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10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$1,000.00
Average Mileage:
185,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
2003 Volkswagen Beetle electrical problems

electrical problem

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2003 Volkswagen Beetle Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 242015

Beetle

  • Manual transmission
  • 185,000 miles

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

I have had multiple electrical problems. Harness and wires melting, alternator and battery have been replaced 3 times, all of the engine lights go on, then the car just dies, the alarms go off every time it rains, constantly replacing headlamps. This has been going on since I purchased the car. VW had it for two weeks, they claimed they couldn't find the problem. This seems to be a common problem from what I am reading online.

- , Twinsburg, OH, USA

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