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  1. Key stuck in ignition

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I just recently replace my ignition barrel and ignition switch in my 2000 vw beetle. I put the key in to make sure it fixed my issue. I turned the car off and when i went to remove the key i realized the key was stuck in the ignition. I have tried wiggling the steering wheel, shifting from park...
  2. 2000 vw bug wont start and the dash lights are all on

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I used my 2000 vw bug early this morning but now the engine wont start. The dash lights are all on as well and they won't go off even once i take the key out. My dad thinks it has to with the battery being lose or a fuse. Im thinking it has to do with the ignition.
  3. 2003 Beetle won't start

    1.9 Liter TDI
    So I have a 2003 Beetle with a 1.9L diesel. Drove it to work fine (40 miles). There were no signs of trouble. Went to start it at the end of the day and it won't turn over. Dash lights up when I turn the key to the on position and the coil indicator light functions normally. When I turn to...
  4. 2003 Beetle won't start

    New Member Forum
    So I have a 2003 Beetle with a 1.9L diesel. Drove it to work fine (40 miles). There were no signs of trouble. Went to start it at the end of the day and it won't turn over. Dash lights up when I turn the key to the on position and the coil indicator light functions normally. When I turn to...
  5. 2000 beetle All lights on will not start

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    OK so ive search for hours to diagnose this car. Its a 2000 beetle we got with quite a few rough spots. he's the issue currently: With battery hooked up, and no key in the ignition, there is headlights on, tail lights and all instrument lights on. When we put the key in and rotate it, there is...
  6. 2000 NB Starter / Ignition problems

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hi, I have a 2000 new beetle that had the infamous ignition switch burnout problem. I have replaced the ignition switch 3x now, and recently the starter started grinding at random while the car was on. I would have to scramble to find the perfect position for the key to get it to stop...
  7. omg please help me

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    ok so i have a 99 beetle 2.0 manual 170,000 miles. heres the problem. When i turn the key the alarm goes off and the engine wont crank i changed the ignition circuit replaced the battery and had the alternator checked still does it..Before i replaced the battery the old one was dead so i tried...
  8. Trunk opening in first

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I have a 2000 new beetle with the 1.8 turbo. I just had to replace the ignition switch. But after coming home from the shop, I started experiencing new problems. When I put Annabeth into first, and then move and have to stop again (without getting out of first) her trunk pops open. It's not...
  9. Won't Start...again.

    The New Beetle Experience
    My Beetle decided not to start. I've eliminated any ignition (coil) or fuel pump problems. I found that the F10 fuse in the panel is blown. When I replaced it I did get the motor to fire up for a second, then it died. The fuse was blown again. Apparently, this is the main power to the ECM...
  10. 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...
  11. 98 NB Not turning over with key in start position

    2.0 Liter Gas
    I have read a lot of posts here about new beetles not turning over when the key is turned to the start position. I had this exact same thing happen where the battery is fully charged, when the key is turned to the run position everything comes on normally, and when the key is turned to the start...
  12. Ignition Lock Cylinder

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Does anyone have the procedures on how to remove the ignition lock cylinder on a 2005 VW Beetle (1.8L Turbo)? when I put the key in the ignition and turn, the key continues to turn in a complete circle. Sound like the ignition lock cylinder? got any ideas...Please post your ideas/information...
  13. Need Help! Key just spins in ignition and won't come out.

    2.5 Liter Gas
    I have a 2007 New Beetle 2.5 with about 102K miles. I tried to start it this morning and the key just spins in the ignition. I tried every combination of wiggling the wheel and turning the key but it won't do anything but spin freely. To make matters worse, the key can't be removed from the...
  14. Battery works, but turn ignition and battery dies...won't start without boost

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hey all, I'm new to the forum but have an old '01 AZG New Beetle. I tore apart my dash to fix my blend door issue for the air conditioning (btw still not fixed, was missing the pin bushing). Since putting everything back together I've driven the car for over 1000km (mostly highway) over the...
  15. Wont start after battery disconnected

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hi guys, I've just replaced a faulty starter motor on my beetle. The battery has been disconnected for about a week. Now I've put it all back together with a new starter motor the car wont start. I get all the lights on the dash but nothing when I turn the key. I have also noticed a high pitch...
  16. Blinks and Beeps, but Won't Start

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hey folks - Drove my car to work this morning, no problems. Tried to grab lunch across town, but I couldn't start my 2001 Beetle. Turning the key to 'on' gives me a blinking 'BRAKE' light, and my fuel gauge doesn't move like it usually does. Trying to turn the key for ignition doesn't really...
  17. No plug wires?

    2.5 Liter Gas
    Decided to do a tune up on the car. I went to autozone and got some plugs. They said they didn't have any plug wires. there computer wasn't even showing a part number. I tried 2 other auto parts stores and the same thing. No one offers a aftermarket replacement yet?
  18. beetle will not start after a battery change

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hi, all: I have been driving my NB w/o any problems until my battery died, so I replaced it with the BRAND NEW one. Pulled the old one out, stuck the new one in.... Now the car will not start at all!!! I mean when I turn the ignition key on, there is like a 1/2 second that the dashboard...