It also is shaking,does not want to go over 60mph, and acts like it's going to stall out. someone please help! I just bought tthis vehicle 2 months ago. I just had the fuel sensor replaced about 3 weeks ago, coolant flush, new air filter, and oil changed.
What would cause my 1998 vw beetle check engine light to blink? on 1998 Volkswagen Beetle
by christina1012 in Madison Heights, MI on November 25, 2012
ANSWER by your.mechanic on November 25, 2012
A blinking CEL means that there is a misfire that is damaging the catalytic convertor...have that misfire fixed so you don't have to spend extra money on an expensive repair later.
ANSWER by globalhelper on November 26, 2012
you most likely have a misfire and blinking light is telling you that you may cause more damage if you continue to drive.