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  1. Powertrain Data Bus Failures

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Sorry if this double posts, but it's taken over a day for my old one to be approved, trying again. Hello, I’m new here, and new to working on beetles/VW. Little bit of what happened before doomsday. So it’s my girlfriends car, and we live in TN and it’s getting cold fast. Her blender doors...
  2. Canister Purge Valve

    2.0 Liter Gas
    2001 GLS - 2L SOHC I suspect I have a bad Purge Valve. I removed the old one to bench test. It's not sealed without power and when I power it up, it doesn't seal. I can hear a subtle click when I apply the power but it is not holding a vacuum. Other notes: - The EV icon on the OBD2 scanner I...
  3. Repeated Alternator Failures

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    2001 1.8t, Over the past week I have had a new battery and 2 new alternators installed by a reputable european auto repair shop. Last night, after picking the car up from the shop, and a mere 7.2 miles, the battery light came back on. The previous installation lasted 3 days and 70 miles. If...
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