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  1. Coolant continually low and daughter complaining of burning plastic smell in car.

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    You might watch this video; to see how the water pump is replaced, where it is located and how things are setup: If you suspect the water pump is leaking; you might remove the top timing belt cover, serpentine belt, harmonic balancer, bottom timing belt cover, then the water pump will be...
  2. 09G Differential

    Transmission Talk
    Maybe, you should contact Haynes and set them straight? It would probably, make you feel better and help the next editions/printing of the service manual to be more accurate, for the next guy! :) https://haynes.com/en-us/contact
  3. OBD Inoperable

    2.0 Liter Gas
    You may have already seen this but thought I would post this anyway. https://www.ross-tech.com/vag-com/aftermarket-radio.html You might just pull the stereo and get the scanner/obd II port to work and then try to start adding things, recheck your wiring and head unit/stereo install.
  4. Beetle Shuts Off While Driving????????

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Ok, you have two threads going on; one dedicated to your problem. Lets keep on the other thread please; that way, we can keep everything on track and in order. Something you mentioned; maybe a issue, you remove the battery for a bit and you have 200k on the engine. You may need to align the...
  5. Need help changing spark plugs on 2004 new beetle convertible

    New Beetle Convertible
    I think, people have asked about these later model 2.0L's before; they have a plastic intake manifold but I don't think you need to remove the intake to do the plugs. check out this diy; for the earlier versions, you have need some extensions and another universal style attachement, to get into...
  6. Is new window regulator worth the effort?

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Sounds good; let us know, what you decide to do and what the results are! Thanks.
  7. High Pitched Noise

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Sounds like a possiblity; since you just had tires and alignment, you might take it back to that shop, have them check it out for you?
  8. 2001 vw beetle 2.0 manual kills power to engine while I’m driving

    2.0 Liter Gas
    As noted, get the current codes scanned and post codes you find, NOT just the descriptions of the codes. Please, don't just start buying, using the "parts cannon" and replacing a bunch of sensors; try to diagnose the problem correctly and it will save you, time, money and frustration. Seeing...
  9. Beetle Shuts Off While Driving????????

    2.0 Liter Gas
    So, which engine do you have and how many miles on it? A number of issues; can cause a stall or the engine to die. Also, what scan tool are you using, have you recently done any work to the car or has there been any running issues with the car, prior to the dying problem? Give us some more info...
  10. IAT sensor

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    https://www.autocodes.com/p0098_volkswagen.html What scan tool are you using? This is a generic OBD II code but a VW code, could specifically tell you the VW designation of which sensor it is. The iat sensor I am aware of for the 1.8T engine; is located, close to the throttle body on the intake...
  11. Gas mileage sudden change to bad.

    Questions, Issues or Problems with 2012+ Beetle
    As noted before; the DAP articles/video, do recommend Seafoam as preventative measure and driving the vehicle, for a "Italian tuneup", might help as well but when fully carbonized, it seems cleaning is required? Italian tuneup: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_tuneup...
  12. Is new window regulator worth the effort?

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I think, it IS worth doing yourself; if you are willing to put the work in. As for repair costs; I don't know, what the flat rate book hours are for this repair. This is one of the most common repairs; that are done on this site and on the new beetle/mark iv Volkswagens in general. If you are...
  13. 2015 1.8t 47000 miles. Automatic. Instrument speedo displays all lights. Help.

    Questions, Issues or Problems with 2012+ Beetle
    Good job; nice work! :) if you want to continue ti work on your VW yourself; seriously consider the purchase of vcds by ross tech or Obdeleven, these vw specific scan tools can make huge difference in troubleshooting problems with your car. Not being beholden, to a vw shop or dealership for...
  14. Gas mileage sudden change to bad.

    Questions, Issues or Problems with 2012+ Beetle
    Any updates?
  15. Here are some new pics of our 2019 VW Beetle Convertible SE 2.0T "Bella"

    Photos: 2012+ Beetle
    Raggtopp is another popular product as well: https://www.google.com/search?q=bw+convertible+top+cleaner+raggtop&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en-us&client=safari
  16. Here are some new pics of our 2019 VW Beetle Convertible SE 2.0T "Bella"

    Photos: 2012+ Beetle
    Histroically, vw recommends 303 products for their tops; they sell kits through the parts dept. but you can probably get it cheaper online: 303 Fabric Guard & Convertible Top Cleaner Kit Part Number: EXD30520 Top Cleaner (16oz Spray Bottle) Helps adds years of life to convertible tops while...
  17. Stalls after start

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Good to hear; you found the problem, stick with oem Bosch maf sensors, they have a unique hot film sensor and other cheaper aftermarket versions don't, thus cannot read as accurately.
  18. HELP! My '02 New Beetle GLS 2.0 starts and then dies, what is causing it to do that?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    So, it is all fixed? Why, was the throttle body loose? A clean/throttle body alignment; might be a good idea?
  19. 1.8t seafoam clean.

    1.8 TSI
    Sounds like good results; to confirm a carbon issue, pulling the plugs and inspection with a mechanics endoscope, may be in order? This might be something you can rent from a auto parts store, have a shop do a inspection or purchase; from harbor freight or elsewhere online.
  20. Key

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Ugh, that was allot of work and hoops; that you had to jump through! Well, good to hear; you finally got things done; if they can get things to work, a local locksmith or vw dealership is the least hassle m/way to go. Unfortunately, getting the right/compatible parts is crucial; bad or...
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