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  1. 1.8L Turbo replacement

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hey everyone! I have a 2002 1.8L beetle with an AWV engine! When I drive my car the turbo smells like oil/burnt oil and when I step on the gas to accelerate the turbo makes this squeaking noise (that we joke sounds like a seagull :ha::ha:). The car takes forever to accelerate!! With that said...
  2. My lights won't work.

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I bought a 2002 New Beetle GLS. The previous owner had installed Xenon LED lights everywhere, however when I turn my car on the headlights flicker and then makes a shorting sound like "zzzz" and then the lights don't work? And ideas what the problem could be?
  3. Calling all creative minds! I need YOUR help!

    The New Beetle Experience
    Hey guys! I just bought a 2002 yellow beetle car on Monday and I am super excited about it! It's been my dream car since I was 5 years old! However, I really do need a name for it and my creative juices are running dry. That's why I need your help. I would describe my new car as a classic...
  4. New Beetle owner, WI- NEED HELP

    New Member Forum
    Hi- I just bought a 2002 VW Beetle turbo S. I bought is sight unseen (I know I know) from a dealer out of state. It was supposed to be a well maintained vehicle that actually belonged to the dealers son and I was given a list of things that were recently fixed on it. All pics looked good and Car...
  5. 2002 Beetle 2.0 Limp Mode TCM

    New Member Forum
    Short Version: I have a faulty TCM. Dealer wants $1,500. I am interested in doing the swap myself with a used TCM, if it would be practical to do so. Any suggestions? Long Version: I have a 2002 Beetle GL 2.0 Auto with 150,000 (new transmission at 110,000). Recently, car has been going into...
  6. fuses blowing need a little help

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I have not been able to pinpoint a thread that points in a direction and I am new to the VW world, so thought I would post here. Just finished the Head and timing belt swap for the 2002 2.0 and buttoned all together last night. Then we tried to start, nothing, it would turn over but not start...
  7. 2002 Beetle

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi, I have a 2002 Beetle, for some reason the boot has stoped oppening with the key and the switch. I have opened the fuse box on the side of the car, but i cant seem to find the fuse for the boot. :confused:
  8. VW Beetle 2002

    New Member Forum
    Hi, I have a 2002 Beetle, for some reason the boot has stoped oppening with the key and the switch. I have opened the fuse box on the side of the car, but i cant seem to find the fuse for the boot.:confused:
  9. New Beetle 02' is stalling when driving from IDLE.

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I have an automatic, 2002 New Beetle, and I've only owned it for a month or so. The first time this happened, the check engine light came on, I took it to the shop, and the computer said it was an 02 sensor. We live in Europe, and the person who we bought the car from had JUST started using...
  10. Good Morning From Sunny San Diego :)

    New Member Forum
    Good morning All - Just moved to Sunny San Diego with my Happy lil Orange 2002 beetle and need recommendations on a mechanic - any help is greatly appreciated as my lil guy may be in need of a bit of transmission "viewing" - keeping fingers crossed its a small deal :) thanks lots and have a...
  11. Newbie needs help!!!

    New Member Forum
    I hate that my first post is about a problem with my beetle, but unfortunately it is... My '02 2.0 Beetle is having issues. I drive 114 miles round trip everyday for work. About 20-30 miles into my drive, my beetle will sputter and the check engine light will start to flash. It will continue...
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