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  1. 2003 Beetle 1.9 TDI wants to start but cant....

    1.9 Liter TDI
    When I turn the key there is a very brief engine noise like the beginning of it wanting to crank but then nothing.Replaced starter, still same issue. Anyone had a similar issue or have any clues as to what it might be. Thanks Here is a link to a video I made of the issue. The engine sound is...
  2. Beetle appears dead good battery and ground

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I have a starting problem I hope someone recognises and can perhaps point me in the right direction. My wifes beetle a 1.6 petrol convertable late 2004 is having intermittent starting issues. Its been to a VW "specialist" once who said they couldn't fault it. When in problem mode the symptoms...
  3. 1.8 will not crank, no power windows or sunroof

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hey guys, I'm new to vw. Here's the story. This car I bought from a friend, he tried replacing the battery and now it has no crank, power windows, sunroof or locks. It does start and drive fine if you push start it. I've tried replacing the computer behind the steering column that controls the...
  4. The 99 Beetle Project....Difficult Diagnosis

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Ok so i just bought a project car that was not running. The owner said he bought it in an estate sale and it only ran for a day. I dont believe it however. Ok so here is what ive gathered. - Door panel was off and i believe he replaced the locking mechanism , window motor and the door panel...
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