my 2008 vw is hard to start sometimes

Asked by Aug 11, 2015 at 05:30 AM about the 2008 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I can go days and then it's hard to crank specialty if you lock the staring wheel

1 Answer

236,945

Check the ignition lock cylinder and or switch

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Best Answer

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2000 vw beetle 2.0L wont start 2 answers

    My 2000 vw beetle will not start. I used starting fluid a couple times and sometimes it started. I just had a mechanic to check my fuel pump and filter and it was fine. I just cant seem to find out ...

    2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Hard starting 12 answers

    Hello! My girlfriend has a 2000 beetle diesel and we are having a very hard time starting it. Heres what I've done so far. I read engine codes. It came back as a glow plug relay (I guess it comes bac...

    2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Anyone having electrical issues with their 2008 beetle? 2 answers

    My beetle is driving me crazy. I've almost had it 2 years, I'm the second owner and it has 166k miles on it. It just recently started to have issues! The brake lights refuse to work only late at ni...

    2008 Volkswagen Beetle SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why does my 99 VW beetle not start sometimes?! 2 answers

    Its very frustrating, we've done over 3 grand of work on the car and its still not perfect. I don't want to give up on it but I can't go anywhere without it stranding me somewhere for hours.

    1999 Volkswagen Beetle 2 Dr GLS 1.8T Turbo Hatchback

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My 2008 vw jetta ac works intermitently, fan works sometimes

    My 2008 vw jetta ac works on and off, fan runs sometimes

    2008 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Volkswagen Beetle Questions

Volkswagen Beetle Experts

#1 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 1,630
#2 Chris Billings
Chris Billings
Reputation 1,480
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,220
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used MINI Cooper
197 Great Deals out of 10,824 listings starting at $1,350
Used Volkswagen Jetta
445 Great Deals out of 40,158 listings starting at $950
Used Jeep Wrangler
273 Great Deals out of 18,090 listings starting at $2,950
Used Honda Civic
657 Great Deals out of 89,875 listings starting at $1,299
Used Ford Mustang
464 Great Deals out of 45,659 listings starting at $1,999
Used Toyota Corolla
767 Great Deals out of 73,003 listings starting at $1,995
Used Volkswagen Golf
55 Great Deals out of 2,721 listings starting at $2,200
Used Volkswagen Passat
275 Great Deals out of 24,199 listings starting at $999
Used Volkswagen Eos
26 Great Deals out of 660 listings starting at $3,995
Used Honda Accord
830 Great Deals out of 85,679 listings starting at $988
Used FIAT 500
59 Great Deals out of 5,621 listings starting at $3,900
Used BMW 3 Series
985 Great Deals out of 31,780 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Focus
556 Great Deals out of 57,036 listings starting at $1,095

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
3,699 listings starting at $16,135
2016 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 490 listings starting at $11,999
2015 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
37 Great Deals out of 946 listings starting at $9,990
2014 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
20 Great Deals out of 708 listings starting at $7,995
2013 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
24 Great Deals out of 736 listings starting at $7,000

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.