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  1. 2003 Beetle won't start

    1.9 Liter TDI
    So I have a 2003 Beetle with a 1.9L diesel. Drove it to work fine (40 miles). There were no signs of trouble. Went to start it at the end of the day and it won't turn over. Dash lights up when I turn the key to the on position and the coil indicator light functions normally. When I turn to...
  2. Battery?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    My daughter just gave me her 2010 Beetle. She was having starting problems but said it was the connection. Well, all I get now is a try to turn over then click, click, click. I tried loosening and retightening the negative which seemed loose but nothing. She said the battery tested good...
  3. Car starts then dies occasionally. HELP!

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    SO the symptom for you guys to figure out is why my gf's car starts and dies occasionally. it recently had the water pump and coolant flange replaced. I believe i read on the receipt, lost it looking for it now, that the timing belt cover had to come off and possibly the belt itself.. it idles...
  4. omg please help me

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    ok so i have a 99 beetle 2.0 manual 170,000 miles. heres the problem. When i turn the key the alarm goes off and the engine wont crank i changed the ignition circuit replaced the battery and had the alternator checked still does it..Before i replaced the battery the old one was dead so i tried...
  5. Starting Problems

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have a 2000 1.8t. Starts fine when its cold (hasn't been driven , like mornings). But if i drive it and it gets to normal driving temp and turn it off its hard to start up or will not start at all (cranks over and over). I recently changed the fuel filter thinking it was the culprit but no...
  6. Beetle won't turn over and new warning light.

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi! I tried to start my 2005 Beetle today, and it wouldn't turn over. It was like the battery is dead, but I just replaced it a few months ago. There's no power to the car though, the windows won't roll down, the radio won't come on. There were two warning lights, one for the battery, and one...
  7. Won't Start...again.

    The New Beetle Experience
    My Beetle decided not to start. I've eliminated any ignition (coil) or fuel pump problems. I found that the F10 fuse in the panel is blown. When I replaced it I did get the motor to fire up for a second, then it died. The fuse was blown again. Apparently, this is the main power to the ECM...
  8. Help with halfass starting

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I have a 98 VW beetle with a 2.0L. Its having trouble starting. owner the previous owner had to move the shifter back and forth to get the car started, after awhile they couldn't get it started when i bought it i put a neutral safety switch on it and it fired right up. i drove it...
  9. Wont start after battery disconnected

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hi guys, I've just replaced a faulty starter motor on my beetle. The battery has been disconnected for about a week. Now I've put it all back together with a new starter motor the car wont start. I get all the lights on the dash but nothing when I turn the key. I have also noticed a high pitch...
  10. cold engine start problem

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    recently everytime i start the car in the morning, it doesnt idle that good. and my boost gauge is dancing around 0 psi. and sometime the engine will stall and died . but after i start the car again for the 2nd time, no problem at all.
  11. Awful Squeal on Start

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    This problem is referring to a '99 1.8L Turbo NB. Occasionally when starting the car, it will emit a loud squealing noise. The noise occurs maybe once every 5 starts, and aside from the horribly unpleasant noise, the car runs fine. I'm just concerned that this is a warning sign to a bigger...
  12. beetle will not start after a battery change

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hi, all: I have been driving my NB w/o any problems until my battery died, so I replaced it with the BRAND NEW one. Pulled the old one out, stuck the new one in.... Now the car will not start at all!!! I mean when I turn the ignition key on, there is like a 1/2 second that the dashboard...