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  1. high RPM, slow engagement

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I'm still very new to many car issues. I have a '02 1.8T. I took her to get an oil change and tires rotated and when I got her back it takes about 5000 RPM to engage into the next gear or to even accelerate in the current gear-- RPMs jump rapidly with slight push on the gas. I've had her...
  2. RPM Issue!!! Need Help ASAP!!!

    New Member Forum
    I have a 2003 VW Beetle 1.8 T and have recently had issues with it, specifically, on the RPMs. I turn on my Bug and after a while the RPMs start sort of going up and down a bit (engine seems to want to shut off) kinda like if you were to be slightly reving on and off your engine with the gas...
  3. 2001 VW Beetle GLS off and on issues PLEASE HELP

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Always wanted a beetle now I finally have one. Think I got a lemon through. We keep having odd problems lately with this car. Was having stubbing bucking loss of power issues. Car would pop and misfire. Seemed like it was a fuel or air issue. Usually happen when first starting car rpms...
  4. EPS, Hazard & Check Engine Lights

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    EPC, Hazard & Check Engine Lights Any idea what might be going on when the trifecta of EPC, Hazard symbol with a circular arrow pointing left, and now the Check Engine Light comes on? I just got this car a week ago (along with the extended warranty which I PRAY will cover whatever is going...