2003 Volkswagen New Beetle 2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual Consumer Review - electronic issues
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2003 Volkswagen New Beetle - Consumer Review

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By Heidi on

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2003 Volkswagen New Beetle GLS 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 5M)

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Very disappointed in the electronics of my bug - it has had so many "bugs". I've had the seat belt/airbag sensors replaced, various other sensors, the catalytic converter and every time I get in it there's seems to be some dash light that comes on indicating a problem. The car has 75,000 miles on it and is a lot of fun to drive, but I'm not recommending purchasing a Beetle because of the issues it has had. I've written a letter to the headquarters regarding the issues along with receipts from my repairs. Every time I take it to the dealer they want to charge $80+ for diagnostics. I'm at the point now that I'm looking to purchase another vehicle because of the problems I've had.
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