the car runs hard like the engine is going to jump out terrible at startup and it seems like it is not getting gas.I had a diagnostic done and they told me i needed a crank shaft sensor temperature sensor o2 sensor and possibly a thermostat. i have changed everything except the o2 sensor car still runs terrible and sometimes it will not start. I have replace spark plugs wires and iginition coil timing belt serpentine belt all within the last year. I am at 147,000 miles.
I have a 03 vw jetta 2.0 the car has had problems starting. on 2003 Volkswagen Jetta
by mzdixon1 in Cleveland, OH on December 27, 2012
ANSWER by ebans777 on December 27, 2012
get second opinion, seek diagnostic to a good VW repair shop in your area,check the fuel distributor system and injection system, check fuel pressure. good luck