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Cold start trouble with a Volkswagen Beetle
My Beetle 2.0 automatic is very difficult to start on cold mornings, engine cranks well enough, but reluctant to fire. When warm it starts and runs well. New plugs fitted recently, but no better.

Asked on 30 January 2012 by distributor

Answered by Honest John
Needs new coils.
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