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  1. Question 07 Beetle revs too high when starting??

    My 07 beetle has been having an issue where I turn it on, and it immediately revs to around 2500 rpm and idles there for about a minute before slowly...

    Started by slicedfruit, 05-29-2017 02:30 PM
    2007, aftermarket, beetle, diy, drive, foo, forum, high, idle issue, make, mods, new beetle, normal, rpm, starting, tech, time, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum
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    05-29-2017 02:30 PM Go to last post
  2. 2008 Beetle Convertible

    I live in the Houston area and I am needing to get my top replaced. First question is where to buy the new top? Second, is it something that a...

    Started by thegnat1, 05-26-2017 05:37 AM
    2008, aftermarket, beetle, bra, brand, buy, car, convertible, diy, experience, forum, live, mods, new beetle, question, tech, top, trade, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, weekend
    • Replies: 1
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    05-26-2017 10:07 PM Go to last post
  3. (rain)water under the back carpet Cabriolet

    Who can give advice? In my Beetle Cabriolet (rain) water comes under the back carpet (not under the front seats). Presumably rainwater that can not...

    Started by Jank, 05-13-2017 10:50 AM
    advance, advice, aftermarket, beetle, blown, cabriolet, carpet, der, diy, forum, forums, front, hood, mods, new beetle, rain, seats, sunroof, tech, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, water
    • Replies: 6
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    05-23-2017 10:35 AM Go to last post
  4. roof bars or roof rails for new beetle

    hi I have a new 2013 beetle; it's a great stylish car but... I can't fit my kayaks! I had done some research prior to buying it and seen the VW...

    Started by David Glover, 05-19-2017 04:26 AM
    accessories, aftermarket, beetle, brochure, buying, car, diy, fit, forum, forums, great, modifications, mods, new beetle, problem, roof, tech, thought, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, windows
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 460
    05-19-2017 04:26 AM Go to last post
  5. 1999 Bug fuse box only some fuses have power

    Hi All ! I just bought this 1999 Bug 2.0L auto/trans The headlights dont work but I have found the headlight switch to be bad so I have orederd a new...

    Started by BugMe, 05-11-2017 09:39 AM
    aftermarket, auto, bad, bug, check, dash, diy, fan, forum, fuse box, headlights, heater, mods, new beetle, power, tech, things, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, wiring, work
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 857
    05-11-2017 09:39 AM Go to last post
  6. 2013 Beetle Steering Wheel Inquiry

    Hi, I have a 2013 Beetle Convertible Base Automatic Transmission. I have been looking into having my steering wheel replaced with one that has...

    Started by ajordanxi, 05-10-2017 10:30 PM
    aftermarket, automatic, beetle, blue, buy, convertible, diy, forum, function, hey, mods, new beetle, parts, steering, steering wheel, stock, tech, transmission, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, wheel
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 608
    05-11-2017 01:07 AM Go to last post
  7. 2013 Beetle Turbo Convertable - Tire question, advice

    Hi all - as my title suggests I would like some advice on tires / brands. The car came with Hankook Optima, 235/45/18 tirees. We are @ the 20k...

    Started by mainuh, 04-27-2017 05:40 PM
    advice, aftermarket, beetle, car, diy, drive, drop, end, forum, front, good, mods, new beetle, performance, question, soft, tech, tire, tires, turbo, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 159
    05-08-2017 09:15 AM Go to last post
  8. Please Help!!! 2005 Beetle AC/Fan Problems

    My daughter’s 2005 beetle convertible 2.0L A/C started blowing “warm” air a few weeks ago. My first thought was that it needed a recharge. I hooked...

    Started by VWnoob82, 04-16-2017 02:39 PM
    a/c problems, advice, aftermarket, air, beetle, convertible, diy, fan, fan problems, forum, fuse box, harness, led, mods, new beetle, tech, things, top, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 95
    04-16-2017 11:39 PM Go to last post
  9. HELP 2017 Beetle - set radio stations ?

