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  1. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hello! My ex and I bought a used 2005 beetle convertible 1.8 turbo for our daughter a year ago, and most of that time it's been sitting in our driveway. My non-mechanic ex would try to fix one thing, and two would break! Rather than take the car in to a legit shop, he just bought her a Prius...
  2. New Beetle Convertible
    Hi! I have a 2004 new beetle convertible. I am having some issues with it. after it rained, when i take my car, whenever i turn either left or right, water is coming ( more like a shower) from the top part where the roof attached to the frame. The water is pouring from both extremities? Is...
  3. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    My girlfriend recently hit a deer in her 03 1.8t turbo S demolishing one of the aftermarket headlights. Inside the demolished headlight as well as the intact headlight was a rats nest of butt clips and larger diameter wires than stock that likely are the cause of her ignition switch problem, but...
  4. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Sorry if this double posts, but it's taken over a day for my old one to be approved, trying again. Hello, I’m new here, and new to working on beetles/VW. Little bit of what happened before doomsday. So it’s my girlfriends car, and we live in TN and it’s getting cold fast. Her blender doors...
  5. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello, I’m new here, and new to working on beetles/VW. Little bit of what happened before doomsday. So it’s my girlfriends car, and we live in TN and it’s getting cold fast. Her blender doors were bad and I had to remove the HVAC to fix them. Good news the heat and ac works now! Bad news, the...
  6. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I've owned my 2007 VW NewBeetle since about 2010, and while she is my pride and joy, she is a royal pain in the ass. For as long as I can remember, there has been evidence of electrical issues, although they seemed minor. I hit a bump and a blinker or headlamp goes out, hit another bump the...
  7. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    OK so ive search for hours to diagnose this car. Its a 2000 beetle we got with quite a few rough spots. he's the issue currently: With battery hooked up, and no key in the ignition, there is headlights on, tail lights and all instrument lights on. When we put the key in and rotate it, there is...
  8. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I am the new owner of '01 beetle and have been performing routine maintenance to get the electrical system back in shape - door panel switches, module assemblies, etc. I am still having a problem with the lower door warning or puddle lights not working on either side. Since neither the driver...
  9. New Member Forum
    Hi everyone! I am looking to buy a 2001 1.8 turbo but it has an electrical issue. The story of the vehicle from the seller goes something like this: The car had an electrical issue and the fuse panel above the battery was replaced. Then after driving another day, the seller said it died...
  10. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I have a 99 Beetle and not even the little digital clock is working. Was driving fine, parked it for three weeks and then NO POWER. Had the battery checked and charged, installed it and nothing at all! Checked all the fuses above the battery and they are all in tact. Wires seam good. Any...
  11. 2.0 Liter Gas
    Red check oil icon flashes and sounds three times but only when I slow to 15MPH, never when I'm driving; oil level fine. That's happened the first time in the the last week but the slowing-blinking oil light and 3 beeps sequence now happening more regularly. Related? Yesterday only the turn...
  12. 1.9 Liter TDI
    Yesterday, while driving home from work I noticed that I'm having some electrical issues with my 2006 Beetle TDI. My Turn signals, windshield wipers, and internal blower (fan) are not working. However, the radio, hazard lights, and internal dashboard lights do work. (haven't tried the mirrors...
  13. 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...
  14. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Daughters bug.... We have a 2004 diesel bug. Last week while driving my daughter had the low beam, heater and wipers die on her. The fuse box at the battery is good. Is there a common ground? or did all the modules get fried at the same time? Not sure how to check the modules or is there a...
  15. 1.9 Liter TDI
    I have a 1999 diesel beetle, and my passenger headlights are out, both high and low beams. I checked the bulbs and they are obviously no good, but I also checked to see if there was any electricity making it to the bulbs, but I didn't get any reading. I was told it could be a problem at the...
  16. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    For a few days days now I've been having several electrical issues. When my lights are on they will flicker. Not my outside lights but just the inside. Also sometimes the windows won't work when the car is on but if i turn off and leave key in it will work. Same with sunroof except it won't...
  17. 2.0 Liter Gas
    I just bought a used 1999 on the 6th, and it has been running beautifully until today when I was driving down the highway and the electrical system just shut down. (No warning whatsoever).The car was still running, but I could tell that the fuel pump was not working. Then, the radio and...
  18. 2.0 Liter Gas
    Hey guys, I have posted on here before with problems with my car but forgot my login- anyway, 1998 2.0L named Blu. 82k miles on him now. He has been haunted by electrical problems! But I have learned to live with many of them. However, certain circumstances with my living arrangements will soon...
  19. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have a 2000 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8L turbo. I bought it back in March,as is from a car lot. After driving it for a few weeks. My check engine light went on. my rear breaks went out. My clutch went out. My Air Conditioner stopped working.Well I took it back to the dealership about the check...
  20. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello Everyone: I've looked eveywhere and no one has been able to help me. I'm hoping that someone here has found the solution to this problem. I have a 2003 VW Beetle TDI. I'm having some electrical issues with it. For some reason when you start it, the interior light stays on and there is a...
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