Five problems related to automatic transmission have been reported for the 2000 Volkswagen Beetle. The most recently reported issues are listed below.
I am having transmission problems on my 2000 Beetle. I was told the transmission does not need replaced but I feel otherwise. When I am driving my vehicle will pull back very hard and then jump and shoot me forward. I am afraid that this will cause a bad accident.
I received a recall about my back or break light. Made an apt. With heritage vw in georgia. I drove from leesburg al. To the dealership. They change the light and told me a belt has to be replaced. I know nothing needs replacement because my son ( a mechanic ) does all the maintenance in my vw. I told the them I will talk to my son and will get back with them. I had a hard time staring the car, but did not pay any attention because I was in a hurry to get out of there. I was on hwy 20 when every thing went crazy with my car. Lost my cruise control, lost power, won't start. So I called heritage and ask what they did with the car. They want me to bring it back to them, knowing it can't be driven. I feel they sabotage my car, they messed up my car so much, I paid over $3000. 00 for it to work. I kept the receipt just in case I might need it as proof. I received another recall last week it's hard to get burnt twice in a row.
Consumer stated that vehicle got stuck in park, and would not move. Consumer called the dealer, and they told her that she needed to take her vehicle to a Volkswagen dealer. Consumer just bought the vehicle in January 2004, and did not take it to a repair shop. However, consumer felt there was a transmission problem.
While driving transmission will get stuck without a prior warning. Sometimes will switch into neutral. Vehicle will had to be towed. Please provide more information.
Vehicle has experienced several problems with the engine and transmission. Consumer was informed that there was an internal problem with automatic transmission which required that transmission be replaced. Also, dealership has informed consumer that head gasket and control valve for the engine were defective. Note: dealership has been in possession of the vehicle for approximately 30 days.