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Beetle looses power, stalls etc.

Have added fuel injector cleaner, change gas, and still have this problem. Has anyone else had this problem or have any ideas. Was thinking about changing 02 sensor.

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  • bissonnette_ Jul 17, 2011

    We have had the same exact problem.. our last change was a new battery. And since then no problem.

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The best thing to do is have the car scanned. This will identify any electrical issue that might be causing this. The ignition coils on the gas engines seem to fail from time to time. This could also be the mass air sensor.

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I test drove a VW Beetle 2000 Automatic, car in good condition but when I made a U-turn the engine stalled out! i had to re-start the car to proceed.
I am looking to buy this car, but concerned about this problem?
Any advise...I appreciate your input.

Posted on Jul 15, 2011

  • bissonnette_ Jul 17, 2011

    We have had this same exact problem, after many changes etc. finally put in a new battery. Since then have had no problem.. It has been almost 2 months and still working fine. Worth a try!

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