How to Remove an Alternator From a TDI Beetle?

Answer A dead alternator means a dead charging system, which almost always leads to a dead battery. The result is a Volkswagen New Beetle that won't start. Although it's not technically difficult to fix t... Read More »

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How Do I Remove an Alternator From a 2003 VW Beetle?

The alternator in a 2003 Volkswagen Beetle generates electricity via the engine belt. This electricity is sent to the battery and is then used to power the other accessories in the vehicle. When th... Read More »

How to Remove the Alternator in a 2002 VW Beetle?

When you open the hood on your 2002 Volkswagen Beetle, all you will see is a black plastic engine cover. The cover is designed to keep the engine clean. When you remove the cover, you will notice t... Read More »

How to Remove the Alternator From a 1969 VW Beetle?

Removing the 1969 Volkswagen Beetle alternator is accomplished by anyone with automotive service experience. Unlike most vehicles, the Beetle's engine is located in the back of the vehicle. The sma... Read More »

How to Remove a 1975 Beetle Alternator?

The 1975 VW Beetle was equipped with an alternator designed to recharge the battery after the engine has started, and to provide the power required by the vehicle's electronically controlled compon... Read More »