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My 1990 vw golf starts, runs for 5 seconds, then stalls. It sounds like the fuel pump is working, the plugs are getting spark and the fuel is new enough. Pumping the gas pedal doesn't help to keep it going once it starts. Any ideas?

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Checck the calibration of your fuel line. If this is perrfectly alright the fuel must be good enough too.
Then we turn to the electrics, check the spark, check the coil and the distribtuion. Clean all these points to check.
Use a tester for HT intensity.

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