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4.7

definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
$365.00
Average Mileage:
70,333 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replaced glow plug circuit breaker (1 reports)
  2. replaced glow plugs (1 reports)
  3. replaced the mass air flow sensor (1 reports)
2000 Volkswagen Beetle engine problems

engine problem

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 032007

(reported on)

Beetle 1.9L TDI

  • Automatic transmission
  • 57,000 miles

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

Check engine light came on. Replaced the glow plugs. Check engine light came back on less than a week later

- , Lexington, KY, USA

problem #2

Oct 032007

(reported on)

Beetle 1.9L TDI

  • Automatic transmission
  • 67,000 miles

Fixed the problem but the check engine light came back on - about two days later!!!!! Total expense so far = $860

- , Lexington, KY, USA

problem #1

Oct 032007

(reported on)

Beetle 1.9L TDI

  • Automatic transmission
  • 87,000 miles

After telling an independent shop that the dealer said the check engine light and power loss was being caused by a clogged intake manifold, I was told they'd never seen that - it is the mass air flow sensor. When they told me they could put a new one on for a little over $200, I took it to them. Picked it up that day and the car ran great! But the check engine light came on a week later. Check engine light issues are now over $2000.

Trying to sell the car. First person who drove it said - "you've got a big problem. Your check engine light is on"!!!!!!

- , Lexington, KY, USA

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