why wont my car start unless i pop start it?

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Asked by Sep 20, 2014 at 02:04 PM about the 1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

ive replaced the plugs, wires, cap, rotor, coil ignition control module, started, and crank
sensor. and for some reason it still wont start on its own. but when i pop start it, you cant
tell anything is wrong with it.

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Does the starter actually crank the engine? If it doesn't it could be a bad ground cable.

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