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  1. Side mirror defrost blowing ABS 5A Fuse?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I posted this a bit ago but with a more confusing title as I didn't have anything narrowed down: My ABS, BRAKE, ENGINE Lights were all on. I changed my 5A fuse (ABS) and messed around to figure out what was blowing it. Heres the Before and after of changing the fuse. BEFORE: - AC not blowing...
  2. EPC, ABS, BRAKE, all on with annoying sound while driving

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi! Just bought a 2000 Beetle GLX 1.8T. The ABS, EPC, BRAKE are all on when the car starts up, and theres a loud annoying sound when the car is moving. I checked the fuse for ABS and it was not burnt or blown. Any idea on what to do :( Also, AC is not working, and when the car starts you can...
  3. Weird battery issue

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi Guys, My wife and I just bought a 2003 Beetle 2.0L GLS with 128,00 miles on it. It has been running great until today. We were driving today and I noticed the ABS and the airbag light come on. At a red light the brake light came on then when I started off the warning bell started dinging so I...
  4. ABS and Traction lights flashing linked to Alternator problem

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hello. This is my first post. I own a 2000 1.8 liter turbo New Beetle. It has about 85,000 miles on it. For a while my ABS and Traction lights were flashing intermittently. I didn't think much of it. But the flashing got worse and it was cutting in to my stereo and rolling the window up...
  5. Electrical Issues...

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    For a few days days now I've been having several electrical issues. When my lights are on they will flicker. Not my outside lights but just the inside. Also sometimes the windows won't work when the car is on but if i turn off and leave key in it will work. Same with sunroof except it won't...
  6. Hit pothole and ABS and brake lt on

    New Member Forum
    New member here. Anyone know if I have to go to dealership to determine code for ABS/Brake lights on. Fixed torn boot on front tire but lights remain on. How do I determine if it is the sensor? What code would show up? Another member posted it is $200 to have the dealership hook up to find out...
  7. 2005 Beetle GLS, manual trans (not turbo) abs light

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I've had nothing but problems with my car lately and am very frustrated. It all began with a tire rotation. Almost immediately my car felt funny and pulled. Two trips to the shop later they kept telling me my tires were "feathered". After driving around with it for 2 months, my boyfriend...
  8. ABS Engaging at low speeds??

    2.0 Liter Gas
    My 1999 Beetle ABS system checks out OK during startup. ABS Light illuminates, then goes off. Have just installed new brake pads and rotors. (Problem occurred before and after new brakes) However, when the car is coming to a stop, about 2 - 4 mph, it feels to me like the ABS system is...
  9. Help please! Lots of problems!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I just got a 1999 new beetle manual transmission with 180000 miles on it for $2000! It needs a lot of things fixed! Mechanically it is great! but the check engine light is on? so is the abs light? The interior needs: - New headliner - the interior door arm rest cover stuff came off - all 4 new...
  10. WANTED: ABS Computer

    Marketplace Archives
    My ABS in my 99 is pretty much shot, and after taking it to the mechanic, he said that I need a new ABS computer. They're super expensive new, so I was looking to buy used. Anyone out there have one they'd like to sell? I really would like to fix this problem, I live in Idaho where it snows a...
  11. Warning Lights Tower of Babel

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Three lights just came up, but my manual is in Spanish and I'm having some trouble figuring out what they mean: ABS Anti Skid >>> Electric Immobilizer <<< The ABS and Anti Skid I can figure out, but what in heck is an "Electric Immobilizer"? (looks like a NB with a key in the wheels) :confused:
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