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  1. help! what is this dash light??

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    been having issues, check engine light came up and auto zone said it cleared their scan (going to get it looked at somewhere else) but I don't know what the other light is! I've looked everywhere and can't seem to find it online. for reference i have a 2010 beetle.
  2. New Owner with headaches... lol

    New Member Forum
    Good Morning and Thanks for accepting me to this site! I bought a 2000 VW New Beetle 2 months ago and I noticed that the dash boards lights aren't coming on. It was a no big deal since I drive during the day and not at night, but now I'm in need of the dash lights and I can't figure out whats...
  3. Interior DIY painting, need help with color :(

    Styling Modifications
    Dashboard DIY painting like "Techno Blue" color. Hello! I'm new in this forum :) I purchased my first NB (year 2000) some days ago, the interiors are awful, no, are terrible! But the machine was in pretty good condition so I bought it for a very good price (2,000 usd aprox) here in mexico...
  4. Fan like noise from inside dash

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I need assistance diagnosing a blower fan like noise on a 2004 VW Beetle 2.0 Liter Gas with 177k miles. Here are some of the symptoms and things I have tried to isolate the problem. 1. Its sounds like a blower fan that is starting to go out. It not loud, it just more annoying than anything…...
  5. Please Help

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    What does it mean when the ABS light and the triangle with exclamation Mark inside light is solid and stays on? Thank you.
  6. Help! Auxillary jack fell behind dash! How to retrieve?

    Car Audio
    I have checked with the dealer and they want to charge a fortune. This is my daughter's car and she doen't have that kind of money. Any ideas from you NB Gurus? I would really appreciate it!:confused::confused:
  7. I'm new here and I need help!

    New Member Forum
    Not sure if this is where I even post. I have no clue what I'm doing... But ANYWAYS! For the past few months the brake light in my Beetle will randomly start incessantly beeping. Like, it is horrible. It flashes and beeps (extremely loud) 3 times, sometimes this happens up to 16 different...
  8. Central Air Vents - Remove Horizontal Flaps

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hey there, I'm a long time lurker on these forums, but today I need your advice. My wife got me a phone mount for use in my New Beetle, with suction cup and vent mount, and I foolishly tried out the vent mount. Regrettable it disconnect some of the horizontal flaps from the vertical rod that...
  9. Beetle dashboard SOLVED

    Styling Modifications
    So I don't like soft touch tacky crappy stuff :mad: I thought about painting but I hate having a glare so I chose to wrap it in a suede like material. Went to Joann fabrics and found a suitable material and some high temp. fabric glue. I only needed 24" and it was on sale (score :D) Total...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. What can I use to polish the scratches off my dashboard? :/

    New Beetle Detailing/Cleaning
    I have a 2001 new beetle and I notice when I got it it had scratches on the dash, but not the part that's always in the sunlight. Just around the CD player and the AC settings. I was trying to find something that was the same substance as what was coming off under my finger nail when I lightly...
  13. 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...