Volkswagen Beetle Problem Report
Volkswagen Beetle Check Engine Light Due to Dirty/Failed Throttle Body
Starts, but doesn't want to accelerate. - Zane Bays
THROTTLE BODY PROBLEMS CAR STARTS BUT DOES NOT ACCELERATE NON DRIVABLE . START TURNS OFF - odalis1
Two mechanics have looked at the issue of a check engine + anti-slip + EPC lights on. Zero power and constant readings of misfire on different cylinders. Current mechanic found a used throttle body for $250 (new retail is $800). Throttle body has to be replaced before anything else can be addressed, if needed. - Visitor
Slow take off. Jerks in first and second gears. After that runs fine until you stop again. - Visitor
Failed emissions due to Throttle body...replacing it tomorrow...found a new one for $186 - Visitor
ECP Light came on and vehicle goes into safe mode. VW Dealer says $1,600.00 throttle body - Visitor
Mine has had to be cleaned twice in one year. - justanothor
I failed a smog test and was told I needed an evap canister and a Mass Air Flow Sensor. I would...
I had my oil changed yesterday, they told me everything was fine with my car and that they woul...
FAILED SMOG. TOOK IT TO SHOP. GUY SAID HE REPLACED THE THERMOSTAT AND TWO SENSORS. WHEN I PICKE...