    New Beetle via agent , but can't work out from manual how to set radio stations ! Can U help ? Thanks dee

    Started by misdee21, 03-27-2017 06:33 AM
    17, aftermarket, age, agent, beetle, ca, diy, forum, forums, how to, manual, mods, new beetle, radio, se, set, tech, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, work
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 842
    04-03-2017 06:25 AM Go to last post
  10. 2001 New Beetle Oil Pan - cracked - fixed - cracked again - supposedly

    My grandaughter just bought a 2001 New Beetle 2.0L Automatic. She promptly ran over a rock and cracked the oil pan. Wonderful. I am trying to...

    Started by CPOdaddyduke, 03-26-2017 05:28 PM
    aftermarket, beetle, car, cracked, discount, diy, forum, leak, mods, new beetle, oem, oil, repair, replacement, rock, rust, tech, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, welding
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 58
    03-26-2017 05:28 PM Go to last post
  11. Poll Poll: 2001 New Beetle Oil Pan - cracked

    My grandaughter just bought a 2001 New Beetle 2.0L Automatic. She promptly ran over a rock and cracked the oil pan. Wonderful. I am trying to...

    Started by CPOdaddyduke, 03-26-2017 05:22 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-26-2017 05:22 PM Go to last post
  12. Question 2002 Beetle 2.0 code P1296

    What could cause this code? Seems to run really good

    Started by Xcr600man, 02-21-2017 07:58 PM
    2.0, 2002, aftermarket, beetle, check, code, diy, forum, forums, goo, good, iphone, malfunction, mods, new beetle, run, tech, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, wha
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 586
    03-02-2017 10:14 AM Go to last post
  13. 4x4 new beetle

    Looking for help locating a company that possibly makes body mount kits. I'm mounting 1999 new beetle to a 199? Zr2 S10 Blazer frame. Any help...

    Started by mackjt, 01-08-2017 11:13 PM
    1999, 4x4, aftermarket, appreciated, beetle, body, company, diy, forum, forums, frame, kits, makes, mods, mount, mounting, new beetle, possibly, tech, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 373
    01-08-2017 11:13 PM Go to last post
  14. 2006 New Beetle transmission problems

    First thing first, my daughter drove her beetle through some deep water and stalled the car..., luckily after she got out of the water. Got it...

    Started by glenngamblin1, 09-24-2016 10:09 AM
    2006, aftermarket, beetle, body, buy, car, check, crazy, diy, filter, fluid, forum, front, gear, intake, mods, new beetle, problems, tech, transmission, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 878
    12-19-2016 08:30 AM Go to last post
  15. Still burning oil?

    Do 2016 Beetles and Golfs still use a bunch of oil? Anyone know? I had a 2002 Beetle, loved it, except for the VW approved "add a quart of oil every...

    Started by misoless, 11-21-2016 07:47 PM
    2016, add, aftermarket, approved, beetle, burning oil, car, diy, forum, golf, input, jetta, les, miles, mods, new beetle, oil, oil consumption., tech, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 450
    11-22-2016 02:21 PM Go to last post
  16. Misfire when engine first started.

    Hi Folks I am new to the forum, Every time i start my engine it runs normal for a few seconds then goes down in revs then has a few misfires then...

    Started by kdautomotive, 11-04-2016 06:27 AM
    aftermarket, art, beetle, diy, engine, forum, forums, ideas, misfire, mods, new beetle, normal, problems, star, start, stuck, tech, thing, time, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 381
    11-04-2016 06:27 AM Go to last post
  17. 2005 beetle

    Tiptronic Troubles!!! Left Repair Shop Where Trans Was Serviced Did Not Make It Home, Lost All Forward Gears, Will Work In Reverse, Actually Drove It...

    Started by purple*dragster, 04-19-2015 05:27 PM
    aftermarket, beetle, diy, drove, forum, forums, gears, make, mile, mods, morning, new beetle, repair, shop, speed, tech, tip, transmission, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, work
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 865
    09-24-2016 10:14 AM Go to last post
  18. 2016 Beetle Towing

    I have told that a 2016 with automatic can be towed behind a motorhome as long as it is on a tow dolly and in neutral. Anyone know if this correct...

