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  1. What is this sound?!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I have a 2000 1.8T with a little over 200,000 miles on it. Lately (the past few weeks) it's been making a really loud whining/squealing noise when I accelerate. It doesn't make the noise when the engine is cold, but it is very loud when the engine is warm or I'm going up a hill. Has anyone heard...
  2. Turbo S Upgrades?

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hello there, I am currently buying an 02 Turbo S, ko4, borla exhaust, cold air intake, stage 1+ unitronic tune. Car is making 215 atm, but I would like it to make more. I know I can do the Stage 2+ with just the Audi TT225 injectors and MAF housing, but I feel like that will limit me and I'll...
  3. NB 1.8T Running Hot After Water Pump Replacement

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hi. I’m looking for a little help with hot, but not overheating 2004 NB 1.8T please! Background: I’ve recently replaced the water pump and timing belt after the original water pump failed and my car overheated. While doing this, I took the opportunity to flush the coolant system and...
  4. For Sale 2001 1.8T Vortex Blue GLS 5-speed

    Vehicle Classifieds
    I just posted my 1.8T Vortex Blue new beetle to craigslist. I'd like it to go to someone who'd appreciate it, so I'm letting this community know. Thanks for looking :) 2001 New Beetle 1.8T 5-Speed Vortex Blue 3k OBO
  5. Taillights not working correctly. 01 1.8T 5pd

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello all! My beloved nb has developed its first issue. Im having problems with the taillights, the passenger side specifically. It works fine in normal daytime driving without parklights on. It lights up just like it should, just a litte dim. But when you turn the lights on, the park light...
  6. Speed sensor connector

    Transmission Talk
    I have just dropped a new engine in 2001 1.8T automatic. The problem is I got confused on where the speed sensor connector goes, option A: is a a wire coming out of the spark plug wires harness, or B which is a connector fixed on the top of the transmission towards the back. Needless to say it...
  7. Aph to awp swap.

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I know this has been done someplace on here but I have spent days looking for it. So I hope you don't mind me doing it again. I would like to put an awp ecu in my 2000 beetle glx. If someone could direct me to a "how to for dummies" that would be awesome. Also if you have done it yourself...
  8. "Turbo" 2001 1.8T

    Photos: New Beetles
    Hi everyone this is Turbo (named by my son cause he asked what the name of the PSSST sound was I told him its the turbo he said like the snail? So it stuck) Anyway its a 2001 1.8T I am surprised at how much I just fell into the beetle world. I will keep him until he dies and I will get another...
  9. Automatic Spoiler degrading... options?

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    My 2003 1.8T ("Color Concept") New Beetle's spoiler is starting to degrade; the parts that slide against each other to pop it up have been corroding and it looks like in some places the corrosion has destroyed what looks like a plastic-y outer layer. The specific reasons I say it's degraded...
  10. Brakes HELP

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Does any one know if the engine is tied up with the breaking system ? I already changed everything I could think of calipers booster master cylinder and it still looses pressure I've bleed all the lines and master cylinder like 100 times and still nothing the ONLY thing left I can think of is...
  11. Long list of codes flashing check engine light

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have a 2001 beetle sport ran fine yesterday. Today when I started the car I had a flashing check engine light. Checked codes here's what I got p0135 p0171 p0300 p0301 p0302 p0303 p0304 p0455 p0507 p1297. The car does run but is missing idling rough. Idle will go from low about 500 rpm to 2100...
  12. P0411 after replacing SAP & KOMBI valve by dealer

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I get the P0411 code after replacing SAP (Secondary air pump) KOMBI Valve Hoses to the KOMBI valve . :flipper: Note : I paid $125 for diagnosis plus parts& lab. KOMBI Valve and hoses were replaced by the dealer herzog-meier Metro Portland VW Dealer in Beaverton Serving Salem - Herzog-Meier...
  13. 2001 1.8T won't start

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I hate to begin another thread, as I'm sure the answer I need is in this forum somewhere, but I just can't find it… so hoping someone that knows their way around better than I can point me there. 2001 New Beetle, 1.8T, 54,000 miles, lost power, then stopped on highway. Will not start anymore...
  14. Hi everybody, from México

    New Member Forum
    Hi, i'm Omar from Querétaro, México, i'm owner of a 2002, beetle turbo s. I love the beetles and have 4 years with my bug, have a lot of modifications, latter talk about it. some pics: Turbo S front por omar de luna, en Flickr Turbo S rear por omar de luna, en Flickr Turbo S por omar de...
  15. Special tools for any New Beetle Mechanic

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    So still being a New Beetle Noob but one that wants to keep his bug in tip-top shape, I was wondering what are some special tools that are good to keep on hand. I know there are a lot of torx and hex hardware on these machines and the rear brake calipers require a retraction tool for the...
  16. My New Beetle won't start!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    It was driving just fine earlier in the day yesterday and then I came home to park and get ready for work. I went inside and changed, came out ready to leave about a half hour later and it wouldn't start :confused:... I took a video of what happens when I try to start it. The first time I tried...
  17. 1.8t - Blue Coolant Light

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hey guys! I recently bought a 2002 Beetle Turbo S 1.8T and love it. I just don't know much about the maintenance history. Last week out of the blue I have a solid blue coolant light now and sometimes the oil light will flash when I come to a stop. I did some researching on the site and...
  18. Y2K VAPOR BLUE Bug Seattle, WA

    Vehicle Classifieds
    CAR HAS BEEN SOLD TO VERY HAPPY YOUNG LADY. NOT TOO BAD FOR A FIRST CAR! Private Sale - GLS 1.8T Automatic, only 70,000 miles Black interior with all the regular GLS stuff - Heated Leather seats, sunroof, AM/FM Cassette with CD Changer in trunk. Y2K Special Edition VAPOR BLUE New Beetle in very...
  19. HELP! 190 miles away in Hereford and coolant issues.

    Miscellaneous Hoo-Ha
    hi everyone, i have been about on here for a while but i just had to reregister... I after some help/advice/shoulder to cry on/a tow :runnethov We have a 2002 1.8t, we have come to visit some family in hereford from liverpool. Drove down not a problem, the car ran like a dream. We out today...
  20. Transmission Drain Plug Leaking

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hi Guys I just had the transmission fluid changed on my Beetle. Its a 2003 Turbo S 6 speed manual. I noticed that the next day the transmission fluid was leaking from the drain plug. Does the drain plug require to be replaced or can you simply buy a new o-ring? Also since my oil is gonna drain...
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