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  1. Overheating 98VWBUG Please Help :(

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    My car is currently overheating, blowing cold air, hot to touch upper hose and cool to touch lower hose. I have owned this car for about 6 years... When I purchased the car the timing belt and water pump had been replaced by the previous owner, she had records. After 2 years of running well...
  2. Please help! Over heating mess!

    New Member Forum
    Okay so I have a 99 new beetle it's a 2.0 gls. I bought this car in February and it ran fine. In April my radiator busted because my car overheated, I had that replaced and now my fans won't come on and I've replaced the coolant thermostat sensor, and the fan relay switch, the fan relay sensor...
  3. One of my worst nightmares comes true... AGAIN!

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hello forum members..... Let me get right into this.... I own a 2002 New Beetle Turbo S. It's never been shy of giving me little finicky, annoying mechanical issues from time to time. I bought it used in 2005. (w/low miles) I've always loved the car because I dig VW's.. but the issues have...
  4. 2003 2.0 TurboTiming Belt / Head HELP

    2.0 Liter Gas
    2003 1.8T Timing Belt Broke Head Removal Help 2003 1.8T Engine Hi all I need help as follows: I had just tuned up the bug for the wife, but had not done the timing belt yet at about 109K. While at home we were going to go drive it to town and when she cranked it up it started then died and it...
  5. replacing transmission

    Transmission Talk
    Well Darby has let me down. She has a cracked head gasket so my mom found a 98 beetle thats an automatic and has no cool keyless entry with a flippy key(which is a must for me) but this car has a bad transmission the person who has it is going to sell it for like $400 or whatever the dump says...
  6. Well I did it...

    2.0 Liter Gas
    All I did was... change all of Valdez's temp sensors, the water housing tube, timing belt, tensioner, thermostat and water pump, with the assistance of my younger brother. It was not as difficult as I anticipated. I took the car apart on Saturday and we put it back together on Sunday. Now let...
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