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2001 golf won't start

Battery is up and car will turn over. Have plenty of gas in car. Car was running and just stopped, it started sputtering as if it was out of gas and just stopped. Would not start again. Acts as if it is not getting any fuel at all. Any idea what the problem could be....

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Check and make sure ou fuel filter is not clogged. if so replace it.

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