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  1. 2.0 Liter Gas
    I have a 1999 beetle that has a coolant leak coming from the lower radiator hose connection both the hose and the radiator are new. Is the lower hose supposed to have a O ring in it or could there be something else wrong that I don't know of?
  2. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    All of a sudden the AC stopped working on a VW New Beetle 1.6 (2000). It went straight from fantastic to no effect at all. I would really appreciate some thoughts from you all.. [X] We have checked the fuses by the steering wheel and the fuses under the hood. [X] The fan in front of the AC...
  3. 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...
  4. 2.0 Liter Gas
    I have a 1999 Volkswagen beetle GLS 2.0 I recently replaced the radiator (due to the original being cracked) and now I'm having a problem where the coolant is leaking from the flanges attached to the radiator so I want to know if I should purchase new flanges or if there's just something that...
  5. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I'm at a loss here, I've spent many hours reading other posts here and pulling my hair out. I'm about ready to just junk the thing or sell it as is, but I really like this car and want to get it working. If anyone could offer advice or help I would really appreciate it. 2002 new beetle turbo s...
  6. Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Got into a car wreck and I have to buy a whole new arts and pay for labor. The mechanic shop has quoted me an arm and a leg so I’m looking to get the parts myself (radiator, radiator support, and most like a hose and or fluid) and maybe try to replace myself, if not have the shop do it with the...
  7. 2.0 Liter Gas
    2000 2.0 Beetle. I'm replacing the radiator (and radiator support) and have run into a snag. I cannot get the upper radiator mounts off of the old radiator. I was expecting to be able to reuse them and they appear to be in good shape. Is there a trick to getting them off? Maybe they are...
  8. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    Just installed an aftermarket radiator in my 2001 1.8L Turbo and find that the OEM radiator hose mount and hose connects are of a larger diameter than the aftermarket hose mount and therefore the new radiator is leaking. Tried installing the book listed o-ring on the new radiator hose connect...
  9. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hey guys! I have been doing research trying to figure out why my coolant system is not circulating through my radiator. I deleted my SAI system and unplugged the coolant attachment that comes out of the cylinder head to access the SAI/exhaust valve. I only drained enough out to get the job...
  10. 2.0 Liter Gas
    hi guys. thanks in advance for any help. 99 new beetle with 2l engine. been searching and reading threads on overheating and feel that i have chased this pretty thoroughly except for the waterpump issue. a broken radiator started all of this so that's new. also new thermostat, fans test good but...
  11. 1.9 Liter TDI
    I need to replace the radiator in my 01 beetle. Do I have to remove the front bumper/nose ? Any advise ? Also none of my windows work, sunroof does not work either... I looked at the fuses , so far found none burned out. Any hints or advise will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
  12. 1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have noticed that when the fans come on due to heat or when I turn on the A/C the car shakes noticeably and I can also hear them running pretty hard. I can also smell a bit of Anti Freeze after parking the car after I have driven the car around town. I have never had a car do this so I...
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