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2000 2.0 vw beetle starts then dies

When you turn the key on, the car starts and will only run for a couple of seconds, then die.

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    mike loshbough May 11, 2010

    if the battery was low or had to be jump. the computer will have to be reprogramed at the dealer

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    Can the chip in the key for a vw beetle cause the engine to turn over but not start

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Computer possibly has noticed a reason to shut down engine try checing the oil low oil psi will cause the computer to shut down engine before damage occurs

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