car will not start ?

snakebit
35

Asked by snakebit Jul 25, 2007 at 06:10 PM about the 2007 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Brand new 2007 Beetle - 5speed.
After purchasing drove it home from the dealer, approx 35 miles, parked it and the next morning it would not start. The key turned and the accessories all came. You could hear one click but the engine would not turn over. Got out of the car and hear multiple clicks, waited about 10min. still would not start. Dealer had to send tech & tow truck, both men tried it & it would not start. Towed it in and dealer said it cranked right up. Dealer put on diagnotics with no errors, said it was a fluke ! No one has answered me as to how the anti theft system noted on the papers works. Does it immobilize the car, a horn blow or what. Are there warning lights I need to look for? Dealer has not gone over car with me as I was to take it in the next day for a review, which never happened since it wouldn't start.
HELP HELP HELP.

Thanks, Faye Scott

1 Answer

snake42787
275

Most new cars that have alarm systems intalled at factory have a ignition kill switch that prevents it from starting unless you hit the unlock button on remote. Did you lock the doors if you have an alarm system? that could be one reason why it wouldnt start for you.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • I have a turbo deisel . Car will turn over but won't start. why? 6 answers

    Car will turn over but won' start. What should I check first?

    2000 Volkswagen Beetle

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • car wont start 3 answers

    Drove the car home Ont. to Nova Scotia some times it needed to be pushed to start but not always. After getting home went to move the car and it would not start, so we towed it to get it started and i...

    1971 Volkswagen Beetle

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1998 Beetle wont start 1 answer

    1998 vw beetle with over 100k miles went to get an oil change using high mileage oil. Drove home shut the car off, came back turned the car on and it wouldnt start. Eventually it started, did the sam...

    1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2 Dr STD Hatchback

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2006 Beetle won't start 11 answers

    Last weekend car wouldn't start at rest stop. Waited a few minutes and then it started. Yesterday same thing. Removed battery and took to auto store. They agreed battery was dead and we purchased a n...

    2006 Volkswagen Beetle

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2005 VW Beetle starts sometimes and other times will not start. Go back to car and it starts? 1 answer

    Recently, my VW Betle has not started and later I go back to car and try and it starts. Got new battery, new gear shift cable and mechnic seems to think it is alarm system. Just got out of shop yester...

    2005 Volkswagen Beetle

    -

    Car Customization

Search Volkswagen Beetle Questions

Volkswagen Beetle Experts

#1 Chris Billings
Chris Billings
Reputation 970
#2 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 950
#3 carrie2323
carrie2323
Reputation 560
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used MINI Cooper"
301 Great Deals out of 10,742 listings starting at $2,999
Used Volkswagen Jetta"
1,052 Great Deals out of 38,057 listings starting at $1,298
Used Jeep Wrangler"
1,004 Great Deals out of 45,516 listings starting at $1,800
Used Honda Civic"
803 Great Deals out of 57,567 listings starting at $1,288
Used Volkswagen Golf"
59 Great Deals out of 5,433 listings starting at $1,100
Used Ford Mustang"
1,072 Great Deals out of 26,207 listings starting at $1,329
Used Volkswagen Passat"
491 Great Deals out of 27,267 listings starting at $1,495
Used Honda Accord"
1,203 Great Deals out of 66,677 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,173 Great Deals out of 55,529 listings starting at $995
Used Volkswagen GTI"
95 Great Deals out of 4,893 listings starting at $2,950
Used Nissan Altima"
1,621 Great Deals out of 81,225 listings starting at $1,850
Used FIAT 500"
132 Great Deals out of 10,402 listings starting at $7,500
Used Ford Focus"
1,755 Great Deals out of 64,399 listings starting at $750
Used Toyota Camry"
1,490 Great Deals out of 70,164 listings starting at $1,395

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Convertible For Sale
63 listings starting at $22,000
2013 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Convertible For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 63 listings starting at $18,494
2010 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Convertible For Sale
33 listings starting at $10,995