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1999 Volkswagen Golf Question: will start then die right a way then you can start it right back up and it dies

 

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mike green, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Noblesville, IN, September 09, 2013, 15:56
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you can do this all day it always will start but dies the fuel pump is running has gas and it started doing this after i went and put gas in it i drove it home park it came out two hours later i and i started it and it runs for 3 to 5 seconds then dies but will start right back up but dies again please help me

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    Integrity First Automotive (6 Answers) , West Jordan, UT - (801) 335-5945
    integrityfirstauto September 10, 2013, 08:36
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    This sound like a vacuum leak in the air intake somewhere but that wouldn't be caused by filling up with fuel. Check the air filter box and the hosing going to the engine for any obvious loose hose clamps or hoses that are disconnected.

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