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  1. EPC, ABS, BRAKE, all on with annoying sound while driving

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi! Just bought a 2000 Beetle GLX 1.8T. The ABS, EPC, BRAKE are all on when the car starts up, and theres a loud annoying sound when the car is moving. I checked the fuse for ABS and it was not burnt or blown. Any idea on what to do :( Also, AC is not working, and when the car starts you can...
  2. Dash Removal, Wiper Cowl, and Blend Door Questions

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I have the dash removed from my 98 to replace the disintegrated foam blend doors. At this time I also cleaned the cabin air filter and cleared all the debris that collected in the air inlet cavity of the dash. I cleaned quite a bit of dry leaves and insects out of this cavity. I was pretty...
  3. time/mpg dim light.inaccurate

    2.5 Liter Gas
    The overhead displays are too dim to read and dash rheo doesn't help. Additionally the mpg gage is entirely inaccurate. any solutions for these? BTW I enlightened the speedo/tach (for german thats a large faiure), and gas gage displays with a $10 line of fine led's but still I don't think the...
  4. Sticky dash

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I am a proud new owner of a 2002 VW Beetle Turbo S. In getting the car all spiffed up, I ran into the sticky dash areas and many internal plastic parts. Is there a remedy to this. The newer models don't seem to have the problem. Has the material been updated.?
  5. Dash Lighting Issues

    2.0 Liter Gas
    My girlfriend has a 1999 beetle, and the lighting behind the speedometer isn't working, but all of the turn signals / warning light are working. I've checked all fuses in the driver side door compartment, and they were all fine. I pulled the gauge cluster out and it seemed to have all led...
  6. any colour ideas for dash on silver beetle

    Paint and Body
    Hi, anybody have good color ideas for a silver beetle (hardtop) 2001 model. It had black leather seats and black carpets. I want to spray the mid console and dash etc but don't knkow what colour will match??
  7. Stripping/painting dash

    Styling Modifications
    When I bought my Beetle the dash was all scratched up. The previous owner apparently left their dog in the car and the dog went to town on it. The steering wheel is chewed, the e-brake handle is gone, the shifter knob was toast and of course the lovely "soft-touch" coating looked like hell...
  8. Help with Warning / Indicator lights!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I am putting this up for those of you who have warning or indicator lights come on, on your dash and don't have an Owners Manual to refer to. It is a downloadable/printable .pdf scanned from my '05 Owners Manual. Older models have less and possibly different icons, and newer models may have...
  9. NIB Center Dash for Sale - $50

    Marketplace Archives
    This is a brand-new (protective film has never been removed) center dash. Part #: 1CO-858-069-C-62J How I got it: I purchased a used 2002 Beetle and a center vent was broke. Rather than really fix it the dealer gave me a brand new center dash part when I came to pick it up. I decided the...
  10. 2010 Beetle, Gear Sporatically Appears on Dash

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello all, I have been a "fan" of the new Beetle for years and recently bought a new, 2010 Beetle. I have noticed an inconsistancy and am curious is this is normal and/or what is causing it. At times the gears (1-6) will appear on the dash control panel (next to P-R-N-D-S) as they are...
  11. How to get to hazard relay/switch?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I posted my question in other thread (http://newbeetle.org/forums/technical-modifications/29223-center-dash-piece-removal.html#post666193) but go no response therefore I post the question under its name. I read...
  12. What is this dash sensor light

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    yellow NB symbol with a arrow swoosh like pointing upwards towards the hood of the car. It's in the lower L corner by the 0 . I can't find this symbol in my manual. 2004 NB 1.8 turbo convertible car starts then dies
  13. Replacing the dash?

    Paint and Body
    Does anyone know if I can replace the dash on my beetle? It has a lot of scratches in it. I think the plastic just snaps off, but I'm not sure. Also, if anybody knows some good places to buy replacement parts, please post, I'd really appreciate it.
  14. Replacement Dash

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I just bought my very first car, a 2000 1.8t Beetle, and I LOVE it. But, my radio isn't working and upon trying to fix it, the entire unit it's housed in seems to be unstable. I've looked online but cannot seem to find a replacement dashboard unit, if that's the correct name for it. If anybody...
  15. scratches all over dash.

    Paint and Body
    Hi Folks, my dash is covered with tons of scratches and i cant stand the sight of them anymore. I dont want to put a dash cover so any suggestions?
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