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2007 beetle was hit on rear right fender by the gas fill lid now have a 0455 emission reading gas cap, replaced cap w/same reading what to do

Where the car was hit the damage under the fender may have dislocated sensor which is causing the reading.

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If you replaced the cap, I would say that you damaged the filler pipe, or vapor recovery line.. It is allowing air to get in the system, This system is pressurized. You may want to inspect that. Your filler pipe may be gone at the tank itself. Have a closer look and smell as you are under there. Also look for any wet spots. Good luck. Please rate solution. Cheers from Nova Scotia!!

Posted on Jan 13, 2013

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SOURCE: 1991 V.W. jetta 2.0 16v

If you facing a little black smoke along with it your engine is running a little rich. Black smoke indicates unburned fuel and this could cause a black stain and leading to test failure

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SOURCE: 2000 Beetle 2.0 gas engine

coolant temp ....what is the control air fuel matching sensor ? that sounds like a lambda sensor to me ......28 years with vw and that one is a first for me ask them if its the same as an oxygen sesor because it does to me and i think you are having your leg lifted mate,,,,,,...

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SOURCE: Busted trunk and gas tank lids switches

Your best bet is to invest in a Chilton book on your specific vehicle. It will give you pictures and exact directions on how to do this. All Checkers or what ever auto service center you have in your town will carry them. Just a useful warning though - don't buy knock off's just buy the Chilton. Good rule of thumb ALWAYS put it in the same way you took it out. Good luck!!!!

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SOURCE: High Emissions

sorry if that is the code it is not correct with the obd format it surpose to have something like P0033 re-check and let us know the correct code

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SOURCE: how do I replace the right front fender on my 2000

Need to remove the inside wheel liner to reveal all 13mm securing bolts. The front bumper needs to be the first part removed. It easy so don't fear easily. TIP: If you have a pressure washer, wash down the areas clean with simple green, it would be less trauma working on it. I do that even if it's a simple oil change, less cosmolyn (rust proofing) to deal with.

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