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  1. Auto transmission problem -- missing 4th gear?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I recently purchased a 2000 Beetle (2.0l auto) and from what I can tell it never shifts up to 4th gear. When in Drive, it does 80kph at 3000 rpm, 100kph at 4000rpm (or a smidgen under 4000), and 110 at about 4200 rpm. Do those rev counts that sound too high to you? When cruising at 100kph, if...
  2. Roof rack Question

    Styling Modifications
    Hey everyone! I am looking to put a roof rack on my 2000 tdi. What brands/ models have worked for your beetle? Thanks!
  3. 2000 Beetle. Both doors won't unlock, had to crawl thru rear

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    It started with the passenger door a month ago, it will only unlock from the inside handle/door latch. Regardless of if it's unlocked with switch or key in driver's door. But after it has been opened from the inside handle, the outside latch will work fine and open the door when closed. Now it...
  4. evap canister mounting screws

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I am trying to replace my evap canister on my 2000 beetle. There are three mounting screws and the one behind the unit in a really tough spot I can't seem to get to. What have I missed? Do I need to take something else out to get to it? Have removed the tire and inner cover above the tire.
  5. 2.0 auto beetle 2000

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hey guys I recently put in a new motor and the battery was out of my beetle for about three months everything is back together the battery and motor are back in the car but the radio is in safe mode and the auto transmission is staying in 3rd gear at 3000 rpms ... any ideas on what this can be ...
  6. Headligt Compatibility

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hello, I would like to ask if someone knows if there is a difference between 1.8T and 2.0 new beetle 2000 headlights? My passenger's side headlight was stolen and somebody will sell me one but mine is 1.8T and his is 2.0, both are year 2000 new beetles. I been looking on internet but can't...
  7. Interior DIY painting, need help with color :(

    Styling Modifications
    Dashboard DIY painting like "Techno Blue" color. Hello! I'm new in this forum :) I purchased my first NB (year 2000) some days ago, the interiors are awful, no, are terrible! But the machine was in pretty good condition so I bought it for a very good price (2,000 usd aprox) here in mexico...
  8. Is this bolt from my car?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi all. I have a 2000 beetle. This morning, my mom found this bolt in the driveway after I left. She thinks it's from my car. It was under where my front passenger side was. Does anyone know if this is from my car? It is 2 inches long and about .5 inch diameter. Its very heavy. It's a long...
  9. 2000 beetle nightmare.... please help

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hi im new to this forum and in need of some serious help.. My girlfriend has a 2000 beetle and its been nothing but problems for the last 3 months.. We had to have the transmission replaced about a month ago and now the car is throwing nothing but codes nonstop.. the codes we get are P0730...
  10. Engine Compatibility for 2000 2.0 5speed

    Engine Swaps
    I need to get a whole new engine for my 2000 NB 2.0 5 speed. From what I gather there is options besides one from the exact same vehicle. What are my engine options for easy compatibility?? I have someone who has swapped engines from an '01 beetle before, but he wants me to keep it simple and...
  11. Need 17 inch wheels

    Marketplace Archives
    I have a 2000 Beetle TDI and I also have a set of 17 inch winter tires from a previous car. The problem is that the car has 16 inch wheels. I need a set of 17 inch wheels for winter usage. Wheels don't need to be perfect visually, but need to be sound. I live in the Detroit area. Thanks.
  12. rebuilt engine?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    what does it mean when someone says they had the engine rebuilt? in example: 50,000 miles ago. does that mean that the previous mileage put on the car no longer matters? Theres a 2000 Beetle that im looking at and the guy says its up to date with everything and it has 180k miles on it but the...
  13. 2000 Beetle Turbo- gushed antifreeze!

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hello, I'm new here so I hope I have posted in the right forum/thread. Just bought this car for my daughter around 2 months ago. We were out in the car yesterday and all was fine as far as we knew. We went through a drive thru which took a while and I noticed the a/c wasn't blowing cold air...
  14. Hi everyone!

    New Member Forum
    I'm Michael and live in Jacksonville FL. I am a long time owner of VW's my 1st was a 77 Rabbit(used), 88 Fox (new), 96 Golf(new) then went off track getting a Ford, Pontiac, what mistakes. I also had an 85 Audi 5000 Turbo, aka money pit. lol I did love that car, finally got rid of it. I'm now...
  15. Okay, how about this beetle?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    what do you think of this 2000 beetle? Thinking of buying this beetle, but it obviously has had some non manufacture moldings, etc. any thoughts from any of you...
  16. 2000 beetle vents not blowing air

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    My 2000 Beetle A/C was recently repaired. I just had the under dash Fan Blower replaced and noticed the fan blows on all the speeds (high, med, low). Unfortunatly, it's not blowing out the vents. I can hear the fan funning from low to high when I turn the dash a/c fan switch, but it barely comes...
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