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  1. smokey engine, all fluids are fine

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    My engine has been smelling of burning oil more so than before, today after drive for 15 minutes on the highway, about 6 minutes were 90mph (gotta get to class) my engine was smoking. The hood cover is a bit ripped and I don't know if the smoke is that burning or more oil burning. Oil IS a bit...
  2. VW Beetle 99' will not start

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello everyone, I'm having trouble with my 1999 vehicle that I recently bought off of craigslist. I went out today to start my car and the car will not start, the oil and brake lights are blinking and making sounds along with some of the other lights. If I turn it all the way the engine...
  3. What oil for oil change??

    2.5 Liter Gas
    Hi all. I have a 2010 automatic, 5 cyl 2.5L. Warranty is up and I have to start changing my own oil. What kind do you use??
  4. Oil Pump Replacement Question

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I am needing to replace the Oil Pump in my beetle. I have checked two different repair manuals and both say to first remove the timing belt. Does anybody know why this is a necessary first step? Thanks!
  5. Replacing my oil pan

    2.5 Liter Gas
    A proud new owner of a 2009 Beetleand a newbie that needs advise. I bought this Beetle with a leaking oil pan and needs some technical advice. Its a 2.5, what special tools do I need and what is the torque of the mounting bolts. How long should I let the sealant sit before i put the oil in...
  6. 2005 1.8L Turbo Beetle Oil Pan Removal

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I am looking for the proceduresto remove an oil pan from a 1.8L turbo Beetle. Can anyone help? Please feel free to e-mail me at [email protected] Thanks!
  7. Oil Sensor?? I am almost ready to get rid of my beetle!!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I need any help or advice anyone can give me... I cannot find someone in my area to help me diagnose this issue... I drive my car, it is an 01 manual transmission beetle. 130,000. I will be driving and then the oil light flashes at me and the car stalls (sp?) out. It is acting as if there is no...
  8. Oil Suggestions?

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have a 2001 1.8 T Sports Beetle. It has about 135k miles on it. I have been using Mobil 1 5w30 oil, but after viewing videos on YouTube comparing oil brands, it's made me want to switch. I just wanted to know what VW's oil specs were for my car and what's the best kind of oil to use? I've...
  9. Which oil?

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have a 2000 turbo with a little bit of a rattle. I would like to put some heavy oil in it. What is the heaviest oil I can put in this car? It has 150,000 miles on it.
  10. Oil questions - help!

    2.5 Liter Gas
    I did a quick search and did not find any on this regard (please keep in mind that i am at work :D) We bought a 2007 vw beetle and had some questions about the oil... What type of oil does it take? My wife went for an oil change and they said it takes synthetic (car did not come with manual...
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