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  1. Hood won't fully latch

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I've tried searching the community for an answer to my issue, but haven't found one, so here I am. I recently got a 2004 Beetle GLS Hatchback 2.0L gas engine. It has 130k miles. Currently fixing up a few things on it, including the radiator, radiator fan, and radiator support, but now after...
  2. 1999 Beetle Hood Latch

    1.9 Liter TDI
    I've read around and seen many people having issues with the pull tab coming undone on their hood latches and I had this too. I got my hood open when it initially broke by using a long screwdriver to push the latch off the hood loop... THEN; closed my hood and something over centered (I think)...
  3. Hood Latch Broken - Wire loop not working!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I have a 1999 automatic bug that I love to pieces even though it's trying to fall apart on me. When I bought it 18 months ago, the hood latch was already rigged to open using a wire loop. The last time my mechanic worked on the engine (to fix leaking power steering tubing) something broke...
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