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  1. 1999 2.0l Beetle Fans Not Workin

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hello Everyone, I've been working on a 1999 VW Beetle 2.0l for the last 2 weeks replacing a lot of parts that another shop broke and damage. However, the fans wont turn on. Even with the AC on. I replaced the fans, all the sensors, module, and even the fuse on top of the battery. I checked...
  2. Know a private VW mechanic around N.E. Tennessee??

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hi! My young cousin bought my 2002 New Beetle Turbo 1.8 L (Snap Orange beautiful she & I love) one year ago and now it's broken down in Fall Branch, Tenn. She is also close to Kingsport, Johnson City and Bristol. A local mechanic diagnosed a broken water pump and timing belt. The beetle has...
  3. head gasket or water pump??

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    HELP!! today while driving my bug, I noticed I had absolutely no heat after about 30 mins of driving. the air that WAS blowing through the vents smelled sweet like syrup. I also think i saw smoke or steam coming from under my hood so i quickly shut the heat off. The smell stopped and so did the...
  4. NB 1.8T Running Hot After Water Pump Replacement

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    Hi. I’m looking for a little help with hot, but not overheating 2004 NB 1.8T please! Background: I’ve recently replaced the water pump and timing belt after the original water pump failed and my car overheated. While doing this, I took the opportunity to flush the coolant system and...
  5. Timing belt help

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hello, I have a 98 2.0 5spd with nearly 200k. After reading horror stories about timing belt failures I decided to replace the belt/tensioner/water pump before it breaks. It was a pain to change, but I put it all back together and it runs great. However, after seeing it all disassembled, it...
  6. Help water pump torque specs

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hi, I’m putting my engine back together and the torque specs in my Haynes manual states 132 lbs or 15nm for the three water pump bolts. This just seems way to high- I’ve seen other posts around stating its 11 lbs. Any help is appreciated- thanks in advance.
  7. Newbie needs some assistance

    Marketplace Archives
    Hey all. Just acquired a 1999 Beetle for my daughter and need some help with parts. This is our family's first New Beetle so any help is appreciated. The car is a little neglected so I am need of some pieces to put it back together. I have just replaced Water pump, timing belt, timing belt...
  8. 2000 Beetle Standard Engine ID help

    Engine Swaps
    I purchased this beetle nearly 2 years ago. 2000 Beetle 5speed and was told that the motor was replaced a year or two earlier.Heres my problem, it began to over-heat and "knock" like the water pump or something is bad and it's overheating...another indicator that tells me water pump. So I have...
  9. Does this look okay for water pump opening?

    2.0 Liter Gas
    So I've removed WP with some mess. It was the first time I did it. All looked like WP came out as a single piece. However I decided to double check that nothing is left in the opening. Does the following picture look normal? It seems like something is broken on the left and also something looks...
  10. Looking for some how-to's (Spark Plugs, Timing Belt, and Water Pump )

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Been searching around for a while, and cannot find how-to's on the Spark Plugs, Timing Belt, and Water Pump. Have an over heating situation where the engine is not seized. Probable issues: Timing Belt, Water Pump, Head Gasket. Will document the process and findings to update all about issues...
  11. Please bring my beetle to life again

    2.0 Liter Gas
    hi guys. thanks in advance for any help. 99 new beetle with 2l engine. been searching and reading threads on overheating and feel that i have chased this pretty thoroughly except for the waterpump issue. a broken radiator started all of this so that's new. also new thermostat, fans test good but...
  12. Cracked Head Symptoms - Overheating

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Facts: I just bought a 1999 New Beetle 2.0 L, 160K miles. This is my first volkswagen, I love it. I bought the car at an auction, and I have no history on it. It had a coolant leak in the radiator and a busted fan that made a terrible noise when it kicked on, so I replaced the radaitor, the...
  13. air from heater not warm...

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    My wife's 03 1.8T started blowing not so warm air 2 nights ago. She turned a corner, then the temp light flashed red and beeped a couple times, then wnet cold. The coolant was a bit low, but just below the min on the full area. I felt the hose in front of the thermostat, and it was cold. The...
  14. OVERHEATING!! 01/2.0 red temp waring and water leak

    2.0 Liter Gas
    30 min journey yesterday took me 2 hrs had to keep stopping every 5 mins the red temp warning light was bleeping and flashing.........also water leaking from drivers side(right hand drive) seemed to be comming from underneath or around the area of the resovoire not really any steam or...
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