2001 Volkswagen Beetle Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Volkswagen Beetle
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle ProblemsPower 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.
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.
Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.
2001 Volkswagen Beetle QuestionsWould replacing a battery cause a head gasket to blow? Or cause overheating? (1 answer)
2001 Volkswagen Beetle RecallsRecall 07V063000
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.