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  1. 2.0T Turbo
    Hi! Recently, the solenoid of my high pressure fuel pump on my 2015 Beetle R-line (2.0T TSI CPLA) has started making a lot of noise when running both at idle and under load. The ticking went away when I unplugged the electrical connector. Is this a normal sound or should I replace my fuel pump...
  2. The New Beetle Experience
    Hi everyone, Here I am again with yet another issue on my new beetle 2.0 Well it starts like this, when cold or warm, there's some k oking sound coming from the engine, could it be the tapet/s? The sound occurs on idle, a few weeks ago I noticed it it was faint but there now it's stargind to...
  3. 2.5 Liter Gas
    Just bought a used 2012 beetle 2.5 manual trans and I need answers.. I've taken a few drives in it where I wanted to see how it handled/ accelerated before daily'ing it but when I get home, sometimes I hear a non-rythmic plastic sounding tick or tap when I put it in neutral. I only hear the...
  4. New Member Forum
    can someone give me detailed instructions for how to locate the engine coolant temperature sensor? i have a 2012 beetle, 2.0 tsi. i have purchased the new sensor, is this something i can change myself?
  5. Modifications
    Hey! I'm new to this subject. I ride a motorcycle so I don't know much about cars. The 1958 vw beetle engine keeps getting broken down and need frequent repairs. It also consumes a lot of fuel. About 8-10 km per L. What type of engine can I use to replace it with? Without cutting the frame and...
  6. Engine Swaps
    Hey! I'm new to this subject. I ride a motorcycle so I don't know much about cars. The 1958 vw beetle engine keeps getting broken down and need frequent repairs. It also consumes a lot of fuel. About 8-10 km per L. What type of engine can I use to replace it with? Without cutting the frame and...
  7. 1.6L
    Hello all! First time posting on this forum, picked up a Cabriolet beetle in laser blue for my first car, Now after some driving time in it I notice she starts to emit white smoke when hot, especially if sitting for a while. I took of Oil cap and noticed the dreaded chocolate milk residue...
  8. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    hi everyone, not sure who can help me here but i own a 2003 beetle, nothing special about it but recently when it is warm out AND rainy..my engine sputters and my Check engine light flashes. my CEL is always on but when it sputters like this in the rain it flashes. It idles horrible and when i...
  9. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Recently, a leak developed in the oil line of my car. The other day, the oil light flashed and a warning buzzer sounded while driving. No other lights appeared on the dash. I haven't driven it much (twice and very short distances) since this happened. Just how bad could this be and what kind...
  10. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I posted this a bit ago but with a more confusing title as I didn't have anything narrowed down: My ABS, BRAKE, ENGINE Lights were all on. I changed my 5A fuse (ABS) and messed around to figure out what was blowing it. Heres the Before and after of changing the fuse. BEFORE: - AC not blowing...
  11. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello, today we came down off a curb and bottomed out pretty hard. Now our 2002 VW New Beetle Turbo will start, but then turns off after 2-3 seconds. We've tried the battery, but it's fully charged and fine. We towed it to a shop, but I would love to have an idea before going in there. - I've...
  12. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    hello im wondering if this is how the engine sounds normally the car looks great owner said the cadilac converter needs replacing he wants 600$ for the car needs two tires fixed it sat for a year and battery dies it needs to be jumped to start again im mechanically inclined but never owned a...
  13. New Member Forum
    Hello everyone, I am newbie to here and to VW. I recently acquired a 2001 new bug race car for Nascar Short Track in Kingsport, TN. I am really looking forward to learning about, working on, and racing the lil bug lol. One of my first questions would be is it possible to remove the automatic...
  14. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    Dear all: Can some one tell me the name of this hose? I need to search for it in order to replace it. I removed the auxiliary air pump to replace it and found this surprise :(
  15. 2.5 Liter Gas
    Hi, I have a 2008 VW new beetle 2.5L. Recently i have a check engine light on with no reason, the car is driving normally, no noticeable extra fuel consumption. I noticed that the light goes off when i fill the tank and after driving for two or three days, when the fuel tank is around two...
  16. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have a 2004 turbo S with 84000 miles. I drove it home from work yesterday, no problem. The temperature was in the teens. I parked it in the heated garage. I went to go to the store not an hour later and it won't start. It started but the RPMs would drop or the idle would and then it would...
  17. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    ok so i have a 99 beetle 2.0 manual 170,000 miles. heres the problem. When i turn the key the alarm goes off and the engine wont crank i changed the ignition circuit replaced the battery and had the alternator checked still does it..Before i replaced the battery the old one was dead so i tried...
  18. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    So I hope that someone can give some advice. My car is a 2004. My battery keeps loosing it's charge. I just bought a new battery (from walmart mind you) It keeps coroading and i've had to jump start my car every time i get in it. Now i need a powerful battery jumper to start it (don't know what...
  19. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    Just stopped in at Auto zone and had my 2000 Beetle 1.8 turbo scanned for Engine Light on. I purchased this car about a month ago from a family member. When I bought it, it wouldn’t start. It had milky looking fuel in it. I pumped it all out and put in new fuel (93 oct.) Car still wouldn’t...
  20. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hey all! I have been experiencing some gear shifting problems with my '03 convertible. It's an auto trans, but when it shifts gears (both up and down) it jerks to some degree, sometimes really noticeably and sometimes not so much. I'm hoping that maybe it's just the crappy gas I use sometimes; I...
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