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  1. Upper Timing Cover leak

    2.5 Liter Gas
    Hello! I've been wrenching on my fiance's 2008 New Beetle (2.5L, Convertible, Automatic, Engine Code BPS) and believe I have found that the upper timing chain cover (07K109283E) is leaking (as well as a couple other leaks, but those have been fixed without issue). After a lot of sleuthing, I...
  2. 2009 2.5L Misfire after Valve cover/ Vacuum pump seal replacmnet

    2.5 Liter Gas
    I recently purchased a 2009 2.5, 157,000 miles and and the check engine light was on. The code that came back as a valve cover gasket leak. While inspecting the vehicle i noticed an oil leak from the vacuum pump seal as well. So i pulled the car into the garage and replaced the valve cover...
  3. Maf sensor/ intake system leak

    2.5 Liter Gas
    Hi, so I had a check engine code coming on saying my "mass air flow sensor is out of range" (p0101) and sometimes I would also get "air intake system leak" and "secondary air flow upwards steam detected. I replaced my maf hoping that would fix it but it didnt and I'm absolutely clueless. Any...
  4. Daughters Beetle, I'm the wrecnch turner

    New Member Forum
    We just bought our daughter an 07' 2.5L Beetle. Learned on the way home that it has a bad Alternator. Of course the fella selling it said it was fine. Replacing it will by my first task. She really loves it. I have found a lot of great info on the forum already. Thank you to all the...
  5. I need to replace the aux jack

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello !. I need to replace the aux jack that is beside the globe box door. My Baby is a 2.5L NB coupé 2009 It does not work any more because somebody stroke the plug when sitting down. Some body knows the part number ?:o
  6. HELP with my 06 2.5L; Cooling Fan Assembly

    2.5 Liter Gas
    I need to replace my fan assembly on my 2006 Beetle 2.5L 5cyl automatic. I tested it with jumper wires, the fan is no good. It won't even spin freely. And as far as I can see, this part is retailing at $350-400+!!! My questions for y'all is, is this part compatible with other 2.5L model years? I...
  7. My New Beetle 2.5L Convertible

    Photos: New Beetles
    My 1st New Beetle, just got it two days ago
  8. Battery Fitment Code and Group # and Max size Dimensions

    2.5 Liter Gas
    I want to buy an aftermarket battery for my 2006 VW 2.5L Automatic Convertible "New Beetle".. I know that Canadian tire has two models with different fit sizes Crappy Tire Winnipeg Battery two sizes: $139 is 10.7/8" width by 6.7/8” Depth $134 is 9.5/8" width by 6.3/4” Depth I tried my local...
  9. 2014 Automatic big mistake?

    Transmission Talk
    Did I make a huge mistake getting the 2014 5-cyl automatic? The transmission shifts prematurely into upper gears, according to the mechanic, an attempt to comply with the CAFE standards for gas mileage. Frequently, I'm stuck in 5th or 6th with rpm under 800 and the engine languishing. I have...