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  1. Fuse box and power sourcing questions for installation and customization Please Help!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    What is the best way to power something such as LED lights off of the headliner without the chords showing? Am I suppose to take go through all of the paneling in the way to the fuse box to hide it? I am trying to learn all of this fast and am new. And am wondering is there a way to power items...
  2. 06 Beetle Fuse box/Alternator Cable Assembly Issue

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi. My car died on me the other day. Someone tested the battery and determined the alternator was bad. As many others have done from other sites I've looked at, they replaced the alternator, only to have the same issue. The dashboard lights went on, then the lights flickered, then the dashboard...
  3. Rewire Fuse Box

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have been having problems with my baby since I took her to the dealership for their free summer inspection. When I left there, my air would not blow cold anymore. I'm not pointing any fingers or anything. I'm just cautious to go back. Anyway, I have been looking for a solution and have found...
  4. Battery Fuse Box question

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello, Recently my cooling fans and AC went out (sporadic ac clutch engagement) so I went to the obvious, the fuse box on the top of the battery. It looks fine and shows no signs of melting anywhere. However, I tested the resistance anyway in case there was internal melting that I could not...
  5. Charred/Burnt Battery Fuse Box...?

    2.0 Liter Gas
    The charging system in my mothers 2004 New Beetle Cabriolet started acting up last week (dash lights going crazy, engine chugging). I ran a few tests with my voltage meter and everything pointed to the alternator. A buddy of mine who has an alternator rebuild shop tested it and the output was...
  6. Turbo NBC - Check Engine Light - of course

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    My wife has a 2005 turbo convertible we bought 2 years ago -rebuilt on a salvage. BTW, I only get to drive it when there's a problem. I hope this isn't too long & I get some input. About 9 months ago, CEL came on took it to a shop I had used for other things. Serviced, cleared codes, couple of...
  7. Electrical Problems! Fuse box?

    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...
  8. Fuse panel melting, bad fan?

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hi, Got a 1.8 turbo, last week the fuse box atop the battery melted,(like 100+others Ive heard about) wife had it replaced out on the road $300.00 Yesterday the Alt fuse in that box blew , the alternator harness looked bad so I replaced it. The teminal where the alt bolts down gets REAL hot when...
  9. The alternator's black wire and the battary draining issue finally fixed

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hi all This is my first thread on this great forum and I just wanted to help you all with with telling you my problem and what I did to solve it. I have a 2002 new beetle with nearly 240000KM on it and when I bought the car (4months ago) I noticed that the guy I bought from had put a switch...
  10. 2002 Beetle

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi, I have a 2002 Beetle, for some reason the boot has stoped oppening with the key and the switch. I have opened the fuse box on the side of the car, but i cant seem to find the fuse for the boot. :confused:
  11. Alternator wire melting

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Yesterday I was driving home - when I was in my neighborhood, my radio died. After turning it on and off a few times, it came back to life. About a minute later my air bag and ABS light came on as I was coming up to a stop sign. I shut the car off and then tried to turn it back on. It turned...
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