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  1. 2002 NB 2.0 Automatic - Starting Issue, Bad Mileage?

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hi everyone! I just bought a 2002 NB 2.0 GL, yellow, about a week and a half ago. Was very excited to be back in the VW club after last owning a 2008 Rabbit in 2016! However, I think I was lied to about its condition and history 😞 So now I’m experiencing some issues... Occasionally, I’ll try...
  2. Fuel Pump

    1.9 Liter TDI
    Hello all new TDI owner here. I am not a mechanic and not super mechanically inclined so basically I just want to make sure I'm not getting screwed. I have a 03 TDI beetle 1.9L Not to long ago it stopped running, would crank but not turn over. Took it in was told it was the fuel pump. Was...
  3. 98 Beetle, Maybe Fuel Pump?

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I have a 98 Beetle that is having some issues. When I start the car, about half the time it won't start on the first try. I have to press the gas pedal while I turn the key to get it to start. I am also having issues where it hesitates upon pressing the gas. I actually almost got in a wreck...
  4. repair cost questions

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I purchased a NB convertible 1.8 turbo ( 100K miles) from reliable source in nov 2018. Tune up and repair of three tires- $500. Now a fuel pump- $600. Is this about right. I have been using this mechanic for over 20 years and he knows Volkswagon. I dont believe he would cheat me. Do these prices...
  5. Engine starts and immediately stalls

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have a 2005 NBC 1.8 turbo with 70k miles. The engine will start, but immediately stalls and will start back and stall again and again. It acts like it is starved for fuel. The only engine work I've done recently was replace the battery. I have done the following trying to troubleshoot the...
  6. The day Joose wouldn't start.

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I offer this little blog of info on the chance it may help others. The problem with modern cars is that they've become overly complicated. Take for instance the morning I prepared Joose for the morning commute. Nothing unusual, warmed him up and parked him on the street in the direction Jeanne...
  7. No Codes, No Start, Cranks Fine

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hey so I'm having a problem with my car- it started after I got an oil change at Jiffy Lube :( I told them I didn't need anything checked, I just needed new oil and to get on my way.. they had her for over an hour... What Happened: 1) Started Loosing Power on the freeway, would jump back in...
  8. 2006 with battery problems

    2.5 Liter Gas
    select * from REQUESTOR_WORKFLOW-- where ACTION = '' where REQUEST_NUM = 'D136851' ; 2006 convertible that is “BUGGING ME” because the battery keeps dying. First sign of electrical problems was 3 months ago. During a drive the engine light came on, then one by one other lights started to...
  9. Help with Fuel Pump system

    2.0 Liter Gas
    '04 New Beetle convertible 2.0L gas. 135K miles. Fuel pump was working fine before tank replacement and car was running fine. Due to an accident where the car in front of me threw something up that I ran over, it put a 6" gash in my gas tank. I have replaced the tank with a tank having the same...
  10. Won't start, horrible

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hello. I've posted on here in the past but lost my login access so I had to make a new account. You all have been great in helping me keep my Beetle going these past seven years, so I will turn to you with hope you'll aid me once again. 1998 with 107k miles, stock Since I moved to Charlotte...
  11. Beetle Starts then dies

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I got a 02 beetle 2.0 .that turns over but then it dies. I had some work on it in the last few months. Replaced the fans and few coolant hoses due to a leak, also the electricals on the battery box. I had to take it in a few times to get all that worked and running. Now it starts but dies and...
  12. Car Hesitates and Jerks

    New Beetle Convertible
    When the car warms up and I step on the brake, the car jerks to a stop. Same thing when I give it gas. It lurches forward. Once it starts moving it's fine. The check engine light is on. I used gas filter cleaner in my tank but it didn't help. Any suggestions?:confused:
  13. engine crank no start w/o starting fluid no idle

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Ok first I would like to thank everyone for their input, that has helped me greatly in the past. I am having the dreaded crank no start problem. let me give you the run down. wife drove car to school. On the way back the car stalled by what I assumed to be a dead battery. Jumped car, drove short...
  14. fuel pump relay wont stay on ....???

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    2001 beetle 1.8t, relay will activate for 3 seconds when the ignition is on, then turns off by it self, cutting off the 12v required to activate the fuel pump, maf and oxygen sensor. Also, when I turn on the ignition, the fuel pump will activate and sometimes there is no response. I checked the...
  15. 1998 2.0 wont start

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi all, I'm a nubie here but not a nubie around cars or fixing stuff. I went to school for electronics so I have removed most of the Beetles electrical bugs so far. Heres some history on the car. A little over a year ago the car stalled in traffic while my fiance was driving. After a lot of...
  16. Bad Fuel Pump? Bad MAF Air Sensor? Bad Karma?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello All-- I post about 1 million questions cause my car has 1 million issues... so here is the latest one. There are times (especially when it rains?) that my car will turn over, but will not move. I pump the gas a few times and nothing. It will stall out. Ill wait a few minutes and try...