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X reg 2000 beetle - lambda probe is failing and being replaced on a yearly basis - also endine warning light and ESP light permanently on but car working ok. Also front headlight bulb keeps blowing - vw garage cant find problem when analysed by their computer

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Something is wrong,are they using vw parts, the head light has to have a bad ground or short somewhere to keep blowing bulbs or water is entering lens,the rest of the light need to be diagnosed,maybe you need to take to dealer or another dealer, good luck.

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