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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. Please Help

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    What does it mean when the ABS light and the triangle with exclamation Mark inside light is solid and stays on? Thank you.
  3. Brake pad recommendations: types and/or brands

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hello, everybody! It’s time to replace the pads, front and rear. I’ve done this hundreds of times on other cars, but it’s my first time on the Beetle. First, what are some recommended types of pads? I mean, should I go strictly OEM, semi-metallics, ceramics, or what? Second, if the rotors...
  4. Good Pad/Rotor Setup?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Alright so my GF's 03 Beetle Cabrio is need of an all around brake job. I started pricing rotors and pads today and man they' re so many brands and options out there, and a lot at the same price. I'm not sure whats good and what isn't. What are you ... the beetle community running on yours and...
  5. I'm new here and I need help!

    New Member Forum
    Not sure if this is where I even post. I have no clue what I'm doing... But ANYWAYS! For the past few months the brake light in my Beetle will randomly start incessantly beeping. Like, it is horrible. It flashes and beeps (extremely loud) 3 times, sometimes this happens up to 16 different...
  6. Brake booster vacuum line grommet replacement

    2.0 Liter Gas
    The rubber grommet joining the vacuum line and the brake booster is dried out and leaking air. I need to know if the grommet is gently pulled or twisted off the booster housing - or otherwise what the removal/replacement procedure is. The grommet and vacuum line is shown on the brake booster...
  7. 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...
  8. shifter questions

    New Member Forum
    Hey y'all i am a new beetle owner. 2000 2.0 automatic beetle 97000 miles. This is my daughters car i just get to maintain it! Here is my problem. if the car sits for a while and i go out to start it up and try to put it into reverse or drive it won't go. I am pressing on the break peddle...
  9. Cannot reverse after changing rear brake pads and caliper

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I just changed my rear brake pads and my right rear caliper, but now I'm having problems reversing. It's strange, it will reverse in the morning when I first start the car but then after even when pressing on gas pedal, the brakes will not release...not letting me reverse. Ahh!:confused: lol...
  10. Lighting Issues

    1.9 Liter TDI
    Hello, I have a 2003, TDI bug. I am always looking for forums that tell me how to fix my car. I've done a good job keeping up with all the maintenance so far. Maybe someone could help me with my lighting problems. Right now I am having trouble with all of my lights. My headlight, brake light...
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