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1997 VW Jetta GLX Had problems with the car starting. Hear nothing, no sound from the engine at all. Replaced the starter recently. Had some success with starting the car, however; Jetta seems to not start during the hottest part of the day. Started fine the last few mornings, didn't start yesterday afternoon (several different tries over multiple hours), started it last night multiple times. This morning, started fine.

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Behing the ignition barel you have contact plate with plug.Change it.There is special tools to remove the wheel sreering column bush.Go to VW garage.

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