hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
99,000 miles

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problem #1

Nov 102007

Beetle 4-cyl Diesel

  • Manual transmission
  • 99,000 miles
Air conditioner compressor clutch fell off car under normal use. This would have been a serious safety issue had the dust cover on the bottom of the motor compartment not have caught it and the clutch was thrown into traffic..

- Mechanicsville, MD, USA