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Mk2 Golf problems

I own a Volkswagen Golf Mk2 with a 1.8-litre engine. I was driving the other day and the car just died without warning. I looked under the bonnet and there was no spark. I bought a new coil and distributor, but this didn’t fix the problem. I also bought a new module – which allowed the car to start – but it now runs hot and loses all spark when the car is cold. Can you offer any help?

Asked on 17 June 2014 by morne

Answered by Honest John
Try a new set of HT leads.
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