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  1. 2003 Headlight Problem

    New Member Forum
    The passenger side headlight on my 03 beetle seems to be shorting out. It is out sometimes and then comes back on again later. Can I fix this myself or do I need to take it into a dealer? Can I just replace the bulb?
  2. What bulb for 2006 tail light?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I'm bored at work, so I'll make this entertaining to read. If you don't feel like being entertained, here's the punchline. What bulb# do I need for a 2006 New Beetle tail light? Not the turn signal, not the middle light on the spoiler, but the left and right tail lights that get brighter when...
  3. Light in digital clock above rear view mirror not working.

    2.0 Liter Gas
    The digital clock does not illuminate in the rear-view mirror console in the roof. It hasn't worked for about a year now. But back when it did, there were a few weeks when all of the dash lights used to flicker sometimes - I presumed this was a loose connection somewhere, and one day it just...
  4. Help: 2005 new beetle rear map light

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I've problem removing the stock bulb on the rear headliner tt is meant for passenger. mine has got sensor attached to it so it looks different from what i researched online: How to: change your interior bulbs - New Beetle Owners Club i've no problem taking the entire casing down (just pry it)...
  5. Driver Side Headlight -- no bulbs work

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I recently purchased a gently used 2006 New Beetle for my daughter. After about a week I noticed the driver side DRL not working, so I bought 2 Sylvania XVs and replaced both sides. Immediately upon replacement, I tested the lights and the driver side high beam didn't work, but the new low beam...
  6. 99 Headlight Bulb Holder Cracked

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello All, Apparently there are different types of headlight bulb holders in NB. Some other people have written that you remove the clip and the bulb falls out, but I had to pry mine out of a black plastic casing. When I tried pushing the new bulb in the casing shattered. I need to replace it...
  7. lights out

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    The blower speed, temperature, and vent selection knobs in the center console do not light up. I removed the knob from one but couldnt figure out how to get the bulb out. I don't want to break it. Does anyone know how to remove them: is it a simple pull or do you have to twist it or something...