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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
    Hi! I'm new to the forums and not particularly car savvy so I'm hoping some of you pros can give me some insight. I have a 2005 new beetle convertible, automatic, 88K miles on it. I've had problem after problem since buying it last year. The most recent being a series of exhaust/fuel related...
  3. New Member Forum
    Hey I’m new to the forum, my wife’s beetle has been giving me issues since we got it I replaced a lot in it I’ve checked the fuses relays and re checked them over 100 times I’m having issues with the fuel guage it’s not reading and the range isn’t reading as well and coolant temp sensor I’ve...
  4. 1.9 Liter TDI
    My daughter’s 2003 1.9L TDI automatic New Beetle sat for a couple of weeks here in Florida (winter but maybe only one or two nights below freezing) and now won’t start. -It cranks just fine. -Glow plug light comes on briefly when turning on. -Started with starter fluid. -The fuel filter barely...
  5. 1.9 Liter TDI
    My daughter’s 2003 1.9L TDI automatic New Beetle sat for a couple of weeks here in Florida (winter but maybe only one or two nights below freezing) and now won’t start. -Glow plug light comes on briefly when turning on. -Started with starter fluid. -The fuel filter barely has any fuel in it. -No...
  6. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    My 16 yr old daughter recently purchased a 2004 Beetle Convertible which she save up for for 2 years. The fuel door wont open.. We do the pry the credit card trick. When the door is open the switch works and the tab releases. However, it seems the spring is broken. So I went to the dealer...
  7. The New Beetle Experience
    My Beetle decided not to start. I've eliminated any ignition (coil) or fuel pump problems. I found that the F10 fuse in the panel is blown. When I replaced it I did get the motor to fire up for a second, then it died. The fuse was blown again. Apparently, this is the main power to the ECM...
  8. Marketplace Archives
    As the title suggests. Looking for a replacement Gas/Fuel Door Cover, the square style door. The one on my GF's New Beetle has been cracked in half due to the sticking issue these cars are notorious for. I was hoping to find one of the stainless steel ones you stick on to the OEM part and...
  9. 1.9 Liter TDI
    Car: 2006 Beetle TDI, 105000 miles, auto transmission. When we bought the car, we got 36-38 MPG around town (normal driving). For the last three tanks, we got 30 MPG. While we had teh timing belt replaced at 100,000 miles, the MPG was the same after that. What to do and check? Thanks.
  10. New Member Forum
    Hello there i am new to the forums. I have a 99 vw beetle 2.0 with a manual transmission. Lately when i put gas into the car it seems to fight me to start; hesitating, chuging,etc. This only occurs when you open up the gas tank and push the metal flap down. Im guessing that flap may he...
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