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Check engine light 2004 new beetle

My check engine light is on. Sadly - it has been on fo over a year... husband has it on a long list of to do...) the car is running fine (except for the battery which seems to be going - it has gone dead (??) about three times this winter.. we recharge and is fine (are going to replace...

anyway - we r in the process of getting it inspected (NJ) and the "only thing wrong" to pass was the check engine light....

there are no other lights that remin on on the dash. can you help w/ what we should check (in what order...) to save time and $$$$ thankyou, Mary Ellen

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  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2009

    I have the same car same problem. 04 beetle convert.
    I took it to autozone here in tx and they printed out the scan of the diagnostic. (free)

    Thats your best bet.


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You'll have to take it to a shop to have the light reset.

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