2002 Volkswagen Beetle Q&A
2002 Volkswagen Beetle Question: 2002 New Beetle engine light stay on
I have checked the codes and it only show one P0455 Evap emission leak. The dealer said this could be a loose fitting gas cap or vacuum leak. I had a mechanic replace the coolant temp sensor and the oil sending unit one week ago and now the car will not run. It will crank up and run for 1 sec and then shut off. I have checked for codes but only the P0455 showes up. Can someone tell me what my problem might be? - kimk211
If sounds like you may have a theft system issue with your 2002 Beetle. You stalling problem is probably not related to the EVAP fault. Why were the coolant temp sensor and oil sending unit replaced? - Russ
The most common cause for intermittent problems the the new anti-theft systems is the module that "reads" the key - usually part of the ignition lock cylinder. I am not as familiar with the immobilizer system that VW uses so I cannot be sure the problem is with the ignition lock cylinder. - Oakman
I filled up with gas yesterday, and today my 2002 New Beetle Turbo Z started hesitating and the check engine light started flashing then stayed on. I drove it home but had to put the automatic tran...