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  1. The New Beetle Experience
    Hello everyone, I am a 26 year old female and I have very little knowledge of cars. So I have a 1999 new beetle with a 2.0 engine automatic transmission, and it won’t stay started.I have a new battery. I have changed the spark plugs, the wires, the distributor cap , and the air filter. I sprayed...
  2. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Finally verified the fuel filter is inside the metal fuel tank. Found out thru YouTube how to take the pump out, and the in-tank fuel filter replacement youtube video does not say HOW fuel filter is to be removed. What is needed to release from tank? Since I'm going to be changing both, the pump...
  3. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hey all my 03 vw automatic new beetle won't Start it cranks to about 100 - 150 RPM However it just won't start any suggestions?
  4. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hey all my 03 vw automatic new beetle won't Start it cranks to about 100 - 150 RPM However it just won't start any suggestions?
  5. New Member Forum
    I recently bought a new beetle, I saw on the ad that it was a 2003 vw new beetle turbo I didn't question it since I knew nothing about beetle series or anything. I'm now working on it and just realized there's a difference between having a vw beetle with a 1.8 turbocharged engine and having a vw...
  6. 2.0 Liter Gas
    Hi everyone! I just bought a 2002 NB 2.0 GL, yellow, about a week and a half ago. Was very excited to be back in the VW club after last owning a 2008 Rabbit in 2016! However, I think I was lied to about its condition and history 😞 So now I’m experiencing some issues... Occasionally, I’ll try...
  7. 1.9 Liter TDI
    Hello all new TDI owner here. I am not a mechanic and not super mechanically inclined so basically I just want to make sure I'm not getting screwed. I have a 03 TDI beetle 1.9L Not to long ago it stopped running, would crank but not turn over. Took it in was told it was the fuel pump. Was...
  8. 2.0 Liter Gas
    I have a 98 Beetle that is having some issues. When I start the car, about half the time it won't start on the first try. I have to press the gas pedal while I turn the key to get it to start. I am also having issues where it hesitates upon pressing the gas. I actually almost got in a wreck...
  9. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    I purchased a NB convertible 1.8 turbo ( 100K miles) from reliable source in nov 2018. Tune up and repair of three tires- $500. Now a fuel pump- $600. Is this about right. I have been using this mechanic for over 20 years and he knows Volkswagon. I dont believe he would cheat me. Do these prices...
  10. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have a 2005 NBC 1.8 turbo with 70k miles. The engine will start, but immediately stalls and will start back and stall again and again. It acts like it is starved for fuel. The only engine work I've done recently was replace the battery. I have done the following trying to troubleshoot the...
  11. 2.0 Liter Gas
    I offer this little blog of info on the chance it may help others. The problem with modern cars is that they've become overly complicated. Take for instance the morning I prepared Joose for the morning commute. Nothing unusual, warmed him up and parked him on the street in the direction Jeanne...
  12. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hey so I'm having a problem with my car- it started after I got an oil change at Jiffy Lube :( I told them I didn't need anything checked, I just needed new oil and to get on my way.. they had her for over an hour... What Happened: 1) Started Loosing Power on the freeway, would jump back in...
  13. 2.5 Liter Gas
    select * from REQUESTOR_WORKFLOW-- where ACTION = '' where REQUEST_NUM = 'D136851' ; 2006 convertible that is “BUGGING ME” because the battery keeps dying. First sign of electrical problems was 3 months ago. During a drive the engine light came on, then one by one other lights started to...
  14. 2.0 Liter Gas
    '04 New Beetle convertible 2.0L gas. 135K miles. Fuel pump was working fine before tank replacement and car was running fine. Due to an accident where the car in front of me threw something up that I ran over, it put a 6" gash in my gas tank. I have replaced the tank with a tank having the same...
  15. 2.0 Liter Gas
    Hello. I've posted on here in the past but lost my login access so I had to make a new account. You all have been great in helping me keep my Beetle going these past seven years, so I will turn to you with hope you'll aid me once again. 1998 with 107k miles, stock Since I moved to Charlotte...
  16. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I got a 02 beetle 2.0 .that turns over but then it dies. I had some work on it in the last few months. Replaced the fans and few coolant hoses due to a leak, also the electricals on the battery box. I had to take it in a few times to get all that worked and running. Now it starts but dies and...
  17. New Beetle Convertible
    When the car warms up and I step on the brake, the car jerks to a stop. Same thing when I give it gas. It lurches forward. Once it starts moving it's fine. The check engine light is on. I used gas filter cleaner in my tank but it didn't help. Any suggestions?:confused:
  18. 2.0 Liter Gas
    Ok first I would like to thank everyone for their input, that has helped me greatly in the past. I am having the dreaded crank no start problem. let me give you the run down. wife drove car to school. On the way back the car stalled by what I assumed to be a dead battery. Jumped car, drove short...
  19. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    2001 beetle 1.8t, relay will activate for 3 seconds when the ignition is on, then turns off by it self, cutting off the 12v required to activate the fuel pump, maf and oxygen sensor. Also, when I turn on the ignition, the fuel pump will activate and sometimes there is no response. I checked the...
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