2000 Volkswagen Beetle Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Volkswagen Beetle

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle
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559
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1,168
2000 Volkswagen Beetle
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400
to $
655
2000 Volkswagen Beetle
$
827
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1,249
2000 Volkswagen Beetle
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886
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1,449
2000 Volkswagen Beetle
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315
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540

2000 Volkswagen Beetle Problems

Power Windows Fail More Often Than Manually Operated Window Cranks

One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.

Premature Head Light Bulb Burnout and Bulb Harness Failure is Common

One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure. Care should be taken to inspect the head light harness connector for damage when replacing bulbs. Damaged connectors should be replaced.

Flasher Relay Failure Can Cause Erratic Turn Signal Operation

Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle Questions

Anyone know where the transmission dipstick is n f there was ever a tranny recal (1 answer)

why is there a burnt rubber smell and Smoke coming from Under the hood (1 answer)

window fogs on the inside when it is moist outside, mildew develops inside (1 answer)

Is there a seal leak somewhere that is allowing moisture inside? I also noticed a puddle of water on the left passenger back side (actually large) after a heavy rain, all windows closed, sun roof closed, I had to use a shop vac but felt water in between the frame and the carpet. (I need to remove...

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle Recalls

Volkswagen Recalls 1998-2002 Models Due to Malfunctioning Brake Light Switch

Volkswagen has recalled certain 1999-2002 Jetta and 1998-2002 Beetle models because a brake light switch may malfunction if incorrectly installed during a safety recall. This can cause the brake lights to become inoperative or remain on. Dealers will install the newly designed brake light switch free of charge.

Recall 03V265000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BRAKE LAMP SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION.
Recall 02V244000
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." CHILD SEAT ANCHORAGES INSTALLED IN THE VEHICLE'S REAR SEATS MUST BE IDENTIFIED BY MARKINGS, AND THEIR LOCATION AND USE BE DESCRIBED IN THE OWNER'S MA...

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

I have had two 2000 beetles...they both were used when I got them. I always wanted one since I was little. The problem is they break down so much..and everything is so expensive to fix. Even replacing a headlight bulb is expensive. My second one is in the shop right now...I am praying it will last till Spring then I am buying a brand new car and not a Beetle...my husband said he would leave me ...
I bought my 2000 V/W beattle brand new but I had problems with it as soon as I put it on the road the coolong light come on have taking it to the dealer and so they said is fix that light is back on now I TOOK IT TO ATHENS V/W FOR OIL CHANGE THE CAR WAS GIVING ME PROBLEMS"after so many miles driven the car didn't want to start here comes and certified mechanic that my husband knows check the oi...
bought this car in 2004 with 36000 miles, have had nothing major go wrong except for headlights went out twice and needed cv joints after 206000 miles, the key to this car is to find a good NON dealership mechanic that will do the work reaonable and do regular oil changes and it will go forever,,,, love my car. cosmetically the interior is rather cheaply made , the plastic knobs will break afte...

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