    Started by abn919, 08-11-2016 11:10 AM
    aftermarket, automatic, beetle, ca, correct, diy, forum, forums, long, mods, neutral, new beetle, suggestions, tech, tires, told, tow dolly, towed, towing, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, wi
    • Replies: 2
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    08-15-2016 06:50 AM Go to last post
  19. 05 Beetle Convertible Wing Mirror Casing?

    So I was dropping someone off at the airport the other day, and noticed that my passenger wing mirror casing was loose. I figured it had just popped...

    Started by Ecattle08, 07-13-2016 10:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    07-13-2016 10:59 PM Go to last post
  20. Help - VW Beetle side marker repeater lights

    Question: will side marker repeater lights from a 99-05 Golf/Jetta MK4 fit a 99 Beetle as a replacement? I am particularly interested in obtaining...

    Started by PMatt, 07-12-2016 02:27 PM
    aftermarket, beetle, dashboard, diy, fit, forum, golf, install, jetta, light, lights, mods, new beetle, question, removal, replacement, stall, tech, tire, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 299
    07-12-2016 02:27 PM Go to last post
  21. HELP: rear floor boards wet and inside windows misty

    I recently purchased a 2003 Beetle and the floor boards in the back are wet and the inside front and back windows continue to mist over on the inside...

    Started by Jesica Fahey, 01-10-2015 04:48 PM
    2003, aftermarket, beetle, boards, car, check, diy, filter, floor, forum, forums, front, inside, mods, new beetle, rear, suggestions, tech, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, wet, windows
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,285
    06-30-2016 06:28 AM Go to last post
  22. Cabin Filter on 2007 VW Beetle

    Friends, I am lost here. I wanted to replace the filter element. Removed the right side plenum cover, plenum. Hoping to see the filter element....

    Started by asidpara, 06-16-2016 06:10 PM
    2007, advice, aftermarket, beetle, cabin, cover, diy, filter, forum, forums, hey, lower, manual, mods, new beetle, normal, replace, tech, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, wanted
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 604
    06-17-2016 08:34 PM Go to last post
  23. Foukl smell when blower is turned

    On my 2007 Beetle, 2.5L. I get very bad smell whenever the blower is on.- with or without AC. Can some one give me any advice. I was thinking...

    Started by asidpara, 06-10-2016 01:38 PM
    2007, advice, aftermarket, bad, beetle, blower, decided, diy, filter, forum, forums, ideas, mods, new beetle, replacing, smell, tech, thinking, turned, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 415
    06-10-2016 10:00 PM Go to last post
  24. 2013 Towing Capabilities

    I have a 2013 VW Bug convertible that I am wanting to TOW behind a 37 foot diesel motorhome. A Blue Ox dolly doesn't work. Is anyone towing their...

    Started by Bouncybelle, 06-08-2016 01:48 PM
    aftermarket, blue, bug, convertible, diesel, diy, foo, foot, forum, forums, mods, new beetle, tech, tow, towing, vehicle, ver, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, wanting, work
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 358
    06-08-2016 01:48 PM Go to last post
  25. 07 beetle convertible window concern

    Hello, I have to admit I am a little stumped. My girlfriend has an 07 beetle convertible. Her right front window started acting funny the other...

    Started by craley87, 05-23-2016 12:37 AM
    aftermarket, beetle, convertible, diy, door, fob, forum, front, funny, hit, mods, new beetle, spec, tech, test, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, window
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 540
    05-23-2016 12:37 AM Go to last post
  26. 2000 2.0 beetle overheating and losing water

    hi i have a 2.0 beetle (petrol) it overheats when driving around so i need to put water in it all the time but when i park it up there is no water on...

    Started by chrisf199, 01-29-2013 12:33 PM
    aftermarket, beetle, car, diy, driving, engine, floor, forum, forums, hot, leak, mods, new beetle, pin, rear, small, tech, time, turn, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, water
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,577
    05-18-2016 03:37 AM Go to last post
  27. Alarm System

    My key fob will lock the doors but will not unlock the doors. It will unlock the hatch but nothing else. When I unlock the door manually the alarm...

