Volkswagen Beetle TDI Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Volkswagen Beetle TDI
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Volkswagen Beetle TDI ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Dirty/Failed Throttle Body
Because of issues with the glow plugs and/or the glow plug wiring harness from the control relay, the Check Engine Light may illuminate. Our technicians tell us there is a service bulletin, not a recall from Volkswagen regarding replacement of the glow plugs on 2004-2005 model years only.
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 available for the heater case and the drain system should be checked for debris.
Volkswagen Beetle TDI QuestionsHow do you by pass the obd2 hook up to read codes? (1 answer)
Obd2 connector does not work at all.
Past 2 mornings temp was upper 30's car would not crank enough to start - jump started ran the rest of the day ok, had to be jumped again the next day.