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Volkswagen Beetle Loss of Power Due to Oil and Carbon Build Up in Intake Manifold

Volkswagen Beetle Problem
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Model Year Affected: 2001

Engines Affected: 1.9L 4 Cylinder Diesel Turbo, 2.0L 4 Cylinder

Average Mileage: 83,500 mi (70,000 mi - 97,000 mi)


Oil and carbon tend to build up, creating restrictions in the intake manifold. Symptoms will be loss of power (sometimes severe) and poor fuel economy.

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