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  1. Y'all, please help!

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have a 2000 Beetle 1.8L GLS Turbo Manual trans. I'm having a few problems with it and I hope someone can help me figure out whats wrong with my Babe!!! ??? 1) He will not take off on a hill if the A\C is on. 2) Cruise control just randomly quit working. 3) He will not idle without pumping...
  2. Have P 0171 Bank 1 system lean code

    New Member Forum
    Bought a used 2003 Turbo 1.8 liter vw Beetle. It has 90,000 miles. Took to a new shop, that my normal shop knew.(They don't work on Vw) After a week of excuses finally fixed, check engine reappeared 24 hours later. They won't answer my calls. They replaced both o2 sensors and the MAF...
  3. Check Engine light is on; code is P0411

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello all. My check engine light came on. When I read the codes, the only one to come up was p0411. I googled it and its the secondary air injection system. Some back story. The light came on earlier this week with the same code, I checked and one of the hoses coming out of the small air...
  4. P1565 Throttle body replaced, still showing code

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I have a 99 New Beetle 2.0L that I have had for a year. The check engine light came on and the resulting codes were P1565 and another that I don't remember (also throttle body related). I replaced the throttle body and had the idle relearn procedure completed and the one code (that I don't...
  5. Computer related transmission problems

    Transmission Talk
    I have a 2000 VW beetle automatic with around 113,000 that I purchased last August. A few weeks after the purchase, the transmission began acting up (trouble excelling and late shifts). In the past few months, the transmission has continued to cause trouble. It will either "slip" by quickly...
  6. Vacuum Canister?

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    My daughter's 2004 Turbo Beetle has to warm up before her brakes work. Her check engine light is also on. I was told that there is a crack in the vacuum canister and letting it warm up gets the seal needed for the brakes. has anyone had this problem and if so, where is the vacuum located to...
  7. low oil pressure light and check engine light on!

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have a 01 bug that i recently bought it has 115k miles on it and recently my engine check light randomly came on i tried to get the codes but it would "not link" (I believe this is because i do have an aftermarket stereo) but the day later while i was driving it randomly turned off. and it...
  8. Persistent Check Engine Light

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hello everyone ... I have the check engine light on my girlfriend's 02' New Beetle GLX Turbo. I actually posted awhile back on the problem. Due to our busy schedule and empty pockets from fixing other (arising) issues on the car I have had a hard time pinpointing why its still on. I originally...
  9. CEL Problem throwing code for O2 Sensor

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    So I dont know what else to do..... I have had my codes for my CEL ran and it came up saying that it was running lean and that it was the downstream o2 sensor. I bought a cheapy from Amazon, disconnected my battery for about 30 mins, re-connected it and drove for a while.. seemed to be better...
  10. 2002 New Beetle Turbo Check Engine Light

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hi everyone! Newcomer here and I was hoping if any of you could help me out with this dilemma. My girlfriends car is a 2002 New Beetle GLX 1.8 Turbo and two days ago right when I got off the freeway, the dreaded CHECK ENGINE light came on. After I dropped her to work I took it to a nearby...
  11. 2003 GAS California emission issues

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    2003 GAS 160k miles. Check engine light: 16804 18613 I would really like to sell it and move on. However, not possible now that I'm in California. Currently registered out of state and need it smog'd to register and/or sell. I've attached a smog report that sort of makes sense. Can anyone...
  12. My 2002 Yellow Beetle- Code P0420

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hey there fellow beetle owners, I own a 2002 Yellow Beetle and it has been running fine for the past couple of weeks...a few weeks back my car started to rough idle and the check engine light came on after it started to rough idle and I was driving. The next day after I tried to start my car it...
  13. Check engine light- Code P2187

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Ok, so i recently got my timing belt/water pump replaced and they said that they had also fixed a vacuum seal or pump or whatever and I was wondering #1, what is this exactly and #2, does this have to do with the spark plugs and If they would have gotten changed out (and is there a way to...
  14. O2 sensor issue

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I see I'm not the only person with an O2 sensor problem, so here goes: When I bought my Bug a year ago, I was having tranny issues and the mechanics that looked at it, also found O2 sensor code when they were looking at the transmission. They looked at the sensor and determined it was brand...
  15. Check engine light stays on even after service - HELP

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Heyy I have a 2001 2.0L New Beetle. Recently, the check engine light came on and has stayed on. So I took it in for service. They replaced my indicators. The light then went off, but appeared 2 days later and it still remains on. Took it in again, and they said nothing comes up on the system...
  16. Check engine light coming on then off

    2.0 Liter Gas
    My daughters 2000 beetle has had the several lights coming off and on and now it want start. The blue coolant light comes on then changes to the red flashing coolant light then turns blue again then goes off. Then 2 days ago the check engine light came on then went and back off. Now yesterday it...
  17. check engine light is on and off by itself!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    My 2005 beetle had check engine light on for few days and it turned off by itself.:mad: It looks like it turns off by itself when I park my beetle up against hill. My drive way has a little hill. I read the code when the light was on and it had P2181 (engine coolant performance malfunction). I...
  18. Check engine light flashing

    2.0 Liter Gas
    My 2003 VW Beetle has a flashing check engine light. The car seems fine when idling but is really sluggish when I press on the gas. It rained so I am thinking this may have something to do with it?? I checked the gas cap and it is tight. We just had him into the shop last month for another...
  19. Please Advise!!!!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Well here is some good news on my quest to get rid of limp mode. I replaced my valve with the stock one, and I got my boost back in spurts. She'll run fine for a while, then switch to limp mode all of a sudden. Not to mention the fact that I have a code reading "Secondary Air Injection Pump...
  20. 2001 glx + awp engine swap = check engine light!?! NEED HELP

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hello, I have a unusual situation with my car and couldn't find any posts that answer my question so I thought I'd ask. Here's the deal: I had to have a new engine put in my bug about 2 years ago after the water pump failed and the engine completely broke (I have since put in a metal-impeller...
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