Q: Car not starting - 2002 Volkswagen Beetle

asked by on September 02, 2016

I'm experiencing issues with my car not starting. It turns over and instantly dies and the battery light comes on. I already tried having someone jump it. Didn't work. I'm not sure where to take.

My car has 107000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hey there. Your best bet is to start by checking for spark and fuel. From my experience with VW’s of the early 2000’s, failing fuel pumps are a typical problem. If you need help with a diagnosis, a certified pro from YourMechanic can guide with no-start inspection and follow through with proper repairs.

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