Volkswagen Beetle Problem Report
Volkswagen Beetle Check Engine Light Due to Dirty/Failed Throttle Body
THROTTLE BODY PROBLEMS CAR STARTS BUT DOES NOT ACCELERATE NON DRIVABLE . START TURNS OFF - odalis1
Starts, but doesn't want to accelerate. - Zane Bays
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
On third throttle body...disgusted with VW....mechanic continues to charge even though the car is sitting on his lot undriveable. I hate Volkswagen and have been screaming it to anyone buying a VW product. Dealer wants $825 for a new throttle body and $170 for labor. Shame on you Don Jacobs Honda in Lexington, Kentucky.....I paid $850 for the entire car! - 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
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