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  1. New Beetle Convertible
    I’m having the exact same issue as this post Anyone else have issues with their convertible Top leaking? but there’s absolutely no answers on what to do. I have a 2005 convertible and I have no clue how to get to the drainers to clean them. I live in a very rainy state and I really need to get...
  2. Modifications
    Hey! I have a 2006 Luna beetle and have been meaning to ask how I would go about changing my gearstick? is it possible to just twist off the top part and replace it or does the whole stick and console need to come out? thanks :) pics attached
  3. Vehicle Classifieds
    We just bought our daughter a 2006 Ragtop Bug, the driver side door panel is hanging on by a thread. We already ordered new switches for the windows. Just looking for a new panel. Thanks!!!
  4. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi I was wondering if anyone might have some insight or solutions to a problem I have been experiencing with my 2000 2.0 NB. My driver side tail light was cracked an taking on water. I decide to replace the two rear taillight assembly's with a new set. I also decided to change out the Driver...
  5. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    This all started when I attempted to get my spare tire out, as I was closing it I noticed that the red plug for emergency fell out (I did nothing about and am not sure if this adds to my issue). My fob and door switch work and I can hear the trunk attempt to open along with it quickly whirring...
  6. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi everyone! First of all, I’m safe. The situation is as the title describes. I was on my way home from a friend’s house. My driveway is steep- it goes probably to a 60 degree angle. Halfway up the driveway, I notice that my car is going a little bit slower than usual. I press a little bit...
  7. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi, Beetlers. I just got a used 98 Beetle, and I love it. Unfortunately, yesterday, my engine died at a stoplight. As I was approaching the light, I cranked my air conditioning up, which I think was too much for my car to bear. As I was idle at the light, my engine slowly slowed down and died...
  8. The New Beetle Experience
    These were the only pictures I was able to take of our new beetle sitting in the garage for so long. Never really took interest in it only til 2 years ago. And it has been sent to the shop by one of my relatives to be repaired and it seems that it isn't done yet. Is this a legit turbo model? All...
  9. New Member Forum
    So my car has been acting up for the last 2 months and I would like to hear some Ideas of what could be wrong before I go to the mechanic. The first problem started 6 months ago. the car would shake and make this knocking noise but I stopped driving my car for 2 month and when the car was...
  10. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    My 2001 sport is turning over but not starting I’ve changed the fuel pump, fuel pressure regulator, fuel filter, valve cover gasket and the plugs and coils. When I start it up it just cranks and when I hold the accelerator down it just revs up them goes back to cranking any other suggestions?
  11. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello everyone! So I just finished redoing the headliner on my beetle and while putting up all the lights, the mirror etc I’ve come a cross some difficulties. This handle on the driver’s side won’t screw in on the left. The threads of the hole seem to be damaged and won’t hold a screw in. I...
  12. New Member Forum
    Hello everyone! I just recently bought a used 2002 New Beetle with 145K miles on it. It has multiple cosmetic issues that I am already in the process of getting fixed. This is my very first car and I am excited to get it fixed up and looking nice! I would like to know if anyone has any sort of...
  13. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have a 2004 turbo beetle. 1.8L •what happens when cranking? i hear a loud continuous whirring sound or winding sound like starter might be spinning ? •What have I done? new starter New starter relay New battery Fuel pump is working and is fine only one engine code is for cam position sensor...
  14. New Member Forum
    Seeking advice - my current car has the grim reaper comign for it and I have the opportunity to get a 2000 Volkswagen New Beetle with 140,500 miles. I am kind of in a pinch and it seems to be well maintained, so is it worth getting the bug to zip around in with those miles? How long until I have...
  15. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hi, I need help 😞 I have a 2003 Turbo S 1.8T AWP For quite some time, I’ve had an issue where my brakes lose power when I have to quickly switch from the accelerator pedal to the brake pedal, or, for example, when I have the car in cruise control and need to step on the brakes. The pedal only...
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