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  1. Radio Glitch?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Recently after putting a new fuse in my 01, my radio worked just fine, and I could switch stations as normal. But when I held the scan button, it would not let me change to any other station. Anyone know what could be causing this issue? BTW: it is not in safe mode . -Thanks in advance :)
  2. Installing aftermarket stereo/receiver in 2009 beetle

    Technical Modifications
    Hi, My 2009 Beetle's radio's buttons started breaking about a year ago. Going over bumps would also cause it to start scanning radio stations, so finally purchased an aftermarket receiver from Crutchfield. I didn't have any issues removing the old radio (aside from very short wires that kept me...
  3. I need some help with the wiring in 1999 beetle gls

    Car Audio
    So I have this radio that my cousin gave me. It has this display on it that says "video not available while vehicle is moving" (this message shows even when the car is parked) I was wondering if there was any way to wire it to a sensor to tell it when the car is moving and when it isn't?
  4. Replacing oem radio 1999 beetle

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi there I need to replace the oem radio in my mother-in-law beetle and I am going to buy used either from a junk yard or from eBay. Do I have to match any numbers from the broken stock radio to the replacement used oem radio in order for it to work? Thank you!
  5. Radio won't work - not in safe mode

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello! I have a 2000 VW Beetle I boughin January. I just replaced the battery a monthy or so ago. When I replaced the battery the radio just stopped working. There's no power to it whatsoever. No safe mode message no nothing. It just doesn't work. I have checked fuses and even replaced...
  6. '01 VW BUG Radio Problem

    Car Audio
    I have a '01 VW Bug the radio problems. Here's what happened. I went to jump it off close to 2 years ago and the jumper cables and battery sparked and the jumper cables were smoking. Needless to say the radio hasn't worked since. It had no power at all. Here's what I have done: -Replaced the...
  7. Radio illumination blinks after install

    Car Audio
    installed an eclipse radio in my 2000 tdi beetle and my illumination on radio blinks/strobes i can speed it up or slow it down with the dimmer anyone know a way i can bypass the pulse off this wire and still keep my illumination?
  8. Hello!/Radio Issues

    New Member Forum
    Hi everyone! I'm a long time watcher but a first time poster to this blog. Have found all your stories of tricking out your Bugs, or just loving them, supremely enjoyable. I have a beautiful little 2000 Techno Blue 2.0 litre Beetle named Simon. I've had him for nearly three years now...
  9. Tail fin stuck up?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Sorry if this is the wrong section, I've used this forum many times to help me figure out problems but I have yet to find a fix for this one. Not long ago I blew out the subs I had installed myself, I had pulled out my radio to see if my high to low converter was still hooked up correctly. After...
  10. what radio to buy?

    Car Audio
    Hey guys! So I have a 1998 VW Beetle and the radio went out. I have been looking on Ebay for a new stock radio so I don't have to go with an aftermarket one. My question is, should I get a Monsoon radio or not? The radio I have now isn't a Monsoon so if I were to get a Monsoon radio, would...
  11. nb Battery Drain Radio Related

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I have a 2002 New Beetle TDI Sedan, 1.8T engine. I bought it used about a year ago. Love this car, except.... At first, I had erratic, frequent dead batteries. Loooong story short, I replaced the ignition switch and harness clip, as described in this post: VWVortex.com - **Ignition Switch...
  12. Problem with car audio...

    Car Audio
    I have a 2004 Convertible Turbo Beetle and I've had it for about 5 years now. Every time I try to listen to the radio/CD/Tape or anything it starts crackling and popping :(. I'm not sure if it is the speakers or the stereo system or what. I've managed to deal with it for a few years now because...
  13. ipod cable for radio

    Car Audio
    ciao all, am very new to this and am looking for help i bought a 2005 new beetle convertible in italy. the oem cd radio is made by delco (mexico). i bought a cable from a german auto supplier that was to simply plug into the cd changer on the back of the radio - iPod plug and a live wire (with...
  14. Not starting, clicking...please give a girl some advice!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hey, everyone-- Could really use a little expertise. My 2001 NB is acting up. Starting yesterday, when I turn the key the lights on the dashboard flash and the car makes a clicking sound. The engine doesn't turn over. The battery and alternator were replaced in 2009. The radio says SAFE on it...
  15. Something To Listen To

    Miscellaneous Hoo-Ha
    This is a radio station travel guide, for example - Location - Hanford, California Call letters - KIGS Frequency - 620mc Mode - AM Genre - Latest releases in Portugal and maybe a picture, if you can find one. Please, add to the guide, post up your favorite local radio station. :D
  16. How to install an aftermaket stereo

    Car Audio
    I tried starting this thread in the how-to section but it told me I didn't have permission :confused: my boyfriend gave me the stereo that came in the vw bus he just bought but it didn't come with instructions. After searching all over the web, I couldn't find a source with clear instructions...
  17. The COMPLETE GUIDE to Factory Audio Systems!

    Car Audio
    The COMPLETE GUIDE to Factory Audio Systems! This is going to be an ongoing work in progress. Please bear with me and be patient, your help is requested… continue reading! There is so much chatter around the Org regarding Factory Audio Systems, so much based on supposition, assumption...
  18. 2000 NB radio delay when turning on

    Car Audio
    I have a 2000 NB with the original factory radio, not the Monsoon. It has developed a delay when turning on. By that I mean, When the car is started or just the radio is turned on the display powers up and looks normal but no sound comes out of the speakers. It will typically remain silent for a...
  19. 2000 stereo - CD works but radio does not?

    Car Audio
    Everything on the stereo has been fine, but while going over a speed bump my radio stopped putting out any sound. Stereo is powered, and CD changer pumps out the jams, but the radio puts out nothing. I hit the "seek" or "scan" and it just rolls through the wavelengths - never stops, so I...
  20. No sat

    Car Audio
    Got a "NO SAT" message when first tried the SAT button on the radio of my 2010 Final Edition. From research on the web, it appears that the XM module was DOA or disconnected. I made the sales department set up a service appointment, but I'm not holding my breath about a quick fix. I found a...
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