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2003 Volkwagen Jetta

I have a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta that doesn't start right away. I'd have to hold the ignition for it to start. Then when i try to press on the gas, it won't accelerate. HELP

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more details required , could be a number of things. does the car have to sit for awhile or can you start it. turn it off an start right back up an not have to crank it for awhile? if not could be the fuel pump will not hold a prime.

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