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  1. Need Parts for Damaged Front Driver Side

    Paint and Body
    I was in a minor collision that took out the driver side front. Most of the damage is cosmetic, so I am doing the repair. Any suggestions for a good site to find parts diagrams? eBay is the only place I could easily find parts. ECS tuning has parts but is expensive. Without a parts diagram I...
  2. Beetle headlight low high beam orientation?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello - On a 2002 Beetle what is the correct orientation for the low and high beams? The Bentley manual shows the low beam on the bottom and the high beam on the top (in the projector) of the headlight but I've seen two sets of headlights now (aftermarket) where the low beams were wired to the...
  3. Location of Headlamp Ballast???

    New Member Forum
    Hello All! Getting ready to replace the drivers-side Ballast and Harness on my 05' Beetle. Can anyone offer some direction regarding the location of the Ballast? (I know it is not in the headlight housing)
  4. OE Headlights Source?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Who is a good vendor for OE headlights (no Chinese [email protected]) for a 2002 1.8T?
  5. DRLs and Low beams fine, High beams don't work

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    So, our '03 1.8T GLS, passed down from my wife, to daughter 1, to daughter 2, and now my beater, is having a strange problem. After spending 4 hours cleaning out the car (I have absolutely FAILED as a parent in teaching our girls how to properly care for a vehicle), I jumped in it this morning...
  6. headlight change backfired

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    hi evereyone, My passenger headlight had stopped working so i went and bought a new bulb. I changed it and hooked everything back up. However, not only the headlight still doesn't work with the new bulb, now my bright light doesn't work anymore. Before i attempted to change my headlight, the...
  7. 2003 Headlight Problem

    New Member Forum
    The passenger side headlight on my 03 beetle seems to be shorting out. It is out sometimes and then comes back on again later. Can I fix this myself or do I need to take it into a dealer? Can I just replace the bulb?
  8. Headlight bulb burned out

    Questions, Issues or Problems with 2012+ Beetle
    Ok, seriously... I can't be the only one that has experienced this... I am new to this whole "new beetle" experience and I have to say, I LOVE MY 2010 BETTLE!!! owned it since it was brand new, and I have to say I still think it is great.... BUT... (yes you knew that was coming)the other day...
  9. 1998 Base Coupe Headlight won't adjust

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    The driver's side headlight on my 1998 NB coupe base, has a very limited range of adjustment up. Adjustable down and side-to-side fine. Is there a fix for this other than replacing the headlight? If not, what do you recommend for a replacement? OEM (VW), OEM (not VW) or an updated aftermarket...
  10. Some Questions/Concerns About Headlights

    1.9 Liter TDI
    I drive a 2006 New Beetle TDI, which I bought used in Dec 2010. I've found that I had to change the headlight bulbs on this pretty regularly. Only recently I found that the connector from the headlight to the car is broken. I don't know if I now need to replace the entire headlight...
  11. Headlight flickers and then goes off.

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    My driver's side headlight in my '06 New Beetle Convertible will flicker and then lose connection. I know its losing connection because when I push the headlight back in well, it comes back on temporarily. Do I need to replace the headlight assembly or is it the wiring and exactly what is that...

    Marketplace Archives
    I need a drivers side (left hand side) headlight assembly for a 2005 vw beetle 1.8l turbo. If you have one please contact me at [email protected] thanks dennis
  13. HID Headlight will not turn on

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hey Everyone, I'm posting this out of desperation. Please give me some insight. Situation: *My girlfriends 05 New Beetle has HID headlights. The driver side headlight is out. Attempted fixes: *Found the fuse was blown, changed it. Light does not come on. *Bought a new bulb, ($90, WTF?)...
  14. my drivers side headlight went out, how do i replace bulb

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    ive looked on here for how to's but had no luck. my drivers side headlight just went out earlier today and id like to get a new bulb in asap!! someone please give me the steps/directions to change the bulb. please, and thank you!
  15. Broken Tail Light: How do I replace it for less $$$? :(

    Paint and Body
    I had an unfortunate run in (literally) with a pole and my Lola is now missing a tail light. :( I'd be lying if I said that I wasn't heartbroken. Does anyone know where I can find a cheap replacement tail light? I don't mind purchasing a pair can replacing the left one, too. I've tried eBay but...
  16. Space between the Headlight and the body

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    When I inserted my new headlight (2004 TDI) there was a gap between the rubber of the headlight and the body of the car. Ill say its about 20% of the circumference. Is there any way to align it? Any Ideas?
  17. Headlight Lens Gone ~ Need one......

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    So apparently the drivers side lens on the headlight assembly fell off. You know the clear plastic/plexiglass part? Everything I'm seeing is to replace the entire headlight assembly which is $$$. I can install it myself, I just don't want to pay $150-$300 to buy an entire assembly. Anyone...
  18. DDM HID Kit Installed 6000k Low Beams 3000K Fog Lights

    Styling Modifications
    Finally got my drop in HIDs installed in my beetle. 6000K in the low beams 3000K in the fog lights Installation and modification of the stock assembly was very easy. I used a few tutorials on here for removing the fog light assemblies without having to remove the whole front clip, just the...
  19. Headlight Headache...

    Technical Modifications
    Ok, so my problem is this: In trying to change a burnt out headlight bulb, the lever to pull the headlight out of the car snapped off. So now I have a headlight bulb out and no way to pull the headlight out. Well, I bought new levers to replace the broken one and one for the other headlight...
  20. replacing lights, just double checking parts

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hello. So after a couple years of not having headlights (hey, I drive during the days) , I think I should just replace them.. Also, my passanger, break light is out too. Might as well make a day of it. Flog lights and HIGH beams work fine. 2001 beetle. SO I assume I need 2 of these for...