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  1. Camshaft adjuster?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    vw recommends castrol syntec. i use it in our oil changes and my 86 yota. good stuff and i was wrong about the price of the part. world pac lists for 700 plus
  2. Trailer Wiring Question....

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    it will not matter. they sepatated them ony to split side they power the same filament in the bulb--perform the same function just on different sides. when you turn on the lights both illuminate. and when you touch the brake both illuminate.
  3. NB wont run HELP

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    do what is called a capacitor discharge. remove both batt. cables and take a pair of vise grips and clamp pos to neg. they will need to be like that for about 3 to 5 min. it litterally discharges the capacitor in the ecm and the computer resets itself.
  4. A/c & blower just quite working please help

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    sounds like a faulty blower switch.
  5. Camshaft adjuster?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    the ro worded the problem wrong. the camshaft is not manually adjustable. the 1.8t has a cam tensioner that is operated off of oil pressure. first are you running castrol syntec if not and its an 03 or newer then you need to. the tensioner do wear out usually between 100 and 150k mi. have seen...
  6. overheating issues

    2.0 Liter Gas
    a check that you can do is ensure the coolant resirvoir is full. take the blue cap off while the car is cool. start the car and within a min or two if the resirvoir starts bubbling or spewing that is an indication the headgasket is blown. reguarding the fans when you turn on the a/c they should...
  7. Compressor kicking on/off with some more AC problems

    2.0 Liter Gas
    first, i understand you installed a new compressor. if so look in the old one and see if there is any dark/black residue. if there is this is known as black death. the worst thing that can happen. it cloggs the condenser which is known as a multi flow condenser, several small tubes in one coil...
  8. need help please

    2.0 Liter Gas
    that is meaning the throttle position sensor is not readin correctly and the throttle needs to be replaced you can take it to your local dealer or to someone with vag-com and try setting the basics for the throttle most likely a faulty throttle:(
  9. Check Engine Lite & Code 1565

    2.0 Liter Gas
    throttle plate sensor is not registering within the correct parameters. the throttle needs to be replaced.
  10. Maintenance on 2002

    1.9 Liter TDI
    tdi t-belts are alot cheaper than getting the head worked. there is a 100k tbelt kit from johnson foreign car that i use for my customers that i recommend.1888vwparts.
  11. Coolant/Flashing red temp light

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    seen that one before:o
  12. Water Pump Replace - How Much?

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    hope i can get out to everyone in the tupelo area before they blow a bunch of money on t-belts and w-pumps. i forgotten how much the dealer was making. and our labor rate is only 68.00 per hour
  13. Water Pump Replace - How Much?

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    still using plastic or "poly fibre" the brass ones are available through napa. they do good. they have been known to start leaking through weep hole but no impellar breakage
  14. Boost loss @ 4500-5500 rpm ...WTF?

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    there is a vacuum operated regulator about halfway down the intake pipe. take it off and put a vac guage on it and you can see the diaphragm move if it doesnt then its faulty
  15. Good Morning from SE Ohio

    New Member Forum
    wonderfull lookin vert. if i do say so myself
  16. Southern gearhead with a New Beetle in the family.

    New Member Forum
    glad to see people are buyin vw.
  17. Stuttering At Launch

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    definitely a maf and possibly a throttle body. try setting basics w vag com first. if problem persists then will need throttle
  18. How do you remove the lumbar dials on a '05 NBC turbo w/leather sports seats?

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Has plastic clips and popps off. Take long screwdriver and put between the seat and knob. Pull both ends of the screwdriver and should pop off
  19. 1.8t Stripped Drain Plug!

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    there is a kit made to replace the threads. you completely drill the threads out and retap the hole. its called a threadsert. had them at the dealer.works well. better than a 200$ PAN
  20. Coolant/Flashing red temp light

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    posted the same thing on the last thread i read. we do the timing belt tensioner and belt atour shop on a 2.0 for 675. takes about 1.5-2.0 hours. a decent tech can do it in that time theyre not as complicated as made out when youve done20 a week for 4 yrs
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