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    Thread: beetle turbo hose

    1. 05-04-2012 03:36 AM #1
      my beetle vw won't drive more then 20 mph and it won't drive any higher. it stop after awhile and i can drive it again. vwdealer said i have to replace the turbo inlet hose. could that be it?

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      05-04-2012 09:37 AM #2
      Sounds like limp mode to me. Have you had the car scanned for codes?
      Quote Originally Posted by TM87 View Post
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