Vw golf 2.0 gti 8v 1996February 20, 2015My ground strap from the ignition coil is broken would this be a reason my car won’t star Share Tweet Pinterest Keywords:golf 1 thought on “Vw golf 2.0 gti 8v 1996” Freeautomechanic February 20, 2015 at 9:16 am Sure, if the reason is no spark. good idea to repair it since it is broken. If you find that you have good spark, try spraying some starting fluid in the air filter and if it starts, you know it is a fuel related issue. The brown wire is the ground. Comments are closed.