1969 Volkswagen Beetle Overview


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1969 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

Minor and fairly invisible changes were made to the Volkswagen Beetle for 1969. The ignition lock included a steering wheel lock, and the rear-view mirror got a day/night adjustable feature. Double-jointed rear axles were included on all U.S. models. The warning lights on the instrument panel received identifying letters or symbols, and late in the year the speedometer received a 1/10th of a mile indicator.

Little else changed for the '69 Beetle. Power was provided by a 1500cc air-cooled, rear-mounted engine that produced 53 horsepower. A four-speed manual transmission and telescopic shock absorbers were also part of the package.

Standard features included swiveling sun visors, coat hooks, assist straps, an automatic windshield washer, an overhead light, folding rear seats, and luggage space under the front hood and in a three-foot carpeted compartment behind the rear seats. A convertible top was optional.


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My car ran fine to the store. Ut when i started it itwould barely go as i was driving it only went about 15mph then it would stsrt running normal then it would spjtter and go back tobarely moving....

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My 1969 Vw Beetles Brake Pedal Is Stuck Down After I Brake

after i brake my pedal doesnt come back up i have to manually pull it back up with my foot. what might cause this problem.

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3rd,4rth&reverse Doesn't Work

i'm not fluent in english but i cn manage.. i hve 69 beetle[my father's] 5 year's didn't get car from my garage.... nw cn start and drive in 1st&2nd gear... but 3rd,4rth&reverse canot be shift... i ...

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My Headlight Hi Beam Does Not Work, Where Do I Check On A 1969 Vw Beetle

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Harness Wiring

I ave a 1969 beetle, I tried doing doing a complete harness wiring but I can not finish the job. Any body in the riverside area can help me?

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