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I have a 2001 VW Beetle, there are about 95,000 miles on it. When I start the car and give it some gas it shakes really hard and the RMP needle just goes up and down. If I let it run the car shuts off or sounds like it is running really hard. I have replaced my mass airflow sensor twice and taken it to a couple different places to run a diagnostic but nothing comes up on the reading. I thought it might have been moisture in the gas tank, even after I put some Heet into it, it still does this...any advice???

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If you have not replaced the timing belt it could have jumped time and you must replace it before something disasterous happens.

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