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2001 Beetle Shaking

I've got a 2001 Beetle and tonight for the first time it started to shake and sputter very badly while drivinf, even when i put the car in reverse or forward i checked all the fluids and there all good any ideas??

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  • jams1361 Oct 23, 2008

    to tell you the truth i just went to start it again and it's worse now it is shaking from what seams to be under the seats and it smells gas

  • jams1361 Oct 23, 2008

    another update when i put the car in drive or reverse everthing under the car starts ratteling

  • jams1361 Oct 23, 2008

    do you realy think its only the timing belt?

  • AmbA28 Jan 07, 2009

    my 2001 Beetle sometimes spudders on intial startup and after driving 30 mins it will eventually become normal and smooth out....its done this for a year....and ive noticed that it ONLY does this after it rains, so im thinkin it has something to do with moisture, im just not sure whats getting wet and how o fix plz..?

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    We had the same problem with our daughters car and we changed the coil pack it had a pin hole in it and in cold weather it was worse. The Coil pack was $100.00 but was simple to replace. It did fix the problem.



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Go buy some fuel injection cleaner. Slick50 is a good choice. Your problem will probably be fixed after 10 minutes running on the highway.

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Timing belt???? known to go bad on these

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    Jimmy Oct 23, 2008

    dont drive it with a bad timing belt u will ruin the engine



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