2001 Volkswagen Beetle Q&A

2001 Volkswagen Beetle Question: starts but dies

car will start and run for a few seconds and then die will restart everytime, cleaned mas air flow car ran great but has sence started dieing again -
Answer 1
Check for diagnostic trouble codes in the engine module, post them here and we can give more info. -
Answer 2
On mass air flow sensors, the best defense is to replace them. Try it. -
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