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  1. Convertible Top Switch

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    I have a 2007 New Beetle Convertible. I removed the center console and now I am reinstalling it. When I removed it the wiring came unplugged from the back of the convertible top switch. VW didn't leave any slack in the wire so it doesn't reach the back of the switch until the console is nearly...
  2. PCV valve in 2.0L - where is this thing?

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    I ordered a PCV valve, supposedly for the 2.0L engine (for a 2004 New Beetle). It looks like a 3" diameter black plastic disc, about 1/2" thick, with two hose ports sticking out of it. I've scoured the engine and the web looking for any indication of where this thing lives but can't figure it...
  3. We are Moving!

    Volkswagen Owner's Club Suggestions and issues
    Dear Community Members, Over the past year, there have been updates to your community environment that have introduced challenges in usability and performance. We sincerely apologize if you have been negatively impacted. Efforts to improve the technology, user interface, and site performance...
  4. coolant system pressure question

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    I have an 02 beetle that is losing coolant. No drops on the ground, can't find any wet spot and not overheating. I did try to do a pressure test and found that as soon as I build any pressure at all it leaks out the bypass on the overflow ball. I can't get it to 2 pounds before it leaks down...
  5. Stressed out Newbie.....Beetle DSG nightmare!

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    Hi! Completely new to this but a friend suggested this would be the place to ask for advice! I have a 2014 Beetle, 2.0s 6speed DSG (75000 miles) which I absolutely LOVE!!!! I've owned it for 18 months! A few days ago a spanner symbol appeared where the gear numbers are and the gears wouldn't...
  6. 2007 Beetle Will not keep charge

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    This is a bummer. 2007 Beetle will take a jump but will not stay charged. Have been told alternator and battery are good. Any advice?
  7. F'N A-Pillar Screw

    Passat B7 Forums
    How do you get the damn a-pillar screw back in? Took off the a-pillar by removing the airbag clip, T-20 screw and then pulling out then up. No problem. Trying to get it back together, all the clips get back in, can't get the screw to stay in place so i can put it back in once the a-pillar is all...
  8. 2017 Passat SE w/ tech acceleration issues

    Passat Owners Club
    I have the above car. I have just under 80K miles on it. I drive a bunch, clearly. I've followed all of the maintenance schedules and then some, but have this re-occurring issue with acceleration. Occasionally, out of the blue, the car has a big lag in shift from gear to gear, most prevalent...
  9. 2013 Turbo Beetle 6-Speed Manual

    New Beetle Technical Forum
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  10. 2012 AC not cooling and Airbag light on

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    I replaced AC compressor this weekend cause original stopped working but still not cooling after being replaced. It was fairly easy to replace and done correctly but since same issue is still present would anyone know which fuse and amperage and slot on fuse box would need to be replaced? The...
  11. Rear window sun blinds for 2001 beetle 2 door

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    Just acquired a 2001 beetle. Looking for sun blinds for rear side windows to keep my pooch happy. Any suggestions/suppliers welcome. Thanks Steve
  12. 82 rabbit violent bucking and jerking

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have been up and down these forums, posted in facebook groups, and talked to pretty much every volkswagen tech in my area at this point so I finally decided to make an account and post. I bought the car for $800. 90k miles barely any rust and interior is in good shape. 1.7 CIS with a 4 speed...
  13. 99 beetle will not shift out of 1st gear

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    I hope someone can help. 99 beetle 2.0 auto trans 145k. I was driving it one day and I noticed it was not shifting out of 1st gear. It did give me a code of defective MAF. If I clean the MAF will that fix the problem? Do I need to buy a new MAF? Does the MAF have to be open? Any help would...
  14. 2014 rear deck

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    Please help. Our 2014 New Beetle rear deck lid will not open with the fob or the outside latch. I can open the trunk by operating the manual release inside the vehicle. The trunk does not open even if I apply pressure to the lid while trying the latch and fob. Is there an adjustment to the...
  15. MAP Sensor/Engine Warning Light Repair $2200.00????

    Passat Owners Club
    2012 Passat. 2.5L. 98,000 miles. Original owner. My tale of woe begins in October. Had it in for the yearly emission/inspection test. Was told the MAP sensor failed and didn't pass inspection. The shop it was at offered to fix it for $150.00. Went home, googled (of course), MAP sensor...
  16. Icons not showing in Posting Window

    Volkswagen Owner's Club Suggestions and issues
    When I open a 'reply' window or this 'post new thread window', the icons (i.e.: link, insert image, etc.) don't show in the header. If I scroll over them the message indicates what should be there. How does one get them to show up to find the right button faster?
  17. RNS 850 ERROR WITH TP Traffic Announcements

    Touareg Owners Club
    I have a 2017 Touareg Sport with Technology. Using navigation, TP Traffic Announcements pop-up, and the radio plays an odd music station. The RNS850 manual claims these can be turned off (NO). The dealer and the VW of America tech tell me that 1) my software is current, and 2) my car...
  18. Decisions Decision Decisions

    Volkswagen Tiguan Forum
    Hi all I'm from Essex in the UK and currently own two Subaru Impreza's a UK model running 280bhp and a import I played about with engine running gear and turbo this is running 420bhp and 430 torque. I don't own a Tiguan yet but might be ordering a new one this weekend. The hard part is I can't...
  19. New in-depth Eibach Sportline Coil Springs Review - CARiD.com

    CARiD.com
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mU_xON1RKuE Each project build requires you to put a lot of effort and time into it and in some cases turns into a money pit over time, because, you know, mods never come to an end, lol. If you’re looking to upgrade the suspension on your 2015-2018 VW GTI, yet...
  20. beetle convertible drivers door electrics

    New Beetle Technical Forum
    Good day everyone I have just purchased an 06 plate 1.6 beetle convertable and it has an issue that someone (hopefully) can suggest where the problem is. the problem is as follows Drivers window will not go up or down via its single switch or the master switch - no relay clicking or motor...
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