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  1. 2002 Turbo S coolent leak

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I'm at a loss here, I've spent many hours reading other posts here and pulling my hair out. I'm about ready to just junk the thing or sell it as is, but I really like this car and want to get it working. If anyone could offer advice or help I would really appreciate it. 2002 new beetle turbo s...
  2. Fan mysteriously hitting coolant tube? Help!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    So the fans have apparently been eating away at the coolant hose located at the front top of the car that connects the upper radiator hose to the water pump. I've known this for awhile you can feel it, it started to slowly leak so I replaced the hose. It's bracketed in at the middle of the hose...
  3. Small heater core leak

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    2003 1.8 turbo with good cabin heat, but copious moisture on windows and sweet (yuck) smell in cabin. AC settings make no difference. No recirculate setting eventually helps. Have had to bring up coolant level several times - indicator light came on. Pressure test by mechanic suggests small...
  4. Radiator leak at hose connect

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Just installed an aftermarket radiator in my 2001 1.8L Turbo and find that the OEM radiator hose mount and hose connects are of a larger diameter than the aftermarket hose mount and therefore the new radiator is leaking. Tried installing the book listed o-ring on the new radiator hose connect...
  5. coolant leak? Watch this video

    1.9 Liter TDI
    I've had a slow, mysterious coolant leak since I bought the car and well, it's now bad enough to replace it. This video was SPOT ON. Easy to follow. Use it.
  6. Please help.

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hello, VW Family. I have an issue with my car. It has a bad leak but I don't know where. I have an 02 VW beetle 1.8 turbo. It started smoking and the overheating sensor came on. It was coolant splashed toward the back of the hood. I can't see exactly where its coming from because its in the...
  7. 98 bug coolant leak passenger side

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Been watching fairly substantial coolant leak from passenger side lower engine block on '98 Bug for a few days. Quit driving the bug for a month or so--and pretty much drained it dry while it sat. Been too hot to work on it in S. TX. This a.m. I filled the dry reservoir with clear water and it...