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  1. 2008 New Beetle goes through gears without braking

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello everyone, I’m new in this community, even though I always read the posts and find accurate solutions. However, I’m going crazy right now, here’s the thing: I removed the center console on my wife’s 2008 Automatic (TipTronic) New Beetle to change the 12v outputs, and because the magnet on...
  2. Auto transmission problem -- missing 4th gear?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I recently purchased a 2000 Beetle (2.0l auto) and from what I can tell it never shifts up to 4th gear. When in Drive, it does 80kph at 3000 rpm, 100kph at 4000rpm (or a smidgen under 4000), and 110 at about 4200 rpm. Do those rev counts that sound too high to you? When cruising at 100kph, if...
  3. For Sale 09G for sale 55K miles (pulled from 03 NBC) - HOUSTON

    New Beetle Parts and Accessories
    I just converted my daughter's 2003 NBC from automatic to manual and I have the 09G sitting in the garage taking up space. This vehicle has been in my family since new and the transmission has only 55K miles on it - HOWEVER - I'd recommend installing a rebuilt valve body. The transmission was...
  4. My 2006 VW Beetle not shifting or registering speed?

    Transmission Talk
    Hey, so I am a 22 year old girl. I stupidly left my keys in my car after a night of drinking with friends (no I didn't drive home but I needed to grab something out of it.) And the next morning my car was gone. Anyways I got it back today and all the lights on my dash are lit up and I can feel...
  5. 2014 - Lunges into Gear

    Transmission Talk
    Hi There, I have a 2014 Turbo Beetle with 30,000 miles. I am the 2nd owner, just bought it used in December. I find that when I shift it into reverse it seems to lunge into gear. Is this an issue I should address to the dealership re: transmission? It also does this when going...
  6. Transmission trouble

    2.5 Liter Gas
    Hello. about a month ago I started having harsh downshifts. From what I've been able to find it appears to be shift solenoid problems. I can find replacement solenoids but I don't know if thy are for my transmission. I have a 2006 beetle convertible 6 speed automatic 2.5l gas. I'm hoping someone...
  7. Engine, transmission issues

    Transmission Talk
    Hello everybody, I'm new to this forum and I'd like to get smart on some of the issues that I'm facing my beetle. I just purchased this car: 2004 VW Beetle Automatic 2.0 (BEV) when I test drove it everything was fine, so I bought the car. Now I'm having this issues: Let me start off by saying...
  8. Car runs but does not move forward?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello everyone! I am currently having some issues with my 2006 New Beetle, and hope I can find some help here. Beetle is Automatic 2.5L Just over 100,000 miles Ill give the low down on the car first...(maybe this will help) Went to VW dealer not too long ago and was told the lower control arm...
  9. 2006 NB 2.5 Auto Car Runs but Does not Move Forward

    2.5 Liter Gas
    Hello everyone! I am currently having some issues with my 2006 New Beetle, and hope I can find some help here. Beetle is Automatic 2.5L Just over 100,000 miles Ill give the low down on the car first...(maybe this will help) Went to VW dealer not too long ago and was told the lower control arm...
  10. Speed sensor connector

    Transmission Talk
    I have just dropped a new engine in 2001 1.8T automatic. The problem is I got confused on where the speed sensor connector goes, option A: is a a wire coming out of the spark plug wires harness, or B which is a connector fixed on the top of the transmission towards the back. Needless to say it...
  11. 2001 VW Beetle shifting really hard in 1st gear HELP!!!

    Transmission Talk
    I have a 2001 4.0 automatic vw beetle, and today all of a sudden it started shifting extremely hard into the 1st hear. Now it does this when you come to a dead stop and take off. I don't know if the transmission is slipping, but today I forgot to press the break when I put it in reverse and...
  12. Computer related transmission problems

    Transmission Talk
    I have a 2000 VW beetle automatic with around 113,000 that I purchased last August. A few weeks after the purchase, the transmission began acting up (trouble excelling and late shifts). In the past few months, the transmission has continued to cause trouble. It will either "slip" by quickly...
  13. Very Sad - Where to replace Transmission? Need Help!

    Suggestion Box
    I have a 2006 Convertible beetle with 76,000 miles. I drove it happily over the years n' brought it in for service whenever the book said it's due. But recently I feel very sad coz my beetle is not well like beloved pet found sick. There are 3 problems: battery, oil leak and most costly one is...
  14. VW Race Car!!!!

    New Member Forum
    Hello everyone, I am newbie to here and to VW. I recently acquired a 2001 new bug race car for Nascar Short Track in Kingsport, TN. I am really looking forward to learning about, working on, and racing the lil bug lol. One of my first questions would be is it possible to remove the automatic...
  15. Which Gear oil for Transmission?

    Transmission Talk
    How do you know which transmission your NB has? I have a 2004 NB Cabrio 2.0l 8v with the 5-speed manual hydraulic clutch and I'm trying to figure out if I have the Gl-4 or Gl-5 fluid in my tranny?
  16. 1999 2L Beetle Not Shifting

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hello all! Does anyone know anything about the shifting mechanism on a manual transmission 1999 Beetle? I sure don't and am looking for some help. A day or so ago I was on my way back from a friend's house, cruising along, when my shifter decided that it was not going to go into fifth gear...
  17. To Sell or Not to Sell?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    That is the question I'm asking right now! :p I have an automatic trans 2.0L 2002 New Beetle GLS that I bought 3 years ago with 132,000mi on it. It now has almost 150,000mi, and the A/C has been broken for over a year. (last summer was a HOT summer!) Quotes for the repair are around $1000-1500-...
  18. Will I love my 07 covert.?

    2.5 Liter Gas
    Finally after years of my wife saying I never get the car I want . I always get the car we need . We got the car she wanted. IT'S an 07 new beetle convertible lucky find it only has 38k on it. We both had bugs back in high school a 61, 68 , and a 70. I have to admit I resisited because the...
  19. Auto Tranny Leak

    Transmission Talk
    My girlfriend has a 1999 beetle with the 2.0 liter AEG motor and four speed tranny that I recently flushed and replaced the filter on. After replacing the gasket and filling the car back up we drove the car around all after noon and and I checked the tranny and found no leaks. The next morning...
  20. 98 beetle W/blown AEG AUTOMATIC

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Greetings to all, I have an extra AEG engine and Manual trans out of a former 2000 Golf GL. Swap-ability is my main quest. Are these engines totally compatible? I hear that the manual trans is better than the auto... other than that are there any issues that I should beware of? Labor in the...
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