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  1. Am I Missing Something?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello, A few weeks ago I was having some trouble where my 2000 2.0L gas beetle would be stuck in 3rd gear when I went on the freeway and struggle and not go over 40mph and the rpm would shoot up over 5K. I took it to a transmission place who replaced a shift solenoid and my wire harness. While...
  2. please help, beetle in trouble :(

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    the air bag light came on like two weeks ago, and stays on, just yesterday the check engine light came on while i was at the beach..i looked these up in the manual but im still alittle stumped. can someone give me alil more info :(
  3. Catalytic converters ... this is getting old ...

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Had my 2000 NB for about a year and a half now; just recently the CEL came on (I forget what the codes were, scanned them & they were for the cat). I've also got the typical rattling sound, smell, and loss of HP that comes with a dead catalytic converter. I have already had it replaced once...
  4. Turbo diagnosed as dying

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    So I've been throwing codes like mad and lagging all the time. Took the car to my general mechanic (changes the smaller stuff for me no charg :) ). After he checked it out he says the turbo is dying. Dad didn't think he knew what he was talking about. He pays for me to have it diagnosed at a...
  5. 2004 NB starts then dies only 10G miles sort of involved

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have a 2004 NB Convertible with only 10,000 miles on it. It sits for most of the year, Oct-May. I went to start it and of course the battery is dead, each year I have to jump it. This year when I jumped it - it started and immediately died after about 2 seconds. I really didn't think it was...
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