car won't start on 1998 Volkswagen Beetle

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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When it doesn't start, does the engine turn over?
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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?
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
What make or model year please?
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.
buy a honda
hey I have a problem with my 2002 diesel turbo VW bug. The car wont start but it cranks. I just recently got the alternator replaced and the fuel filter. The battery is good. The generator and check engine light stays on. The coolant light is malfunction but I don't think that would keep if from starting. I even replaced glow plugs. It hasn't started back since alternator been fixed. I think its an electrical problem but want to have another opinion cuz Its hard finding people who know about diesels. Can you help me!!! Pleasseee!
i have issues like this also
battery defective possibly