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  1. 2013 Beetle Convertible Top Problems

    Beetle Convertible
    Hello All, I have a 2013 Volkswagen convertible beetle. Recently my convertible top has been acting up. Whenever I pull the button to close the top. It starts to close, and when It goes to lock itself into place there is a loud constant clicking noise coming from the middle where the lock is...
  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. LOTS of little things

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi all. I am not a car expert, at all. I can do some things but not a lot. I've always wanted a Beetle. I bought one in Florida almost three years ago and drove it home to Texas. It worked fine when I bought it and made the trip home without incident. Almost as soon as I got it home, lots...
  4. Convertible Top Repair or Replace, That Is the Question!

    New Beetle Convertible
    OK. So, I've read a LOT of forums about convertible tops peeling off the back glass window of New Beetle Convertibles (our is an '05). There are posts that say it's repairable and offer simple gluing techniques. Other posts say it's repairable, and offer fairly complicated and involved...
  5. Car dying in the midst of driving? Help!

    New Beetle Convertible
    I am a new Beetle owner and a new car owner in general, I just got my license back in October so I've never owned a car before but my parents bought me a 2004 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo Convertible. Everything was going fine for the first few months that I had it up until January and then I started...
  6. 06 Convertible Low Beams

    New Beetle Convertible
    Salutations, My wife is complaining the low beams on her 2006 New Beetle Convertible are very dim. I took the housing out of the fender well and there are 3 bulbs in it, 2 H7s and one that looks like a side marker bulb. With the engine on, the low beams (the ones on the top of the housing)...
  7. For Sale VW Beetle 1.6 S Cabriolet, 1 Owner from New, FSH, 2005

    Vehicle Classifieds
    For Sale our much Loved Beetle: Owned since new in 2005 so full history of the car. Excellent condition and low mileage. Long MOT, with no advisories. All tyres still have great tread and all alloy wheels in great condition with no curbing. This is a superb well looked after reliable car...
  8. 2005 Convertible rear boot spoiler

    New Beetle Convertible
    Hi All, I have a 2005 Convertible that I want to get a rea spoiler for. I have seen and heard many stories here but wanted to see if anyone has already fitted one. I would like the boot to open with the top down so I need to be sure its a match. i have one or 2 on Ebay however they want $1000...
  9. Center Splash Shield

    New Beetle Convertible
    I need to get a center splash shield on our 2006 convertible. Apparently the original one was either damaged or removed during an oil change and never replaced. I do have the side shields and the metal brackets on each frame rail. I have none of the other hardware. Based on my research there...
  10. Rusted out rocker panels

    New Beetle Convertible
    Hey everybody, I have a 2004 Beetle Convertible that has been living in the Canadian rust belt for its whole life. It doesn't get driven much during the winter as I have an old Golf winter beater and its been rust proofed since I got it, but that wasn't enough. My driverside rocker panel is...
  11. Rusted out rocker panels

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hey everybody, I have a 2004 Beetle Convertible that has been living in the Canadian rust belt for its whole life. It doesn't get driven much during the winter as I have an old Golf winter beater and its been rust proofed since I got it, but that wasn't enough. My driverside rocker panel is...
  12. How to remove "crease" from tonneau/boot cover?

    New Beetle Convertible
    I have a tonneau / boot cover for my 2006 Beetle convertible and never used it. I kept it folded up and sealed inside a plastic bag. I got it out today and it had a crease on one side where it was folded for so long. Dumb move, I know. Does anyone know how to remove the crease, or if it's...
  13. 2006 owner asks: Do new models still have window issues?

    Beetle Convertible
    Hello all. Up until three days ago I was the owner of a 2006 NBC, which I loved loved loved dearly. Then someone made an illegal left turn and hit me almost head on and totaled my car (I'm mostly OK). I'm still grieving, but also have to start thinking about getting a new car. My main...
  14. For Sale VW Beetle Convertible "Luna" 2006 1.6

    Vehicle Classifieds
    VW Beetle Convertible Luna Edition 2006 104,000 miles 1.6 Petrol MOT until 30/8/2017 Partial Service history Beige/cream "harvest moon" paintwork in excellent condition Black motorised hood with heated glass rear window. Black cloth interior in immaculate, clean condition Upgraded VW "Houston"...
  15. Rattling sound...

    New Beetle Convertible
    Hi All, I'm new to the site. I recently bought my daughter a 2005 1.8L 5speed convertible bug. From the R passenger back seat, there is a rattling sound each time driving. However, when the back window is cracked it's gone, any ideas what this could be and is it easy to fix myself? Thanks and...
  16. My sliding flap doesn't slide/snapped cable

    New Beetle Convertible
    I have a 2007 New Beetle Convertible. It has a sliding horizontal plastic flap that goes down and towards the front when the top comes down via a cable. The cable to one of mine is snapped, with the result that when the top goes down part of the convertible top mechanism wants to hit the now...
  17. Chicago Girl... Not a bug owner ... YET!

    New Member Forum
    Hello! I just joined! I'm here because I love Volkswagens. I've owned a 85 Jetta, 88Cabriolet, 93 Cabriolet Collectors Edition and a 2002 Cabrio. I have found a 2004 Turbo Beetle convertible with just under 80,000 for the same price it will cost to fix my 02. Nervous to buy someone else's...
  18. O7, black, new red top, new air, new tires $5995

    Vehicle Classifieds
    Great running 2.5 automatic with repaired but ugly doir panels. 95000 miles. North Alabama. Runs and drives great! $5995 256-764-0822
  19. New New Beetle owner :)

    New Member Forum
    Hey everyone! I am super excited to "almost" be a New Beetle owner :) My Beetle is currently en route to me and I cannot wait! I am buying a 2013 New Beetle convertible TDI :) Just a couple of questions to start - if you can all help I'd appreciate it!!! First - I need to find a tow...
  20. Convertible Rear window

    New Beetle Convertible
    I have a 2008 beetle convertible. When I put the roof down, all windows drop a little to allow the roof to go down. All windows will go down independently or with the "all windows" button, but the nearside rear window won't come up on its own. The other 3 windows come up independently, and all...
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