my 2008 vw is hard to start sometimes

Asked by Aug 11, 2015 at 05:30 AM about the 2008 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I can go days and then it's hard to crank specialty if you lock the staring wheel

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Check the ignition lock cylinder and or switch

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