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  1. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello everyone! So I just finished redoing the headliner on my beetle and while putting up all the lights, the mirror etc I’ve come a cross some difficulties. This handle on the driver’s side won’t screw in on the left. The threads of the hole seem to be damaged and won’t hold a screw in. I...
  2. New Member Forum
    Hello everyone! I just recently bought a used 2002 New Beetle with 145K miles on it. It has multiple cosmetic issues that I am already in the process of getting fixed. This is my very first car and I am excited to get it fixed up and looking nice! I would like to know if anyone has any sort of...
  3. 2.0 Liter Gas
    I have a '99 New Beetle 4 cal 2.0 Eng, manual transmission, that has been having a lot of problems lately. I've gone to a mechanic and tomorrow will be my fifth time dropping my car off at this particular shop. The issue I've been having is a rough idle among other things. The things that...
  4. New Member Forum
    Hi there, I am new to the forum and about to purchase my first second hand new beetle. I am tossing up between a 2007 that's done 60,000kms and a 2004 that's done 80,000 - both are automatic. The '04 will set me back less one thousand dollars but I felt like the automatic transmission was...
  5. New Member Forum
    Hi... I have a 2000 Beetle, have owned it since 2002. It has 225,000 km. Mostly highway miles. I have maintained this car very well, regular oil changes (synthetic oil), timing belt at 100,000 & 200,000, cv joint replaced, among other small things like brake lines etc. There is clunking sound at...
  6. 2.0 Liter Gas
    Okay, I've been reading over some of the posts from people here about their throttle bodies, and it hasn't helped at all. I have a 2003 Beetle GLS 2.0L, and my current issue is a high idle. For a few months now I've been battling with my car and it's ability to run. Over a year ago I had to...
  7. New Member Forum
    Hello I'm new to this site, but not to New Beetles. We bought our first one in spring 1999 when we were living in Switzerland. It was shiny and red and was destroyed by a Skoda whose driver was asleep. The Beetle protected us and we walked away with one small bruise each. We replaced our...
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