i have no spark in a 1998 vw beetle where do i start

Asked by Oct 25, 2013 at 06:36 PM about the Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

no spark  getting fuel  my wife pulled in the garage shut it off and went out the next mornin
and it just cranked over but would not start

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I would say to hook it up to a code reader first, then replace the coil packs for the spark plugs if the reader gives you no indication to issues.

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