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  1. The New Beetle Experience
    I have a 2003 New Beetle, I bought it for only 1k. So In expected some small things to be wrong with it, especially didnt think much would be bad since a mechanic owned it. Well, I have replaced both window motors and regulators, thermostat, the thermo housing. And some other stuff. The problem...
  2. 2.0 Liter Gas
    Hey 2Slowers! I've got a hell of an issue with overheating/cooling fans not kicking on with my 98" New Beetle and I'm at my witts ends in solving it just casting a line out here to see if any of you have maybe experienced something similar and could shed some light for me. Alright so heres the...
  3. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
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  4. 2.0 Liter Gas
    Hello Everyone, I've been working on a 1999 VW Beetle 2.0l for the last 2 weeks replacing a lot of parts that another shop broke and damage. However, the fans wont turn on. Even with the AC on. I replaced the fans, all the sensors, module, and even the fuse on top of the battery. I checked...
  5. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    My car is currently overheating, blowing cold air, hot to touch upper hose and cool to touch lower hose. I have owned this car for about 6 years... When I purchased the car the timing belt and water pump had been replaced by the previous owner, she had records. After 2 years of running well...
  6. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Bought a 2005 Beetle w/ 100k miles for a first car about a year ago and lately I've been having a few problems with it here and there. My main problem is that once I get on the highway and start going 60+ and have the A/C on, the overheating warning light comes on and beeps, even if I have full...
  7. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hi. I’m looking for a little help with hot, but not overheating 2004 NB 1.8T please! Background: I’ve recently replaced the water pump and timing belt after the original water pump failed and my car overheated. While doing this, I took the opportunity to flush the coolant system and...
  8. 2.0 Liter Gas
    i have a 1998 2.0 beetle it was overheating changed: temp sensor on radiator temp sensors driver side of engin (1 is for the lite other ???) fan controll module thermostat and housing finaly changed water pump (impeller was not connected to shaft) worked great for 1 day the fans stayed on and...
  9. New Member Forum
    Okay so I have a 99 new beetle it's a 2.0 gls. I bought this car in February and it ran fine. In April my radiator busted because my car overheated, I had that replaced and now my fans won't come on and I've replaced the coolant thermostat sensor, and the fan relay switch, the fan relay sensor...
  10. 2.0 Liter Gas
    Hi everyone. Im new here but Ive been searching and searching and Ive tried numerous things I found here and appreciate all of the info, but Im stumped. Ive got a 1998 Beetle with an overheating problem. Technically, the fans are not coming on but I think its because the temp sensor is not...
  11. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have a 02' VW beetle 1.8L turbo. I recently changed the radiator, the auxilliary electric water pump and tried to change both the cooling fans but ran into a problem. Both off my cooling fans were not working so I was changing them as well. However, only the smaller fan on the passenger...
  12. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hi, I just bought a 2001 1.8 Turbo with 50,000 original miles. When I got it three weeks ago the car was overheating and I noticed brown slush on the reservoir. Took to my mechanic who flushed it and filled it with g12. Then I ordered online the acugauge to monitor the temp. The car gets...
  13. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi there, My 1999 Beetle overheated about 2 months ago. I took it to the dealership and they said it needed a new fan control module as well as new fans. I have since replaced both of those but the fans are still not coming on. The car doesn't even really "overheat", the blue temperature light...
  14. 2.0 Liter Gas
    Hi! Drivers side engine bay has lots of visible coolant. Vehicle had recently overheated and a TB and WP are being considered. The 99 2.0L beetle had it changed at 70k, and it is now at 120k. Inspection of the timing belt: looks fine. Also, no leaking found around the water pump. However, I...
  15. 2.0 Liter Gas
    After replacing the timing belt, water pump, I discovered that the belt was too tight. Removed the top cover and readjusted the belt.. That seems good now. Issue: the belt seems to be running on the outside edge of the pulleys, like not centered... I adjusted the belt tension, and moved the...
  16. 2.0 Liter Gas
    Facts: I just bought a 1999 New Beetle 2.0 L, 160K miles. This is my first volkswagen, I love it. I bought the car at an auction, and I have no history on it. It had a coolant leak in the radiator and a busted fan that made a terrible noise when it kicked on, so I replaced the radaitor, the...
  17. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    2000 1.8t Scenario is this: driving along and steam starts blowing everywhere under hood. Find that Straight Distribution T-pipe that is located in line with the upper radiator hose has snapped off. Got it fixed and now shop is saying potential blown head gasket because there is back pressure...
  18. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    chunk is my buddy. he is a 98 new beetle and currently has 104k on him. i got him feb 09 with about 98k and the problems began. so far i've had to get a new ac/heater panel because the old one just took a ****, water pump replaced, cylinder issues and rotten egg smell have me combated, hole in...
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