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  1. Blue temp light stays one 24/7

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Ok guys don't scream at me, just spend two days looking at forums etc. So I got a 2001 gls beetle for $700, the reason so cheap is it burns a little oil. (Read that's normal, and the blue temp light stays on 24/7). The car has 140k on it. Timing bet, water pump, etc has been done at a...
  2. Coolant & Temp issue

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I own a 2001 beetle 1.8L Turbo since Jan 2009. This is what happened to me tonight: I was driving home and the Hot Liquid light (red) starts flashing. After a little I stop the car and check the coolant level and I notice that the bowl is full of coolant. The level is up to the cap! I open the...
  3. HELP! Stranded - Red Temperature Light

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    So I did a stupid thing. I decided to drive (in July heat) from Texas to PA in my 2000 Beetle. I had the fluids checked before I left, but at the 7 hour mark the red temp light started beeping and flashing. It's never come on before ever but she's been lightly banged twice in the last 6 months...
  4. 1998 Beetle Normal Operating Temp ?

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hello new to the boards here. My latest VW project is a 1998 Beetle 2.0L How to kill a German (Mexican) Beetle... No water required ‎(1999 bug)‎ It went through hell before I bought it after replacing the head and many many many other parts due to a bad water pump and over heating. I...
  5. coolant light problem and question

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    It's Year 2002 2.0L gas New Beetle. The coolant light comes on solid blue after ignition, and does not go off since I got it from its last owner 1 year ago. I think it is normal. But I could be wrong. In the past year, everything is fine. Recently, after the ignition, the light came on flashing...