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  1. Manual convertible roof won’t click into place

    New Beetle Convertible
    Hello... I bought my first ever beetle today and was really disappointed to discover that when I tried to put the manual roof down it was virtually impossible to get it to click into place. My husband had to put extreme force on it to get it to work, but I would have no chance of doing it. Any...
  2. 2004 Convertible top not coming down

    New Member Forum
    Hi, I'm new to this community, so I'm not completely sure how it works, but I have a 2004 New Beetle Convertible and the top won't come down. The indicator light will come on and I can hear the motor, but the top does not move. I've searched the forums and cannot seem to find a solution. Any...
  3. NewBeetle, '05

    New Member Forum
    Hi! So glad to have found this site. Already having electrical issues, no idea where to start. 2005 GLS Convertible Bug, 108,000m
  4. top motor running, nothing happening

    New Beetle Convertible
    The power top of my 2006 NBC was working fine until Monday evening when suddenly it wouldn't raise. No sounds coming from the motor and top not moving an inch. Took it to the local dealer the next morning where it stayed nearly all day. They inform me a welding tool tip (the piece that screws on...
  5. 2004 NB 2.0L Convertible top issues

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I had posted this under the 2.0L gas forum and it should logically be here. 2004 NB 2.0L Convertible top issues Been having issues with this for a while, but now escalated a bit. For about a yr now, I have not been getting full top down indication, and the flaps that open to let mechanism go...
  6. 2004 NB 2.0L Convertible top issues

    2.0 Liter Gas
    2004 NB 2.0L Convertible top issues Been having issues with this for a while, but now escalated a bit. For about a yr now, I have not been getting full top down indication, and the flaps that open to let mechanism go into and out of the side panel would not close. Not really a big deal, as it...
  7. Thanks to the forum for saving me $$$

    The New Beetle Experience
    I have had my beetle for just about 2 months. 06 New Beetle Convertible. Well first I wanted to change the inside air cabin filter...kinda smelled funny, just not clean! A piece of cake, took me about 15 minutes. Started here then watched a youtube video. OMG was it ever dirty! Mold...
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