What does it mean when you have a low charge battery on a 2001 vw beetle?

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A low battery charge is a sign of failing battery or charging system. most batteries last 4-5 years then need replacement. If your battery will not hold a charge have your alternator checked. most auto part stores will test your alternator for free.

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because you have just plugged it in it checks if it is a charger

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What do some check lights on a 2001 VW Beetle mean?

Refer to your owners manual as you did not specify which lights.

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Where is the battery on a VW Beetle?

Behind the front seat, under the rear bench seat.

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What does low voltage on a car battery mean?

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What does it mean when it say the key fob 2 battery is low?

Time for a new battery in the fob.

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WHY does water leaks from under dash 2001 vw beetle?

Does is smell like antifreeze? If so then your heater core is bad and needs to be replaced. If it just water then it could possibly be the drainage hose for your intake vents is clogged with debree and drains into the vehicle instead of under it like it is supposed to. I have no idea where it is ...

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Blue light is normal for a few minutes when first starting.Since the Beetle does not have an engine temp gauge it uses this light to indicate cold or hot.If the light stays blue all the time then you likely need a new thermostat.If the light goes out after 3-5 minutes of driving then this is normal.

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Does a VW Beetle have a timing belt?

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What does low low mean when it comes to cars?

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Is 93750 high mileage for a 2001 vw beetle?

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Where is the battery for a 1979 vw beetle convertible?

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Why does oil level sensor read low all the time on a 1.6 2001 vw golf?

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Where is the battery in a 1979 VW Beetle?

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What does it mean when it says oil pressure low?

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What does it mean when your oil pressure is low?

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What does ABS mean on Volkswagen Beetle?

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Where is the paint code on a VW Beetle?

most cars has it on the door panel easiest way is to google it

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What does a charge off mean on my repo'd car?

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At the to of the radiator.

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The gas tank of a 2001 Volkswagen Beetle will hold 14.5 gallons of gas. It is a 55.0 liter tank.

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What does it mean when you have to put your car in neutral to start it?

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If it is like most other VWs , there is a Philips screw on the edge of the door where it latches. if this is removed the door handle can be slid out. You didn't mention if there is a key lock in the handle. Use the key in cylinder from the old lock to replace. You may also have to turn the key in...

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What does it mean you have a car accident?

That you've been in an auto collision?

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You will remove the two bolts from the bulb, then turn the bulb from the bulb holder, the bulb should come right out. You are now ready to install the new bulb.

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It means the car is probably on fire...

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What does it mean when someone calls you a troll?

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Should you disconnect your Harley battery to charge it?

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Check your vacuum lines and also check your idle air control valve. Make sure the IAC valve gasket is in good condition and that the valve itself is not loose.

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