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It qas running perfect this morning but when I left work today I got in and turned the key. It would start up but rumble bad, then stall out.
When it go up around 2kRPM (While holding the pedal) it would shake wicked. Any ideas why

(1987 Golf GT 8v)
 

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Re: HELP ASAP! Car will not start :( (ClearDark)

one of the cylinders not firing ? check the spark plug wires and the timing belt (make sure it hasn't jumped a tooth or lost a couple of cogs).
All the intake/vacuum hoses OK ?
Goodluck.
 

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check that your oil cap is on tight [sounds weird but will produce the same results] also check your maf sensor or your computer ground
 

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Unplug your ecu and do the whole ecu test in the bentley manual. My money is on the wiring from the coolant temp sensor or the ECU itself.
 

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Nope, it wasnt either one.
The fuel injector must have sucked in a piece of dirt or something, me and my dad fixed it and then put some injector cleaner in the tank. Runs great now. Thanks for the support guys.
 
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