Volkswagen Super Beetle Questions Maintenance & Repair

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Dylan Brown

Im Having Brake Issues With My 72' Bug

My brake peddle will not return on its own. I've got good pressure in my brake system but the peddle will not recoil on its own, i have to pull it back with my hands. any help or tips on this would ...

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I Have A 1971 Super

I have a 1971 super and I had her running but when I was baking out of the garage it would stall then got her started again left to idle, and parked. Next day I tried to start her and nothing no li...

27 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)


auto stick shift vw transmission leaking lots of fluid inside engine compartment where would it be comming from.

20 views with 9 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)

1973 Super Beetle Not Starting

hello I have a 1973 Volkswagen super beetle and its not starting at all. I drove it home from the repair shop, they were fixing the shocks in my car. Once I got home I turned it off and it never turne...

22 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)

71 Super Beetle Running Poorly After 20-30 Minutes

I have viewed all the videos and even researched a few more. I feel like I have gotten pretty well educated on the carb, however my results continue to be poor. The car does pretty well on a cold st...

12 views with 3 answers (last answer about a month ago)
Toby Estrada

Vw Super Beetle 1972 Performance

I've been working on bug for about 6 months and I was wanting to know what would be good part to change out to get my bug to able to run highway or even cross country

Toby Estrada

My Car Is Running But My Butter Fly On My Carb Keep Coming Loose And Stayin...

my car is running but my butter fly on my carb keep coming loose and staying open. any idea of how to fix this guys?

7 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)

Why Is There Gas Leaking Out Of The Gas Cap Of My 74 Beetle?

Leaking gas out of the tank has been a constant issue. I have purchased a new gas cap, and my mechanic has also replaced the gasket. I never do fill the tank completely, because I know this will hap...

51 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)

1971 Vw Super Beetle - Brake Lights And Horn Stopped Working. Replaced The...

62 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)

1979 Super Won't Start, Fires On Starter Fluid, Can Hear Electric Fuel Pump...

1979 Super beetle won't start, fires on starter fluid, can hear electric fuel pump making gurgling noises in engine bay, even after several minutes, it does not turn off...???

33 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)

71 Super Beetle Will Start With Starter Fluid, And Idle, But Will Not Accel...

When I got the car, I replaced the brakes, coil, plugs, wires, fuel filter, oil, gas, trans oil, points, and condenser. It ran great. I was driving it when it suddenly began to cut out and backfire....

53 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)
Toby Estrada

What Would Cause 1972 Vw Super 1972 To Turn Over And Cut Out

So I was having problem getting fuel but i fixed that. my vw now turns over and and starts but makes a low bup.... bup... bup... then cuts out. the only way i can keep it Bup..Bup...Bup... is holding ...

Toby Estrada

1972 Super Bug Not Getting Gas

I have a 1972 super bug and when I go to start my bug it wont start because its not getting fuel. fuel bleed from my main line but not that grate when it comes out of my fuel pump. only fills my fuel ...

73 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 months ago)
Steven McGlasson

73 Vw Super Beetle Won't Start And Shoots Smoke From Carb Please Help

I recently replaced the generator out of my 73 super beetle and cleaned the Carb but now when I go to start it acts like it wants to take off but shoots smoke out of the Carb any ideas

26 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)

Why Does My Carb.frost Up On My 1974 Vw?

9 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)

My Car Won't Start

I'm trying to troubleshoot and get it started rather quickly. It will turn over just never catch so it's not the starter itself I don't think. Could it be anything other than spark plugs or no ga...

74 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 months ago)

Why Is My Air Filter Soaked In Oil

I have a 1974 super beetle with a recently rebuilt 1641 dual port single carb engine and I was adjusting the air filter today and noticed it was soaked in oil.

93 views with 3 answers (last answer 6 months ago)
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