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I Have A 2003 Beetle That Will Not Crank

I bought a 2003 beetle automatic with a bad 1.8 engine , I rebuilt engine, all back in and all wires connected now engine will not crank , starter good by jumper , trans switch checked . could this b...

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How Do I Flush My Motor?

Car has been setting in a barn for several years. While draining the oil, several quarts of clear water came out first then black oil and now grey mix. Plugs are out and the flywheel will turn. Just...

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Lost My Key. How Do I Start My Vw Beetle And Keep It Running?

I lost my key. and i dont have any duplicate. I tried to use other keys, it starts but then suddenly goes off. What should i do? Please help.

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The Roof Of My Convertible Beetle 2006 Has Torn Up And 3 Places So How Can ...

There are three places in the roof need fixing as it has torn up I appriciate if you kindly find a solution for me. I have tried to fix it using some glue but now the place of glue appeared on the ro...


My Girlfriend Just Bought A 2009 Vw Beetle. It Seems To Bottom Out On Hard...

Plastic 1 3/4" slip on spacer around the strut shaft

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Fred Hanson

I Have A 99 Vw Beetle 2.0 The Mechanic I Bought The Car Put A New Transmiss...

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Melba Hudy

My 2008 Vw Is Hard To Start Sometimes

I can go days and then it's hard to crank specialty if you lock the staring wheel

9 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)

What Is Causing My 1970 Volkswagen Beetle To Shot Down?

Yes I want to know what is causing my 1970 to shop down every time I make a stop . Car runs good but every time I make a stop car dies down . I start it and starts fine and continue and then the...

8 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)

Brake Pedal Adjustment

I recently purchased a 1977 Beetle convertible. Great car, great shape. Only 71K miles. My biggest issue is the height of the brake pedal( relative to the gas and clutch) and how far I it travels befo...

14 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)

Brake And Abs Lights On

The brake and abs warning lights come on ever since I had a leaking tire repaired. After several seconds the brake light begins to blink


1999 Vw Beetle, 2.0l With Manual Trans. No Crank Situation.

Battery, starter, clutch position sensor all check out okay. No voltage to solenoid with key in start position. Starter engages and turns engine when shorting positive terminal to solenoid. Car star...

Bob Heybob

2005 Vw Beetle Fuses,do You Need Special Fuses Or Generic Fuses Work

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2007 Bettle Cabriolet - Passenger Door Wont Unlock

I have a 2007 VW Beetle Cabriolet and my passenger door will not unlock with the key fob or buttons inside the car. It eventually opens if i turn the engine off, take the key out and repeatedly press ...

16 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 weeks ago)

Can't Turn Key In The Ignition Switch Often---

I just purchased a 2010 Beetle a month ago. The car is adorable. I've always wanted to drive a Beetle but now I hate I!!! I sit in my smoldering car in 90 degree heat UNABLE to turn the key in the ign...

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Andy Buckle

New Engine For 1974 Super Beetle

Hi it's Andy again sorry for being so much trouble I don't know anything about cars. My last question about a newer motor for a 1974 super beetle I forgot to mention it is a semi- automatic , dose t...

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Andy Buckle

Engine For Super Beetle

I have a 1974 volkswagen super beetle ,is there a newer engine, fuel, injected, water cooled,that I can put in it? The air cooled engine always needs work. I am looking for a dependable engine, tha...

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Convertible Alarm Goes Off Everytime I Take Off From A Stop Position.

When I am driving my car and I come to a stop sign and stop, when I take off the convertible alarm goes off. The top is closed and I know it is locked. Is there a fix for this or can I bypass it?

13 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
Robin Temples

02 Vw Bettle Brake Warning Light Won't Go Out

We've got an 02 VW beetle that the brake warning light won't go out on. We've put new brakes/sensors on it, replaced the switch for the brake pedal and checked everything else we can think of. The...

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