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  1. help! - serpentine belt broke, engine won't start

    1.9 Liter TDI
    We have a 2002 New Beetle TDI, 140k miles. The serpentine belt broke and the engine won't re-start. As I understand it this can sometimes mean that fragments from the belt have caused damage inside the engine. The car is now at the shop and will be evaluated on Monday. I know that this might...
  2. A/C Compressor or Clutch Problems? [Belt Screeching]

    1.9 Liter TDI
    Hello guys and gals, I own an 05 Beetle 1.9L TDI and just started hearing some serpentine belt screeching. It happens intermittently; upon start-up for a couple of seconds and then when the A/C is turned on it will happen every minute or so for about 5-10 seconds. I can also hear a sort of...
  3. When to flush fluids?

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I took my 01 NB to have same repairs done at a independent foreign car repair place. The cluster was rebuilt by BBA-remain thanks to this site for the recommending. They are wanting to flush the Brake Fluid and do all this other work; a serpentine belt; new spark plugs; fuel induction service...
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