hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
86,704 miles

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problem #1

Jun 062008


  • 86,704 miles
2002 Volkswagen Beetle diesel turbo seals and/or bearing failure which resulted in oil filling the inner cooler and air tubes--this resulted in oil being taken into the intake and filling the cylinders--this led to hydro lock of the engine and cylinder damage--had the vehicle not just been started when incident occurred, this condition could have resulted in runaway engine RPM's and no way to shut the engine off, eventually leading to the engine blowing up and/or fire.

- Oak Park Heights, MN, USA