Report: Check Engine Light Due to Dirty/Failed Throttle Body
Volkswagen Beetle Problem
Exhaust & Emissions Affected: Gasoline
Average Mileage: 77,333 mi (43,000 mi - 108,000 mi)
Starts, but doesn't want to accelerate.
THROTTLE BODY PROBLEMS CAR STARTS BUT DOES NOT ACCELERATE NON DRIVABLE . START TURNS OFF
Visitor, 2002 Volkswagen Beetle, 43,000 mi
ECP Light came on and vehicle goes into safe mode. VW Dealer says $1,600.00 throttle body
Visitor, 1999 Volkswagen Beetle, 47,000 mi
Slow take off. Jerks in first and second gears. After that runs fine until you stop again.
Mine has had to be cleaned twice in one year.