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I have a 2006 VW diesel beetle. As I was parking in a space,

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I have a 2006...

I have a 2006 VW diesel beetle. As I was parking in a space, the car suddenly surged forward in a high rev mode. It jumped over the cement block delimiting the parking space and stopped when it hit a pole. Are the VW known for these sudden high speed surges?

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the engine? And when was it last serviced?

It is a 2006 dies.el engine. It was serviced about 3 months ago when I had a faulty sensing device replaced

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Beetle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I take my VW to a VW dealer in San Antonio, TX. When it jumped over the cement block, the transmission pan was damaged as well as the Radiator brace. It is in the VW dealership right now. I have opted to buy it back from the insurance and get it fixed. I am questioning my judgement

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I really just want to know if 2006 beetles VW have been known to have these sudden surges in the past. I don't really need to take a mechanic's time

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: VW
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Good afternoon do you mean the vehicle took off on its own ??

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