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6.9

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
8,800 miles

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2006 Volkswagen Beetle brakes problems

brakes problem

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2006 Volkswagen Beetle Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 252006

Beetle 4-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 8,800 miles

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

: the contact stated while attempting to apply brake pressure at all speeds, the brakes went to the floor and would not return to the normal up position. The driver had to pull up on the brake pedal to apply brake pressure. Also, the transmission fails to maintain engaged when inclined. Although the dealer was alerted no inspections have been made.

- Syracuse, UT, USA

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