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  1. 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...
  2. 2005 NB Stalling Issues

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hello all. I'm reaching out because after extensive research via these forums, I'm at a point where I need assistance. Here is what's happening with my wife's 2005 2.0L (BEV) new beetle. The car started experiencing stalling issues once the weather got hot (88-100 degrees F), and the a/c was...
  3. 1999 Bug stalling and rough idle, HELP!!!!

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I have had my bug for about a year now and I just started having a problem with stalling and idling. About 2 weeks ago I started having a rough idle and it would stall while going around turns or at low speeds. I though it was the maf going bad. While driving on the highway it started to loose...
  4. Engine stalling - Aftermarket intake / MAF sensor

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hi all, new to the forums, I've just bought a New Beetle a week or so ago, it's the 2000 model and was modified somewhat by the previous owner It has an aftermarket exhaust system and a huge pipercross induction kit, I was told due to the intake the MAF had to be unplugged. When it's connected...
  5. Weird idle, stalling and backfire

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Alright so I am back once again with trying to get my 2.0 running and I have made a little headway but it seems not by much :( After doing what seems like a lot (which doesn't honestly seem like too much) I am at a complete standstill and almost want to quit and sell the thing. Things done so...
  6. Stalling - please help!

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hi-my daughter has a 99 2.0 gas beetle. About 6 weeks ago a few days after oil was changed it won't stay idling in neutral and dies at intersections. Had it towed to mechanic said it was fuel pump, my husband replaced. Still doing it, sent to 2nd mechanic said it was throwing a camshaft sensor...
  7. Two problems, one car

    2.0 Liter Gas
    2001 NB + 2.0l + Automatic / California Stalls and recovers while driving: When driving at freeway speeds and the fuel tank goes below 1/4, the engine will briefly starve for fuel - maybe for a full second. It then recovers 'in a burst' and will drive without issue until I refill the tank...
  8. ASR Light and stalling

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hey all, this is my first post to newbeetle.org I am having problems with my car stalling. While driving the ASR light will come on. There is nothing wrong with the traction control or ABS (I tested them out the other day on some snow). Once I turn the car off and restart it, the light will be...
  9. 99 manual, stalls when shifted into neutral but only when the A/C is on

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Any ideas as to what causes this? I think I may need a new battery but the car starts fine and only stalls when the car is both put into neutral AND the A/C is on. When I put the A/C on, the RPMs drop a bit and when I put it into neutral, they just drop out completely. This happens if I...
  10. Beetle Stalls While Idling

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I'm having trouble with my 2004 2.0 liter gls beetle,automatic with 68K miles. It stalls when idling or accelerating from a stop like at stop signs, lights, drive thrus. Recently replaced fuel filter, spark plugs, and air filter. Car spent three days at dealer and would not mess up at all, I...
  11. 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...
  12. stalling when cold

    2.0 Liter Gas
    2.0l turbo "auto" gas. Coolant light was coming on when cold "blue" resulting in car stalling when coming to a stop. Once the engine is warm does not happen. Then the light remained on permanent and gas consumption terrible. Temp sensor has been replaced yet the car still stalls when cold as you...
  13. Help!!!

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Ok, so I love my bug, yes everyone says they are pains and ok, kinda, but mine has been super good to me, and actually quite easy to work on... but i need some help. So tux has been doing some strange things lately. Starts and runs fine most of the time, when you put gas, it would have kinda of...
  14. Alternator wire melting

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Yesterday I was driving home - when I was in my neighborhood, my radio died. After turning it on and off a few times, it came back to life. About a minute later my air bag and ABS light came on as I was coming up to a stop sign. I shut the car off and then tried to turn it back on. It turned...
  15. Another 1.8t with issues

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hey guys, I have been around german cars a bit now, couple of stage III s4's and a handful of other vdubs(gti's, jetta's). Currently we are trying to sell our Beetle but it is having some issues. so far I have replaced all the plugs, replaced coils packs 2 and 3, cleaned the throttle body...
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