Q: Car stalls everytime I try to start and go. I've just installed a new Bosch petrol pump

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My VW Polo 2007 recently just stalled when I tried to start and smells like petrol after the third or fourth attempt. Can you please advise what I should do?

My car has 300000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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