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  1. Replacing transmission for different code one?

    Transmission Talk
    Hi all, wife has a 2010 convertible beetle that is not going past 3rd. 1st, 2nd and 3rd work good no bumps. 4th, 5th and 6th wont engage. I got a new valve body with new solenoids, replaced everything, new fluid in, reset all adaptations, exact same symptom :( Found a totaled bettle at an...
  2. Hood Removal

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I had a 2005 VW Beetle and the engine blew. I purchased one that needed a lot of work (a 2004) with the intention of taking parts off of the one that no longer runs. One of the final things I plan to do is removing the hood and replacing it with the one on my old car, but I can't seem to find...
  3. SAI Replacement

    2.0 Liter Gas
    To make a long story short, I think it’s time to replace the SAI. Once I remove the cover, it’s right out in the open, easy access, but do I have to remove the whole mounting bracket? Can’t I just remove the hoses, undo the mounting nuts and slide it out?
  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. Need to find a "How-To" on replacing sub-frame crossmember

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    My wife bought an '02 Turbo S Beetle. Found out the hard way that the schmuck who owned the car before us had the passenger side control arm mounted to the cross member with a welded in bolt. Found a replacement cross member part but I'd like to find a how-to on removing and replacing before I...
  6. Wanted: Gas Door for 05 NB Conv, (square type)

    Marketplace Archives
    As the title suggests. Looking for a replacement Gas/Fuel Door Cover, the square style door. The one on my GF's New Beetle has been cracked in half due to the sticking issue these cars are notorious for. I was hoping to find one of the stainless steel ones you stick on to the OEM part and...
  7. How do I replace the battery? (2006 2.5L)

    2.5 Liter Gas
    Ok, my 2006 just went out of warranty. So naturally, things are starting to happen. I went to AutoZone and had the battery checked, and they said "bad battery." I was not going to have the zonie who looked all of 12, take a screw driver and half a pair of pliers to my car, so I am asking you...
  8. Radiator Help !!!

    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.