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2003 vw beetle after charging battery car will crank but

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2003 vw beetle after charging battery car will crank but will not continue to run even with gas pedal pressed
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  gomi_otaku replied 1 year ago.

Does it start at all? If it starts and dies, is the immobilizer light on the dash cluster (car outline with a key in it)?

If it does not start, check the timing belt- unclip the cover and make a mark on the belt, and then try to crank it again, and then check to see if the mark on the timing belt has moved

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