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2012 Volkswagen Beetle Problems

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Most Common 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Problems

One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.
A dirty or failed throttle body can cause various drivability issues and illumination of the Check Engine Light.
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0 Known 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Brakes Problems

0 Known 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Drive Train Problems

1 Known 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Electrical & Lights Problem

Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.

1 Known 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Engine Problem

The 2006-2016 Volkswagen Beetle (New Beetle) uses FSI and TSI direct injection engine. These engines are subject to carbon buildup in the intake system which can cause power loss, OBD codes and a c...

2 Known 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Exhaust & Emissions Problems

A dirty or failed throttle body can cause various drivability issues and illumination of the Check Engine Light.
Popping sounds from the rear of the vehicle may be heard moments after starting the engine, or when slowing to a stop. This noise is from the leak detection pump filling the fuel tank with air, and...

1 Known 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

A musty odor may be noted from the heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) system after sitting for two hours or more due to condensation in the heater case. Our technicians tell us that a cleaner is av...

0 Known 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Maintenance Problems

1 Known 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Miscellaneous Problem

One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.

0 Known 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Problems & Complaints

Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
A dirty or failed throttle body can cause various drivability issues and illumination of the Check Engine Light.
The 2006-2016 Volkswagen Beetle (New Beetle) uses FSI and TSI direct injection engine. These engines are subject to carbon buildup in the intake system which can cause power loss, OBD codes and a c...
Popping sounds from the rear of the vehicle may be heard moments after starting the engine, or when slowing to a stop. This noise is from the leak detection pump filling the fuel tank with air, and...
A musty odor may be noted from the heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) system after sitting for two hours or more due to condensation in the heater case. Our technicians tell us that a cleaner is av...
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