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  1. Driver seat won't latch

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello! This is my first Beetle, and my first post to this forum. Mon Capitan's driver seat will not latch into place. When I go to scoot it up-as if I were letting someone into the back seat- there is a Grindy/cranky noise that occurs when folding it back down into place. It did lock once when...
  2. Seat Belt Casing (terminology?)

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I'm currently in search of the two-piece plastic casing that surrounds the seat belt latch, and I can't seem to guess the correct sequence of keywords to find it online... anywhere! Nor can I find the part number. If anyone has ordered one of these parts, please help!
  3. 2001 TDI Beige Interior Parts Needed

    Marketplace Archives
    Have a 2001 TDI with a torn top section driver's leather seat and a leather liner that's peeling off the driver's side door panel (brown gooey mess). I could replace the door panel with a vinyl panel as opposed to leather and would purchase the entire driver's seat. I'm still getting 46-48 MPG...
  4. Driver seat won't flip forward

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hi, We've just moved to America, having had (and loved) a beetle in the UK. As soon as we arrived we looked around for a used beetle over here, and thought we had found a good deal - a 2004 GLS. Unfortunately, while we were test driving it, we didn't test the seat flip mechanism. Now we...
  5. Driver Seat won't snap in

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    So a little while ago the driver's seat in my wife's beetle stopped locking into place. The handle near the head rest still works and activates the ability to pull the top part of the seat forward, and when you push the top back it locks into place, HOWEVER the base will not lock into the floor...
  6. Rear seat belt replacement

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    HELP!!!!!!! Does anyone know the secret to installing new rear seat belts. The previous owner took out the rear belts to put a speaker box in. Bought brand new belts, and they will not pull out. tried bolting one in.....no luck. Totally useless at this point. I know the back seats are not...
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