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1998 Volkswagen Beetle Question: car won't start

 

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DebbieC, Gasoline, Garden Grove, CA, June 25, 2009, 00:08
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Sometimes my car won't start, the engine won't kick over. I've had this problem for about 10 mths. I've been to 2 mechanics and had fuel pump replaced twice, new starter. major tune up. Recently I took it to the dealer and had the cadilac converter replaced. Today after work it wouldn't start again. Please help!!

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, June 26, 2009, 10:32
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    When it doesn't start, does the engine turn over?

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    Desertradiatorguy May 08, 2010, 13:42
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    What make or model year please?

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    Deputy Dog June 21, 2010, 12:19
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    I am having the same problem. I got ot scanned and these three codes came up P1580, PO303 and PO322. Any ideas?

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    Visitor, August 27, 2010, 18:59

    mines a 1999 new beetle and mine just died on me at a stop sign, engine wouldnt turn over lights came on, then tried starting it again nathing. i replaced the battery cable. it runs now

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    Visitor, August 22, 2010, 09:07

    buy a honda

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    Visitor, December 07, 2010, 06:05

    battery defective possibly

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    Visitor, December 27, 2010, 14:58

    It could be the crank trigger, Mine is a 2001 vw beetle and that has happened before to me before I got it fixed, now it rides like a dream.

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