which controls the air fuel ratio when engine is cold....is faulty. It is a common fault on this model.
This is not an expensive part, and takes only a short time to fit.
Good luck
John

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