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    New Member Forum
    So my father and I have been trying to figure out why my beetle has been over heating so much after we have replaced the: 1) water pump 2) temperature sensor 3) fixed the fans the only thing we have not done is check the cylinder head gaskets. I've filled it up with coolant every time I go to...
  2. Help with Throttlebody

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I’m working on a 99 VW beetle gl 2.0 and I took off the Throttlebody and there 3 hose that’s going into it I was trying to figure out what are those hoses
  3. Ignition locked, key cylinder, windshield wiper, acceleration problems

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    My daughter has a 2010, 2.5L New Beetle Base. Last year, the ignition locked up so that the key couldn't be turned to start the car. We had the ignition replaced and re-keyed for about $700. Less than 12 months later, key won't turn again. Dealer says the ignition cylinder is no good (a...
  4. Star ad Corp vw beetle cvt specs 2015 bumper removal

    Technical How-To
    How do you remove the front bumper? I could use some specs or any kind of instructions, if you have any, I want to do this without damaging anything. Please & Thank You!
  5. Questions from a "newbee"...

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi all.. I just got my first beetle... a 2000 1.8L, 5 speed. I thought it was going to be awesome but it's been one thing after the next so far. I'll highlight my main issues below and would love it if you can jump in on any of the issues with advice. "Maybe" needs a new clutch? I say maybe...
  6. Someone help please

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I have a 2006 VW beetle with two codes P2097 and P0171 both fuel air issues it’s leaking gas could it be a bad fuel pump?
  7. Starting problems with new engine replacement.

    Engine Swaps
    Hi all, A friend of my has roped me into helping her with her Beetle. - It's a 2005/2006 Convertible with a 1.4 BCA Engine From what I was told, last year she was driving and the car started acting strange, wouldn't turn over or would start randomly, A few weeks the engine packed in, bent...
  8. Blown Engine 02 Beetle 2.0L. Need some help.

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Ok first time posting on the boards and need some help here. Wife was driving to work yesterday and pulled an Exxon Valdese on the HWY at 80mph. Got the car towed and with it up on the lift you can quite clearly see that the engine threw a rod out the back of the engine into the fire wall...
  9. 2001 Beetle Door lock problems

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I have owned my 2001 beetle for about a week now and I'm trying to fix most of my of its little issues and one of them is the door locks. They still work the internal button but the key fob button doesn't lock or unlock them. Also the external key port does not unlock them and I don't even hear...
  10. Engine light skipping and misfiring?

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hi, I have read a few posts on this but I wanted some input on my own situation, before I go the garage and they suck me dry of all my money. People on here are usually so helpful, so I just want some insight before I go into the garage. So I've recently had issues with my VW Beetle Automatic...
  11. Help, please. I don't know what to do.

    1.9 Liter TDI
    Help, please! Hi all, I purchased my New Beetled 8 months ago at 176,000 miles, since then- I'm a Delivery Driver and I drive back and forth from Kirkland, WA to Enumclaw, WA a lot so please don't scoff or knock me for this- it is now at 186,000, when I first got it the first thing we did was...
  12. Help.. Overheating issue

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    So recently my 2001 vw beetle overheated light came on, then completely shut down.. I have replaced every sensor and acouple other parts, head gasket doesn't seem to be the problem, no coolant in oil nothing like that... WHAT COULD THIS BE? cranks but will not turn over... ANY IDEAS?
  13. please help!

    Paint and Body
    recently bought 03 beetle that had been in accident. body work done,am now ready to paint parts, but info is needed. what supplies do i need. was told urethane paint, do i need plastic adhesive stuff. have never painted car before and could REALLY use some advice about kind of paint,amount of...
  14. 03 Turbo S Reverse Light Assembly- Where Do I find 1???

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello, first-timer on this forums site. Hope you can clear something up for me. The wife backed into something and smashed the passenger side reverse light/ back up light lens and bulb. Every online parts store that I have found that has the replacement assembly says that it excludes the...
  15. 2001 beetle ds door wont lock and windows dont work

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    i just bought a 2001 beetle yesterday.:) however i discovered that the driverside window wont roll down none of the switches other than the fuel door switch were working on the drivers door. the passenger window was working then it just stopped working. the hatch switch actually started kind...
  16. Please help.

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hello, VW Family. I have an issue with my car. It has a bad leak but I don't know where. I have an 02 VW beetle 1.8 turbo. It started smoking and the overheating sensor came on. It was coolant splashed toward the back of the hood. I can't see exactly where its coming from because its in the...
  17. 2000 beetle nightmare.... please help

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hi im new to this forum and in need of some serious help.. My girlfriend has a 2000 beetle and its been nothing but problems for the last 3 months.. We had to have the transmission replaced about a month ago and now the car is throwing nothing but codes nonstop.. the codes we get are P0730...
  18. Please help me!

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have a 02' VW beetle 1.8L turbo. I recently changed the radiator, the auxilliary electric water pump and tried to change both the cooling fans but ran into a problem. Both off my cooling fans were not working so I was changing them as well. However, only the smaller fan on the passenger...
  19. Blinking oil pressure light

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hello everyone. I've got a problem. About a month ago I got my oil changed at my local vw dealer. A few days after that I was driving to work when the oil pressure light started flashing red and beeping at me. It only lasted about 30 seconds though, so I stupidly finished my drive to work. It...
  20. Hello!/Radio Issues

    New Member Forum
    Hi everyone! I'm a long time watcher but a first time poster to this blog. Have found all your stories of tricking out your Bugs, or just loving them, supremely enjoyable. I have a beautiful little 2000 Techno Blue 2.0 litre Beetle named Simon. I've had him for nearly three years now...