Power issue when I turn the key to start


Asked by Jul 16, 2017 at 08:09 PM about the 1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 73 Super Beetle has been running
fine minus some carb issues. Yesterday
I tried to startvit and have no power
when I turn the ignition on. Dead in the
water. All fuses are good also. Thanks
for any help

3 Answers

Does anyone know what my issue could be i have a 98 silverado with a 4.3 vortec my converter was pluged badly i had it cut out new exhaust put on with no converter put new plugs cap and rotor still runs rough and no power taking off sputters really bad i have too give it gas too keep up too speed on the road im confued help


Have you tried checking the coil out ? its likely the coil has gone bad in the car which would cause no starting either that or the battery is toast.


Thanks. I'll try that

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Super Beetle

Looking for a Used Super Beetle in your area?

CarGurus has 29 nationwide Super Beetle listings and the tools to find you a great deal.


Volkswagen Super Beetle Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Beetle
136 Great Deals out of 9,226 listings starting at $1,750
Used Volkswagen Thing
13 listings
Used Chevrolet Camaro
257 Great Deals out of 30,437 listings starting at $4,200
Used Dodge Challenger
122 Great Deals out of 25,441 listings starting at $7,250
Used Porsche 911
95 Great Deals out of 5,094 listings starting at $8,998
Used Honda Civic
391 Great Deals out of 52,297 listings starting at $1,200

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.