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Volkswagen Beetle Problems

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Most Common Volkswagen Beetle Problems

One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure.
Due to an ignition component and/or engine coolant temperature sensor failure, the Check Engine Light may illuminate.
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Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Volkswagen Beetle years 2001, 2003, and 2007 are the most likely to experience problems.
2001 Volkswagen Beetle
2003 Volkswagen Beetle
2007 Volkswagen Beetle
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