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EPC light came on my 2000 VW Beetle, car stalled and would not start. I messed with the switch on top of the brake pedal and got the EPC light to go off and car started right up. It ran as usual for a

EPC light came on my 2000 VW Beetle, car stalled and would not start. I messed with the switch on top of the brake pedal and got the EPC light to go off and car started right up. It ran as usual for about ten blocks then stalled on me. This time I could not get it to start after tampering with the pedal switch so I had it towed home. Based on the scenario would most of you agree that it is the switch by the pedal gone bad?

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Sounds like that is a good starting point.

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SOURCE: 2002 VW Beetle EPC light on

where is the break light switch on a vw bettle

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SOURCE: 1970 VW Beetle voltage regulator

loud your battery again and see if ti keep running it down--if yes check the battery loading size it suppose to be around 12-13.
less then 9-10 in most cases it's the alternator cause another thing is your battery could be out of work

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SOURCE: BRAKE LIGHTS STAY ON, EPC LIGHT ON

Call dealerto replace brake light switch, some of them were covered under warranty. They were **** and they replaced all of them.

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SOURCE: EPC light went on due to a brake light switch.

you have to have the reader (pc )to hook it up to your car compouter and erase the codes

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SOURCE: dashboard lights 2000 VW Beetle

It the brake pad warning light, prob need your pads changing!

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

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1. Remove the cover panel above the driver's side foot well...

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2. Locate old switch, push in brake pedal, and twist switch body to remove...

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The brake pedal switch on 1999 VW Beetle is placed above pedals on the support.

1. Remove the cover panel above the driver's side foot well...

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2. Locate old switch, push in brake pedal, and twist switch body to remove...

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3. Unplug 4 pin connector from old switch and plug into new switch (it only goes one way...don't force it!). Insert new switch into frame and depress brake petal. You should turn it until it locks into place and is positioned like the original.

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