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  1. Removal of door card on closed/ locked door

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello...I have 2009 Beetle that has what appears to be a pretty common fault with the door being locked and not opening/ unlocking. I would like to remove the door card and am wondering if anyone can tell me if this can be done with the door still closed. I don't have the correct tool to remove...
  2. Door Lock Broken - Looking for Options

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hey, My driver side door lock broke the other day as I was trying to manually unlock it (the fobs died ages ago). I can still access the inside of the car by going through the trunk though, so my question is, if I try to start the car from the inside, while the doors are still locked, will the...
  3. Door Lock Problems (electrical and mechanical)

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    The door locks on my 99 NB have started behaving oddly. They won't always automatically lock when the car hits 20km/h, sometimes the passenger door won't lock when I use the driver side door switch, sometimes the alarm light won't come on when the door is locked, etc, etc. I haven't been able...
  4. Passenger Door Problems

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Recently, I unlocked my passenger door, set my stuff in the seat, closed the door to go around to the driver's side, and as I was walking around the car, it chirped and doors locked. My keys were inside! Ultimately I retrieved them, but since then, I've also noticed that passenger window...
  5. Power windows not working, trunk latch opens when headlights switched on

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    New to the forum and appreciate any feedback. 2000 Beetle GLX 1.8 AC Controller failed and found a replacement on eBay for $85 exchanged. It is now operational and all is good with the AC. Around the same time that the AC controller failed, a new issue arose. Suddenly, the power...
  6. Driver's door hard to open

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I am having a hard time opening my drivers side door from both inside and outside only after unlocking it, whether I use the key fob, the inside door unlock switch or the door key cylinder. I have to give the outside door handle a gentle hit/bop before I can open it. :confused: Please note this...
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