79 Volkswagen Beetle

Valerie Guerrero

Asked by Feb 04, 2016 at 11:35 PM about the 1979 Volkswagen Beetle Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when I turn it on it automatically
turns off after about 5 minutes I
started again and the same five
minutes later it turns itself off what
can I do

2 Answers


That is a simple machine- shouldn't be too hard to figure it out- take it to a mechanic- a GOOD mechanic- bat your eyelashes and ask for help- then throw in a six pack when he fixes it-

Sean Page

Something is getting warm and shutting down. Sounds like an electrical issue. Could be the coil. Condenser on distributor.

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