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Q: rough start (sputtering) on 1998 Volkswagen Golf

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the car will not start or it will sputter sometimes and have a rough idle
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Start by checking the diagnostic trouble codes in your engine module, with these codes you can start to troubleshoot the issue. Without the codes, you can check for vacuum leaks or disconnected wires, but not much more.