Check Engine Light With no Drivablity Issue on Volkswagen Beetle

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of evaporative (EVAP) emission failures and/or intake manifold vacuum leaks.

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Average mileage: 94,074 (13,000–207,000)
Exhaust & Emissions affected: Gasoline
13 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
42 people reported this problem
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle 120,000 mi,
Check engine light codes emission and no known fix? Drives fine most of the time. Every once in awhile there is a loss of power.
2007 Volkswagen Beetle 97,000 mi,
Check Engine like on, does not seem to effect engine performance. Pricey repair estimate from the Dealer; over $2,000.
2002 Volkswagen Beetle 87,933 mi,
2001 Volkswagen Beetle 82,000 mi,
I had problems with my car for about two weeks. the check egine light had been on since i got the car in summer of '10. recently car started to act up and i found out one of my vacuum hose was unhooked and melted & had holes in it.
2010 Volkswagen Beetle 59,000 mi,
check engine light came on. ran with a month on no motor problems. went to get checked said evap canister was leaking... 1100 to repair. seems if there are MANY of us having an issue, shouldn't it be a recall issue??????????
2000 Volkswagen Beetle 115,000 mi,
Lose power
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 80,000 mi,
Emission light comes on and off. Car runs fine but guess I'm going to get a scan On the engine at service. Most likely a sensor I guess
2003 Volkswagen Beetle 120,000 mi,
Catalytic converter and vacuum leak
My yellow Check Engine light is always on. Has been since I got my 99 5-speed turbo in 2010. Personally, I ignore it. Doesn't seem to indicate anything problematical.
a code indicating low secondary air pressure.