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hearing a knock sound like something is loose under the back side of car maybe between the rear tires.The sound can be heard when driving on the road but becomes louder when going over a speed bump.
Car worked fine when i test drove about 20 mins in thé car power for the egine wasnt working the music and lights were still on but the car died and i had to get boosted 5 more times in the matter of ten mins
That shows fuel , oil usage
check engine light is on, also blue coolant light until car warms. sensor has been changed several times over past 3 years, Whats the problem ?
2nd air injection fuse number??
They key wasn't working. The chip wasn't being read. Took it to a dealer and they say there's no connection with 'the cluster' and that it'll have to be replaced at the cost of slightly over $1000.

Is it really THAT expensive? Is that really a plausible answer or are they yanking my chain to extort me for more money?
Top is clearly fastened properly but the alarm still constantly sounds when moving from a standing stop.
I keep filling the water reservoir in my Beetle, but can't find a leak. I'm talking about the small round water/ and or coolant reservoir. Thank you
the car turns over but want start the engine
What seems to make the problem better or worse? it want start
How long have you had this problem? just happen
there are 5 wires besides the 3 fuses. The 5th wire on the right is no where to be found. What if it is needed-does tht wire relate to? Im having problems w/my a/c and wondering if that has anything to do with it.
Air conditioner not working after adding Freon to 1998 VW Beetle
My question is why did the original radio stop working saying " safe" and showing a variety of 4 digit numbers?
How long have you had this problem? 3 days

What seems to make the problem better or worse? Nothing is working.
How long have you had this problem? 1 day
I tried to start my car yesturday. cranking sounded funny, like spinning. had it towed home 138 miles. today I fully charged the battery and tried to start it again. This time when I turned the key, it backfired
How long have you had this problem? two days
it was running fine, only stopped to get a bite to eat. It started ran approx 7 sec. then died. now wont start. I can here the fuel pump when I turn the key on. The battery is good. I here the starter. I don' know if the engine is trying to turn . It does sound different when I try to crank the engine. Had to have it towed home 138 miles on a flat bed
What seems to make the problem better or worse? trying to start it
How long have you had this problem? just once. it gave no warning
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