1969 Volkswagen beetle 1st & 2nd gear problems

Asked by Feb 06, 2017 at 03:03 PM about the 1969 Volkswagen Beetle Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1969 volkswagon beetle 1st gear grinds a
lot but will go in it one out of four times to
try & 2nd gear won't go in it at all... I have
put a new shift rod bushing on it. the 3rd &
4th & rev are all good

5 Answers

95,675

You probably need a full rebuild. New bearings etc.

Well thanks F_O_R

Well thanks F_O_R

95,675

You are welcome.

How do you know what type of transaxle transmission is in your vw beetle my beetle is a 1969 year. I think it's a manual 4 speed. But I want clarification I don't won't to buy the wrong one...

Your Answer

Beetle

Looking for a Used Beetle in your area?

CarGurus has 10,123 nationwide Beetle listings starting at $1,400.

ZIP:

Volkswagen Beetle Experts

  • #1
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    1,890
  • #2
    Chris Billings
    Reputation
    1,600
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,440
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
354 Great Deals out of 42,606 listings starting at $1,488
Used Chevrolet Camaro
415 Great Deals out of 31,702 listings starting at $3,495
Used Toyota Corolla
924 Great Deals out of 71,091 listings starting at $1,479
Used FIAT 500
79 Great Deals out of 4,339 listings starting at $3,488

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 1,094 listings starting at $14,995
2016 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 394 listings starting at $9,999
2015 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
22 Great Deals out of 538 listings starting at $9,261
2014 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
37 Great Deals out of 619 listings starting at $4,900
2013 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
40 Great Deals out of 696 listings starting at $5,950

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.