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I bought a 1999 VW beetle 2.0 automatic and it has a

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Hi I bought a 1999 VW beetle 2.0 automatic and it has a checkengine p0501. speedometer, odometer, cruise control, and gas light is always on. - i changed the sensor thats on the transmission and that didnt work
JA: While using the cruise control can you accelerate or decelerate? Have you checked the fuses?
Customer: yes the fuses are all fine, cruise control doesnt work at all, and if i turn the speed sensor with my hand with the key on, the speedometer move
JA: Are you fixing your Beetle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes by myself, i checked that there is electricity going to the sensor
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: thats it thanks
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  david craig replied 4 months ago.

Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. please allow me a few minutes to look up some information for you. thank you