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So I stalled my car for the first time yesterday. :cry: It was definitely not fun, but it stalled and then honked! Scared me!
Is this common? It's a 2008.
 

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Please explain your experience further; driving conditions, did it restart and how is the car, acting now? I would start by scanning the car with a vw compatible scan tool and see if there are any trouble codes.


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I put the car in first gear and my foot slipped off the clutch and the car stalled and then honked. I turned the car back on and drove off and it was fine. It was just in a parking lot in nice weather.
 

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Well, you can kill a cars engine (stop running) by letting the clutch pot too fast (like slipping your foot off the clutch pedal); the honking sounds strange (alarm?). Again, a scan; may, give you some clues (trouble codes) and this can help you troubleshoot a possible problem.


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I have never heard of a car honking the horn after stalling. Sure you didn't stall and lunch forward and bounce off the steering wheel? :lol:
 

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I have never heard of a car honking the horn after stalling. Sure you didn't stall and lunch forward and bounce off the steering wheel? :lol:
hahaha! that would actually be hilarious but i don't think so!
i wonder if it would do it again but i would never hurt my baby by stalling it on purpose!!!!

the funny thing was is when i stalled it a guy who had been eyeing me while i was in the store was walking in front of me, so it looked like i was honking at him! so embarrassing. :pinch:

i guess ill just update if it happens again!
 

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:lol::roflmao: that's too funny, not at the time I'm sure, but funny now And yea, I would never stall on purpose.
 
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