1999 Volkswagen Beetle Questions

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oil light flashing
New blower, switch seemed burnt out or? Not turning new fan on.
There was a short to the headlights recently but fan wasn't turning on before that. What to do??
the car turns over but want start the engine
What seems to make the problem better or worse? it want start
How long have you had this problem? just happen
What parts EXACTLY for replacing my suspension? Does my Beetle need struts, or are they shocks, or strut shocks? What combo goes in the front and what goes in the rear? I need clarity on the exact parts/options for a suspension refresh.
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When it sit for too long the gear hesitate
now engine won't respond to full throttle
it gets gas, people said it had a blown engine
drivers side window doesn't go down. using the key in the trunk shuts off alarm. we have no other key or remote
When changing gears it bucks and if you push accelerator petal to floor no response
I just bought this Beetle and it was sitting for atleast a year and a half. I replace the fuel filter and I cannot get this car running. When it does start it has a very inconsistent idle. Could this be bad gas from sitting? Any help would be great.
but as soon as you hit the gas it will die what would be the cause of that?
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