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  1. Trunk Release works but only partly

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    My daughter recently bought a 2002 New Beetle as her first car. The car is in good shape but the trunk release doesn't "pop" it open. It disengages from the lock but if someone isn't there to immediately grab it, it re-locks. I'm not sure what would need to be changed to fix this. I thought...
  2. Cannot get into trunk with key OR switch

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    First time poster - please be nice! :o I bought a used 2000 New Beetle hatchback and the trunk opened with switch and key when I first bought it. Got it home and went to get into trunk and no luck. I do not have the FOB part to my switchblade key, just the key itself and the valet key. I...
  3. Alarm won't shut up.

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    I'm having major problems with the alarm in my 2001 beetle. It started yesterday for no apparent reason. Whenever I tried to start the car, the alarm would go off. Today, the alarm stopped going off when I started it, but began again when I opened my trunk. What is going on? Anyone have...
  4. Trunk will not Open... Period!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I have searched all the forums and while I can find similar issues, the fixes for those issues don't work on my car :( The trunk will not open at all, it makes the little noise like it's going to but doesn't. I crawled into the trunk and removed the trim panel. The rod that goes from the...
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