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  1. Ignition Switch Light?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Daughter just purchased an '05 convertible, so naturally no dome light. Problem is when you get in the car at night, it's super dark and hard to find the ignition switch to put the key in. Is there supposed to be like a backlight around it at all like the dash buttons that maybe stays lit for 30...
  2. Ignition problem

    Technical Modifications
    Today is my Birthday! That isn't my issue. Having trouble turning my key. Any suggestions? Would some sort of lube help? Getting a new ignition is very expensive. Dealer said wait time getting one from Germany is pretty long? Thanks for any suggestions
  3. Ignition Problems

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    So... my 2000 beetle has been cranking fine... Drove it to the store yesterday and went inside.. I came back out to start the car and it wouldn't start.. when i turn the key i got acc power but nothing as far as starting.. I took a chance at loosening the tilt steering and shaking the wheel and...
  4. Changed ignition switch, won't start

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello everyone! I used to be diddlebug on here and I forgot my password and since have gotten a new email address so I wasn't able to recover it. I got rid of my 2000 New Beetle because it was so unreliable and 3 months ago I bought a 2005 black automatic 2.0, I love these cars, I just...
  5. Inginition switch problems!!!!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Last week my wife's 2000 1.8t wouldn't start so we go to jump it and I find that the smaller wire from the battery post coroded off. I hold the wire to the post and we get the car started and drive straight home about 3 miles. I fix the problem all is good . Three days later the car does the...
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