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A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle
Although Although it may be one of the most recognizable cars on the road, thanks to its unique design, perhaps you’ve never considered owning a Volkswagen Beetle before. There are a number of reasons the 2012 model should have you...

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my vw 04 beetle ticks when idling, the ticking goes away when you give it gas.
The problem sounds like you have low oil pressure and and engine knock due to engine rod bearing or crankshaft bearings are worn. You may also want to have front crankshaft pulley checked to see if it is bad before...
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P0380
The glow plug wire harness is not the entirety of the circuit. The circuit fault represented by P0380 could arise in the wiring to the harness that you replaced, including the ground connection. To determine the integrity of the remaining...
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Warning Lights on
The vehicle may be having an issue where the alternator is not charging, due to a cable connection issue, causing the voltage to get too low to run these systems. The connections at the battery, body, or main fuse panel...
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Transmission does not shift properly
This may be a result of low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty transmission control module. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. The transmission control module has various sensors such...
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Steering wheel locking up.
The theft system on your car can have an intermittent problem of being disabled because of having other keys or metal items on your key ring. These items may be interfering with the code key to disable the system for...
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Stalling
Hi there. What you are describing is quite similar to a fuel restriction or a problem with an fuel to air ratio sensor or component. Some common parts that can cause this problem include clogged or dirty fuel injectors or...
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Speedometer broke.
The vehicle speed sensor (VSS) is the most likely cause of your inoperative speedometer. The powertrain control module (PCM) uses the VSS signal to determine the control of outputs such as speedometer operation. The VSS circuit or speedometer gauge could...
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Leaking coolant
A cooling system pressure test should be performed to show the actual area of the issue. The water pump gasket, thermostat housing gasket, coolant hoses, radiator, heater hoses, or even the greater core could be the cause of the leak....
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Engine light came on
The "Check Engine Light" indicates a fault being stored in the engine computer. A triangle shaped light with a circle around it indicates a fault in the electronic stability control. To diagnose these issues the faults will need to be...
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Clutch not working
If your clutch is not working then it may have a bad clutch cable or the clutch itself is bad. A mechanic would typically inspect the condition of the cable and make sure it is moving properly. If it is...
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Car not idling smoothly
This is typically caused by a carburetor problem. Most of the time it is as simple as an adjustment of the mixture. This is something that must only be done by someone with carburetor experience. If you need to have...
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Car not going into gear
Hello. The two things that I would first recommend evaluating in relation to your concern are the brakes and the transmission pressure control solenoid. The brakes may be locked in a position that will not allow the car to move....
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Car is not going into reverse.
Hi there. If your shifter will go into every gear except for reverse then you either have a bad synchronizer in the transmission or you have a shifter assembly failure. If the shifter will go into reverse with the engine...
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Car is loosing coolant
Your car is obviously loosing coolant. It could be a leak in a hose or water pump or something like that, or it could be going into the engine through a head gasket. either way you need to get it...
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AC not working.
Hi! There are many possible solutions to your concern. The system is not working is a little vague as there are electrical and mechanical aspects to the air conditioning system. A bug as simple as a blown fuse or low...
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Ac cuts off after a while
While the engine is running and the air conditioning system is commanded on, both cooling fans in the assembly should be powered on. The vehicle will turn the air conditioning compressor on and off depending on the system load in...
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My car had a code p0411 removed blower motor tubes and plug, now it also gives me codes p0864,u0121 and u0101
On older cars, it's not uncommon to have other problems pop up once you start working. electrical connections are getting dodgy and simply moving the pieces around is sometimes enough to cause something that was about to fail to give...
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New beetle dies while driving but starts back up
Hi Pamela. Thanks for contacting us today. When diagnosing an erratic issue like you're describing, it's best to eliminate what isn't causing the issue for starters. if the vehicle has power to accessories, you can pretty much eliminate the battery...
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Ok i had to replace my car battery for my 2003 vw beetle it cranks over but wont start so i check the oil i put a quart in it
Be sure the battery is actually fully charged and securely connected with no corrosion on the terminals. Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. If the immobilizer system is on,...
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P0121 02 vw beetle
You will need to have codes cleared and then the system tested again to see if it runs good or codes return. If the problem is still there then monitor data for the AAP1 and AAP2 on scanner to see...

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