1999 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

1999 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Problems

Inspect Brakes at Every Service as Rear Brakes Wear Out Quickly

The rear brakes tend to wear out quickly; rotors may need replacement by the first brake job. Our technicians recommend that the brakes be inspected for wear regularly.

Correct Maintenance of Timing Belt

To ensure longevity of the engine, our technicians recommend to follow the maintenance schedule for the timing belt.

Vehicles Using Biofuels May Have Injection Pump Failures

Cars using biofuel typically have problems with injection pump failures; symptoms can include a "no start" condition or external pump leaks.

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1999 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Questions

puddle under car (1 answer)

found a puddle of light wt oil under the car. it is not engine oil. the car has over 200,000 miles on it. what could it be?

What size replacement fuse does the vehivle radio use. (2 answers)

This is the first time the radio stopped working. What is the location of the fuse in the fuse panel.

What size fuse does the vehicle radio use (1 answer)

This is the first time the radio does not work. I misplaced the manules for the car. It would be helpfull if you could tell me the location of the fuse as it relates to the fuse holder. Thank you for your help with this problem.

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1999 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Reviews

I purchased my 1999 New Beetle used in 05. It has been a wonderful and faithful vehicle. It has approximately 300,000 km on it and still runs and rides well. There has been regular maintenance issues but nothing that has been costly to fix. I find that small issues with the beetle are the most frustrating. I have been having troubles with my turn signals for the past 3-4 years and no one s...

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