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2012 Volkswagen Beetle
Problems & Complaints
Worst 2012 Beetle Problems by Category
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- windows / windshield problems3NHTSA complaints: 13
- AC / heater problems1NHTSA complaints: 1
- body / paint problems1NHTSA complaints: 2
- electrical problems1NHTSA complaints: 7
- engine problems1
- lights problems1
- steering problems1NHTSA complaints: 3
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 10
- interior accessories problemsNHTSA: 2
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 2
- fuel system problemsNHTSA: 2
- transmission problemsNHTSA: 1
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