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Car ignition lights come on and car starts but just idles and doesnt go any further

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I have a 2 liter audi 80 1989, and i think i have a similar problem. In the recent weeks it became increasingly more dificult to start the car. I flip the key and all apears to be working, fuel pump starts, all the right lights pop up on the dash but then the starter just wont turn on.

I think it has something to do with the contacts in the lock, its almost 20 years old so it could be worn out no?

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Did it stall and then the ignition lite came on?

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Need to know what year it is. May have an electronic throttle.

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Could it be the gas pedal linkage has come off?

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Need more information please like year make and model

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