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Erratic lock operation.
Had a diagnostic scan. Evaluated it was in need of a camshaft sensor.
Within a week i lost my key, had locksmith make one and reprogram my vw and it barely started. Spitted and sputtered 5 miles to get home. I have purchased the sensor.
I changed the bulb in the front section which resolved the issue last time but did not resolve the issue this time.
oil leaks when sitting in garage. cleaned oil from engine, started engine and no oil leaked out. drove around the block and engine has oil in all the places that had been cleaned. started engine and ran at 4000 rpms in park and still unable to see oil leak.
New blower, switch seemed burnt out or? Not turning new fan on.
There was a short to the headlights recently but fan wasn't turning on before that. What to do??
just changed the cat conv ,resanator,spark plugs,mass sensor oyn sensor. at higher rpm it starts running sluggish what could it be/ plugs are ngk and gaped at 30
Much overheating -changed thermostat and o-ring seals in water and transmission lines going to radiator. Still have overheating! Having difficulty finding the rear coolant bleed valve near firewall on top of engine. Can you help with its precise location? Have bled the other two valves. Still over heating! Is there a simple test to perform to check if the water pump is faulty (plastic impeller broken)?
Thank you We determined that the heater core is good by removing both inlet and outlet hoses and blowing thru the core. but no heat in passenger compartment. and after about 1/2 hour of engine running the temp gage wants to soar upwards towards the red-line.
Appreciate any hel[p you can give us. Thank you
Headlights went out n my dash lights....had to use bright lights to drive home. Replaced bulbs n checked fuse nothing worked...could it be my switch?
Plz help??
Traction light won’t go off and rear brake lights are staying on. No other lights on on the dash
2002 vw beetle
The sun visor is SO small
Hi, I just purchased a 2001 beetle.
The speedometer is not working.
I don’t know what happen.
The gas and the tachometer both work.
Any idea since on what could be causing this?
RPMs jump up and down and when I come to a stop the car wants to stall and this occurs constantly
I bought a 2003 beetle for my 16 year old daughter to learn to drive on. I know nothing about cars.
I took it to the dealer for a “bumper to bumper” safety inspection. Of course they came back with a list of things that need to be done. So they put that list in order “importance”
The passenger side door does not lock with the remote. We have to push the button down from the inside to lock it. They told be that both door latches need to be replaced. They said the door latch on the drivers side controls lots of other functions. And if we replace that one first. It might fix the passenger side door. Then we wouldn’t need to bother with the passenger side.
I am trying to find out what else does the drivers side latch control? Trying to see if it is nrssasary. They said it controls lots of things and needs to be replaced for $498 plus tax each door?
Thank you. I am a new beetle owner and a mother of a new 16 year old driver. So I want to make sure she is has a safe running car


JUST STARTED DOES NOT SOUND HEALTHY BUT HAVE NO POWER LOSS I REITERATE IT SOUNDS LIKE A VACUME CLEANER
I let my car sit for 3 or 4 days and the battery went dead. I charged it, started it and gauge shows it is at 14 volts. Next day dead. In the course of looking for an obvious drain I noticed that the radio remained on with the key removed. I turned the radio off and it has started the last 5 or 6 times I tried even sitting over night. I am still nervous about this. I have a new Battery so I do not suspect the Battery.
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