I have a 2005 vw beetle that's been having trouble starting. Once it starts, it shakes then it dies and the battery light comes on. I've had the MAF sensor replaced and a vacuum leak fixed. any ideas?

Asked by May 13, 2015 at 10:29 AM about the 2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Convertible

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