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  1. Rear view mirror light not working properly

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi I bought my Beetle in December second hand 2004 plate the rear view mirror light does not turn on properly, at first it did not turn at all when I unlocked my car or opened my doors and now all of a sudden since I've changed the stereo to an aftermarket one it turns on when I unlock the car...
  2. Check Engine Light

    2.5 Liter Gas
    Hi, I have a 2008 VW new beetle 2.5L. Recently i have a check engine light on with no reason, the car is driving normally, no noticeable extra fuel consumption. I noticed that the light goes off when i fill the tank and after driving for two or three days, when the fuel tank is around two...
  3. hatch light and dash indicator not working

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hey there. Ever since i got my Beetle, i've been having some minor trouble with my hatch. The latching mechanism ITSELF works perfectly fine, as do the hatch-release buttons, both inside the door and on the key fob. However, although the latch will open and close like normal, the car does not...
  4. Generator Light is still on!

    2.5 Liter Gas
    2006 vw beetle 2.5L The battery light is still blinking very slowly after following repairs while engine is running. Replaced alternator with bosch reman from Autozone. Had tested at store twice on their machine and passes test. 140amp. Ran new 4 awg wire from alternator with thicker contacts...
  5. ASR Light comes on at approx. 5000 rpm

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    As the title says... Just can't figure this one out. Finally got the vac leaks taken care of, but this one just won't go away. Any ideas? I scanned for codes already with the VAG COM (free version) and got none. the light comes on at around 5000 rpm and will not go back off until I shut off...
  6. Question about MIL light?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    So the MIL light on my '02 Beetle came on unexpectedly. I was wondering if anyone might know what the problem might be and how to correct it. thanks.
  7. Battery Light - Others Flashing

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    This will be vague, I apologize ahead of time. My wife just called me. She has a 20 mile commute to work in the mornings and was pulled over nervous about her Beetle. She said two lights flashed at her, twice, then went away, and her battery light came on. Her battery light remained on, but...
  8. Light in digital clock above rear view mirror not working.

    2.0 Liter Gas
    The digital clock does not illuminate in the rear-view mirror console in the roof. It hasn't worked for about a year now. But back when it did, there were a few weeks when all of the dash lights used to flicker sometimes - I presumed this was a loose connection somewhere, and one day it just...
  9. Lighting Issues

    1.9 Liter TDI
    Hello, I have a 2003, TDI bug. I am always looking for forums that tell me how to fix my car. I've done a good job keeping up with all the maintenance so far. Maybe someone could help me with my lighting problems. Right now I am having trouble with all of my lights. My headlight, brake light...
  10. HELP! Stranded - Red Temperature Light

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    So I did a stupid thing. I decided to drive (in July heat) from Texas to PA in my 2000 Beetle. I had the fluids checked before I left, but at the 7 hour mark the red temp light started beeping and flashing. It's never come on before ever but she's been lightly banged twice in the last 6 months...
  11. Help! My Malfunction Ondocator Light Came on!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    My Malfunction Indicator light just came on and I don't know what to do. It's the light that looks like a little box with lighting going through it. Does anyone know how to see what the codes are or what is wrong? :confused: It's a 2005 beetle and I already checked teh oil and the water :(...
  12. Eratic Turn Signal; Help!

    2.0 Liter Gas
    So i have a 2000 2.0 manual tran. beetle. Things are pretty good, except this annoying problem with the rear right turn signal. One day, it is working fine, and the next, it isn't. That about sums it up. For no apparent reason the turn signal will be the proper speed and everything doing as...
  13. Airbag light on!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Can anyone help me. Anyone in Savannah, GA who has the computer to take it off. My 10 pound dog got excited and jumped on the dash and now the light is on. I've had so many problems with this car as soon as I bought it. Its a 2002 GLS. The check engine light is also on, and has been most of the...