    Started by Granny54, 06-21-2015 12:17 AM
    aftermarket, alarm, button, diy, doors, fob, forum, hatch, ideas, key, lock, mods, new beetle, panic, shut, sys, tech, ton, unlock, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, wha, work
    • Replies: 1
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    05-18-2016 03:30 AM Go to last post
  28. Red face 2006 New Beetle Conv transmission

    Hey all, my VW has 120,000 miles and needs a new transmission. I am wondering if it is worth fixing or not. This is my first VW and I am not sure...

    Started by BooBoo, 10-01-2015 01:49 PM
    2006, aftermarket, beetle, clutch, conv, diy, fixing, forum, forums, hey, long, miles, mods, new beetle, point, problems, tech, transmission, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, wondering
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 679
    05-18-2016 03:00 AM Go to last post
  29. running problems

    vw 2001 2.0 new beetle not revving dies if you put your foot down to quick but if you do it slow it will pick up but it will hicup as you are driving...

    Started by macalinden, 02-16-2016 07:37 AM
    aftermarket, beetle, dies, diy, driving, foo, foot, forum, forums, fuel, mods, new beetle, problem, problems, quick, running, set, slow, speed, tech, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 693
    05-18-2016 02:30 AM Go to last post
  30. New comer to group own a 2006 Volkswagen Beetle need advice Help!

    I have a 2006 VW Beetle and just yesterday I began to hear a clunking/knocking sound from my left rear side I just had my inspection and I was told...

    Started by jdtfelton, 03-12-2016 01:22 PM
    2006, advice, aftermarket, beetle, bushings, diy, forum, front, good, mods, new beetle, noise, rear, shocks, sound, spec, struts, suspension, tech, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, work
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 818
    05-18-2016 02:23 AM Go to last post
  31. engine renewal

    I've a 2001 new beetle with a defunct engine. its a AYD. Will the newer BLF version fit? It looks to be a much stronger unit. The older AYD's all...

    Started by geoof.slater, 02-02-2016 08:22 AM
    2001, aftermarket, beetle, diy, engine, fit, forum, forums, life, mods, new beetle, newer, older, shorter, smoke, tech, uni, unit, version, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 827
    05-18-2016 02:05 AM Go to last post
  32. Handbrake failure

    Good afternoon. Can anybody let me know if they have had a handbrake failure..car rolled backwards on its own after being parked up for over 30...

    Started by Gixerred, 04-29-2016 09:32 AM
    brake pads, cable, calipers, causing, ends, excessive, failure, handbrake, helps, left, lit, pads, rear, released, stick, wear
    • Replies: 1
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    05-18-2016 01:59 AM Go to last post
  33. 2002 beetle oil problems

    Hi Guy I'm new to the World of the VW ownership. I bought a 2002 1600 beetle in silver for my mother to run about in.i'm not a mechanic by any means...

    Started by Dan1el, 06-06-2015 03:24 PM
    aftermarket, beetle, cheap, cost, diy, driving, engine, filter, forum, garage, internet, lights, mods, new beetle, oil, oil pressure, silver, tech, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, warning
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,294
    05-17-2016 10:15 AM Go to last post
  34. Exclamation 1990 VW Bug overheating, leaking coolant

    we bought it used in January and last month the mechanic said it sounded like the timing chain was loud and could cost $800. but he had to take it...

    Started by superjukebox, 07-12-2015 03:24 PM
    add, aftermarket, bought, bug, coolant, cost, day, diy, forum, hey, leak, miles, mods, month, new beetle, replace, tech, trade, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, water
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 753
    05-17-2016 10:08 AM Go to last post
  35. 2002 2.0L Beetle is leaking from behind the wiper scuttle

    Hi there VW owners, I have a real dilemma here! My 2002 Beetle was is filling with water & I have deducted that it is definitely flowing in behind...

    Started by leecool, 05-03-2016 06:23 AM
    aftermarket, beetle, clutch, console, dash, diy, drivers, forum, leak, lower, mods, new beetle, pictures, real, removing, sunroof, tech, visible, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, water
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 372
    05-03-2016 06:23 AM Go to last post

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