How to Replace the Starter in a VW Beetle?

Answer Taking your 2000 to 2005 Volkswagen Beetle to a mechanic or the dealership to have someone else replace the starter motor can be very expensive. While the mechanic may be more convenient, you would... Read More »

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How to Replace the Starter Motor on a 1999 VW Beetle TDi?

This article explains and shows how a VW Beetle owner can replace a defective starter motor, and save lots of money on professional repairs.Note: A lifting device is not needed for this repair.

How to Install Starter Relay for Heatsoak Problems on an Aircooled Volkswagen (VW) Beetle?

Is your air cooled VW difficult to start? You turn the key to start, and you get nothing. Bosch starters use an electromagnetic solenoid for activating the starter mechanism. Like any electromagnet... Read More »

How to Replace a Tie Rod End in a VW Beetle?

When the tie rod ends of the VW Beetle develop too much play or become warped, this can manifest itself your Beetle not tracking straight, or the steering being off. The only solution is to replace... Read More »

How to Replace the Fan in a VW Beetle?

Replacing the engine fan in a new VW Beetle is quite complicated and may be frustrating for a novice. Some special tools are required. These steps apply to the "new" VW Beetle, as the vintage VW Be... Read More »