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2006 VW Beetle: cold weather, now wont start, starts..dies..clogged

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2006 VW Beetle, always hard to start in cold weather, now won't start, starts and dies when accelorator is pushed, black soot on drive under tailpipe, have checked air filters and are not clogged.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 6 years ago.
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Do you have any faults in the ecm??
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

I have no idea what an ecm is , can you explain what your talking about?


Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 6 years ago.
The ecm is the engine control module you need a scan tool to check the faults in the control module .Have you checked this yet ??