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Rabbit Convertible not starting....

This car sat for about 2-3 yrs. So far I have replaced the following:

-battery
-starter
-fuel pump
-fuel filter
-spark plugs
-ignition wires

There is gas pressure in the lines but it does start. The car is turning over and sparking but not starting.

I put 20 litres in the tank too. The gauge shows only a small amount in the tank though.

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I HAD SCIROCCO W/SAME PROBLEM. HAD TO REPLACE FUEL DISTRIBUTOR AS FUEL HAD TURNED TO JELLY & CLOGGED UP FUEL DIST

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Just found a problem with my 87 that wouldn't start. The third fuse from the left end had a crack in it. It wasn't blown , it was just cracked. I am not sure yet what it goes to.

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