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Setting idle speed on a 2001 vw beetle 2.0-

Car will only idle at 500 rpms. The engine needs to be completle warm or it dies

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The engine doesn't have a mechanical idle speed adjustment - VW/Audi have a software called VagCom (the diagnostic software they use) that is used to adjust the idle - it's completely computer-controlled. You have to change the idle speed using the software.

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