10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Volkswagen Beetle accessories - exterior problems

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1998 Volkswagen Beetle Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 022013

Beetle 4-cyl

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Owner was driving vehicle and attempted to turn on A/C. when A/C would not work properly, she pulled off roadway and stopped. Smoke and burning odor came out of vents, with fire eventually showing from climate control panel. Interior of vehicle was fully involved in fire when fd arrived. Engine compartment not involved. Radio operating properly prior to incident. No prior issues with vehicle.

- Buffalo Grove, IL, USA

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