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  1. New Beetle Parts qeustion

    2.5 Liter Gas
    Hello! We've just bought a 2006 beetle!:clap: It has 100K on it, and would like to get some advise on parts. Here are the questions: 1.) Front/Rear brakes. Worth the extra for drilled slotted rotors? If yes what is brand? (I dont want the cheapest set-up, but dont want 2500 Brembo kit. 2.)...
  2. Oil Leaking Everywhere!

    1.9 Liter TDI
    So I just had to spend quite a bit getting my 99 New Beetle Dsl 1.9L 5-speed fixed. Mechanic changed out the clogged turbo when the timing belt snapped. He then replaced 3 bent valves and the head gasket. He wanted it out of his garage and told me there was still an little oil leak. I wiped it...
  3. About to purchase new beetle - need advice!

    New Member Forum
    Hi there, I am new to the forum and about to purchase my first second hand new beetle. I am tossing up between a 2007 that's done 60,000kms and a 2004 that's done 80,000 - both are automatic. The '04 will set me back less one thousand dollars but I felt like the automatic transmission was...
  4. Please help me identify this leaking fluid

    2.5 Liter Gas
    Hello, my NBC has a slow leak of some sort, and I don't know enough about cars to identify the fluid. At first I thought it was oil, but after searching the forums here it's my understanding it's not nearly black enough to be oil. It's coming from near the center of the engine, a little...
  5. Surging like transmission is engaged, trying but not starting

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    '00 auto NB TDI running B99. Rolled the car backward out of the garage today (not unusual) and went to turn over the engine and it didn't start. It surges (engine jumps rather drastically) as it turns over but doesn't actually start. The surging feels like the transmission is engaged. We...
  6. Oil Leak Help

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Ive used search and can't find much. My bug has a leak somewhere around the oil filter area or behind it, but can't make out exactly where. What are some possibilites to look at? Nice to be back, after a while:D
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