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2003 beetle 2 .0 .removing gas gap causes engine to start

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2003 beetle 2 .0 .removing gas gap causes engine to start skipping and stall@ idle.Shutting engine Off for adding gas ,then engine only starts after 4-6 tries. After starting engine then runs fine until next fill up.whats going on with removing gas cap ???
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Ron replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I have noticed that your question was not getting a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

One very common cause for the type of problem you are having can be caused by a sticking canister purge valve. I have enclosed the steps in the link below to test if in fact that is the case. Copy and paste the link to your browser to open and view it.