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Car Starting Problems
VW Passat
Rules of the Road

For newer cars is it necessary to press the gas to start it?

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September 04, 2007 3:32PM

No. With electronic fuel injection on today's cars, the fuel system gets fully charged when you turn the ignition key to the on position. This is true whether you are starting a car parked overnight or one that has been run recently.