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Hi,My car doesnt seem to be working. Its been playing

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My car doesn't seem to be working. It's been playing up for a while - suddenly losing the ability to accelerate and the engine sounding erratic. Then it kept struggling, making a strange gurgling bubbly sound then cutting out. Now it starts, splutters and dies.
It's a 2000 Lupo VW 0.9L petrol.
Any ideas?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Volkswagen
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