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  1. Start-up issues w/ cold weather

    2.0 Liter Gas
    My wife's beetle is a 2001 with 92xxx miles. It started having issues (in early 2014) with starting up during any cold weather. At first I thought it was just because the temp got under 0 at night--but previous winters were no issue. Then I considered watered down fuel freezing in the lines so...
  2. Intermittently not starting, Blue coolant light always lit!

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I am having problems with my girlfriends 04 2.0L A few months ago we noticed the blue coolant temp light was coming on more Often, we live in Australia and it's summer so even in winter it is not cold. Lately we have trouble starting it at first I thought fuel pump, checked it was getting fuel...
  3. 2006 Beetle will not start - HELP!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi, I'm retired and love working on cars even when I get into trouble. No car seems to give me more stress than this little Beetle. It's virtually impossible to learn how to fix it without any aids (books, online forums etc.). I'm use to old 60's Pontiacs. Here is what I am currently working...
  4. 2002 new beetle will not start.

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    ive had my 2002 new beetle coming up on 2 years now. I love her. In the last month I have been having some rough times though. My check engine light was the first to come on,next is my engine coolant light is always blue, next two were the airbag light and my abs light. I had my car scanned and...
  5. turning over, firing, then stops 2000tdi on bio

    1.9 Liter TDI
    I had not been driving for a while because I had a baby and the car had been a little timid to start over winter because of it's lack of use. It started about three months ago after a couple months of unuse but hasn't since. Now it needs an emissions test, tabs, a brake job... Now it's not...
  6. 98 NB Not turning over with key in start position

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I have read a lot of posts here about new beetles not turning over when the key is turned to the start position. I had this exact same thing happen where the battery is fully charged, when the key is turned to the run position everything comes on normally, and when the key is turned to the start...
  7. Surging like transmission is engaged, trying but not starting

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    '00 auto NB TDI running B99. Rolled the car backward out of the garage today (not unusual) and went to turn over the engine and it didn't start. It surges (engine jumps rather drastically) as it turns over but doesn't actually start. The surging feels like the transmission is engaged. We...