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Q: My car is not starting. What might be the problem?

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My car is not starting. What might be the problem?

My car has 17000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there, thanks for writing in. There could be dozens of potential reasons why your Volkswagen is not starting. In order for us to provide a good recommendation or solution, I recommend having one of our technicians complete a car is not starting inspection for you or get more detailed information from you. The link we included will give you a few of the common reasons why a car won’t start.

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