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  1. Mysterious Throttle Surge/Limp Mode

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Maybe someone on here knows what the heck is going on with my '99 2.0 AEG VW New Beetle. My car keeps going into some sort of limp mode with a throttle surge at low RPMs after driving for a while. My european import auto shop is out of ideas since it's so inconsistent. The first time this...
  2. EGR and Throttle Control

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Long story but cutting it down; fitted new computer with immobiliser removed from software. Starts and runs well now. However the engine light is on and it reports that the EGR will not perform basic initialisation even with VAG computer. Changed EGR for genuine new but error still there...
  3. Throttle Cable Linkage Issue?

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Will start by stating I am used to the original VW Bugs - 60's. And sorry for the long post. My girlfriend owns a 2002 New Beetle with a 2.0 and Manual transmission. Her latest issue (with the car at least :)) She is driving at a steady speed down the freeway, NOT in cruise control, and all...
  4. throttle questions

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I purchased a 2001 new beetle (1.8T) that had a cracked head, and repaired it myself (I used to be a dealership mechanic, not VW though). I've got the car running, but with 2 problems: 1. Sometimes when the car is running, I can floor the throttle and it doesn't do anything, I can jump up and...
  5. Yay! I finally solved my bug's hesitation problem!

    The New Beetle Experience
    Changed the pre-cat O2 sensor a week ago. No hesitation since! This has been bothering me for years!
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