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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. Beetle appears dead good battery and ground

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I have a starting problem I hope someone recognises and can perhaps point me in the right direction. My wifes beetle a 1.6 petrol convertable late 2004 is having intermittent starting issues. Its been to a VW "specialist" once who said they couldn't fault it. When in problem mode the symptoms...
  3. Car doesn't always start.

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi all! I have a 2000 Beetle with 160,000 miles. Last week, my car turned off while I was parallel parking. It took a few tries to turn my car back on and when it finally did turn on, the check engine light was on. I brought it to a mechanic who said they were 95% sure it was the fuel pump...
  4. Multiple Warning Lights and No Starting After New Brakes

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Can anyone help? I have a 2004 New Beetle 1.8 Turbo S. Today I replaced the front brake rotors and pads, cleaning the callipers and associated hardware. There were no issues replacing the parts until I tried to start the car. Now it won’t even turn over and I have multiple warning...
  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. Ignition Lock Cylinder

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Does anyone have the procedures on how to remove the ignition lock cylinder on a 2005 VW Beetle (1.8L Turbo)? when I put the key in the ignition and turn, the key continues to turn in a complete circle. Sound like the ignition lock cylinder? got any ideas...Please post your ideas/information...
  8. Fuse Panel box ( on top of battery )

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I have a 2000 beetle and it will not start. It will turn over but that's it. The only lights on are the check engine light and the EPC light.It's not the timing, which we initially thought. But we found that inside the fuse panel box on top of the battery, the first fuse on the left hand side is...
  9. Blinks and Beeps, but Won't Start

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hey folks - Drove my car to work this morning, no problems. Tried to grab lunch across town, but I couldn't start my 2001 Beetle. Turning the key to 'on' gives me a blinking 'BRAKE' light, and my fuel gauge doesn't move like it usually does. Trying to turn the key for ignition doesn't really...
  10. New Battery and car will not turn over

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I am hoping that someone will be able to help me with this one. I replaced the battery in my 2001 2.0 Bug and ever since the car will not start or even turn over. I have tried jumping it to make sure the new battery was ok. I have also checked the battery connections, the ground seems to be...
  11. 2000 Beetle starting problem

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    My 2000 Beetle 1.8 Turbo is experiencing intermitant starting problems. When trying to start it is sometimes turns over and will not fire. You never know when this will occur. It happens both when hot or cold. Could this be the fuel pump relay??
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