Engine Noise Problems of Volkswagen New Beetle
Volkswagen New Beetle owners have reported 1 problem related to engine noise (under the engine and engine cooling category).
#1 - Engine Noise problem of the 2002 Volkswagen New Beetle
The car was a 2002 Volkswagen New Beetle. VIN of the vehicle was 3VWCB21C42_. The vehicle's speed dropped dramatically, and then stalled. The vehicle experienced the following: the lights would come on, would not come out of park(repeatedly), lock up, sit for hours/frozen, start but not come out of park, abs and epc light problems which was fixed under warranty and was told the overload problems should have been fixed, while driven, the vehicle dropped down to 30 mph and down to 20 mph on another occasion, the motor sounded loud and the vehicle had shaken, the dealer found three fault code for throttle control and faulty throttle body(dealer assured consumer that the problem wouldn't happen again), and the consumer was told that there was a misfire on all cylinders and that the plug wires were replaced. On one occasion where vehicle did not come out of park, the dealer suggested that the problem had come from the brake switch and assured that the freeze up(s) were solved. The vehicle sat for five hours, then the vehicle finally started and the dealer stated that the problem was the wiring harness to the ecm(the part had to be ordered). It was Wednesday, April 16, 2003 when this engine noise issue happened.
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