Last post on Jan 10, 2013 at 4:38 PM
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Volkswagen New Beetle, Engine, Hatchback
#98 of 107 Re: oil in water overflow [sylvia61]
Oct 30, 2012 (8:13 am)
We have a 1999 VW Beetle that we bought used with 17k miles, it now has over 200k and runs great. We buy gas and tires in addition to regular service. The Beetle is a great car.
#99 of 107 2001 EPC light and engine light
Jan 10, 2013 (6:29 pm)
The engine light came on and had it read it said o2 sensor but they had to order it I live in a small town . well I could smell the converter stink but had to drive it anyway . So when I was leavin work today the EPC light came on and the gas would not work anymore only idle so hav to come home at 20 mph will changing the o2 sensor fix this or am i in for more problems HELP.
#101 of 107 VW Beetle acceleration problems
Jan 06, 2010 (6:14 pm)
I own a 2006 VW Beetle and recently it gave me a problem on the highway. I had stopped behind a row of cars waiting to exit, and once the cars cleared out of the way I wanted to get quickly up to the speed of the other lanes, so pressed fairly hard on the gas and it slightly accelerated, but right as I was expecting it to kick up to speed the way it normally does, it pulled back and my speed dropped drastically. I tried to accelerate but it wouldn’t do anything. I pulled my foot completely off the accelerator and pressed it again and it behaved normally. This has happened once before in the life of the car, and on the first occasion all of my radio presets were on random stations when i drove the next day, although I hadn't looked right before and didn't look right after, so this could be unrelated. I took it to the shop each time this occurred and they didn’t have any answers. has anyone heard of a problem like this before?
#102 of 107 wet vw beetle new
Mar 07, 2010 (9:29 pm)
bought a 05 beetle had been in a flood everything work, engine has slight shake while iddling. Any sugestion? Maybe injector, ignition,. DO YOU THINK THAT THERE MIGHT BE WATER IN THE AUTO TRANS.? How can I tell if trans. has water?It shifts fine. Any sugestion will be appreciated thaks
#103 of 107 Re: VW Beetle acceleration problems [lbuzbee1]
Aug 16, 2010 (5:55 pm)
I have a 2006 covertible beetle and I've been having the same issue off and on for almost a year. I keep taking it to the dealer and it seems like the problem hasn't been resolved. Was your issue fixed? I love my car but this problem is scary. Any info you could share would be great. Thanks!
#104 of 107 Re: VW Beetle acceleration problems [norine47]
Aug 26, 2010 (3:29 pm)
The issue was never formally identified, but my check engine light went on a couple months ago and the car started acting up even worse, so my oxygen sensor was replaced under the suspicion that it turned on the light, and I haven't had any problems since then! The dealer did say that sometimes a faulty oxygen sensor can result in minor lagging of the car, so I'm assuming this was the cause of my problem, even though the dealer was not aware of any case as drastic as mine.
#105 of 107 no increase rpm when cold
Dec 05, 2010 (4:16 pm)
I push the pedal and it bucks at idel speed, out of gear it will not increase rpm. stalls like no gas,but contunes to idel normal.
after complete worm up, works normal.
#106 of 107 VW Beetle reving problem :-(
May 15, 2011 (4:13 am)
My beetle is a 2.0ltr petrol and the engine light cameon so i booked it in the garage and the computer found that the lamard sensor was faulty,I left the car and the job was done then the garae phoned me to collect the car,when i collected the car the car would not rev little smoke was coming out the car is just a mess now hard to drive as when you press the accelarator pedal the car will not rev just sounds flat with the odd back fire but if you rev the car very slowly the car revs perfectly with no problem its just when you rev as normal it does not like it,the garage asked me too take the car a hey had no room to store it so now i need HELP !!!
#107 of 107 2001 engine light then 2 days later EPC LIGHT
Jan 10, 2013 (4:38 pm)
Ok engine light cane on took it to auto zone had it read they said bad o2 sensor they had to order it . So I drove it on to work bad smell from conveyor ok , then today left work car kinda stalled the EPC light came on the car would not rev up no matter how much pedal i gave it only idle so 5 speed have to drive 20 mph all the way home , Did this bad o2 cause this ? or my throdle body sensor going also please help !!!!!