One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle
2002 Volkswagen Beetle Problems
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.
Due to an ignition component and/or engine coolant temperature sensor failure, the Check Engine Light may illuminate. Replacement of the failed component will be necessary to correct this concern.
Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.
The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.
2002 Volkswagen Beetle Recalls (Recent)
Summary: ON SOME PASSENGER VEHICLES, SHORT CIRCUITS CAN OCCUR WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT OF THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS).Learn more »
Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER, WAGON, AND CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH OR WITHOUT CRUISE CONTROL, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION IF IT WAS INSTALLED INCORRECTLY.Learn more »
RepairPal Expert Overview:
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.
2002 Volkswagen Beetle Questions and Answers
i have this 2002 bettle and im having problems with tthe ligths, dash board, back lights, trunk, is crazy, all the electrical things not working, what i can do?
im having too many problems with this junk, brakes, electrical, windows,trunk. what is wrong with this cars?
I have a 2002 Beetle and I would like to install a new speedometer which show KM & MPH at the same time. I have the part but I need to replace the old one. Could you tell me how could I manage ...
why does back of car flood when it rains?? floor is soaking wet. hubby checked for clogs in sunroof but didnt see anything. VW mechanic said would cost too much to take everything apart to check...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews
my ac is not cooling but the compressor is running i had the refridgeant checked it is full but the guy said that it was the compressor even thou it is running he said the the pressure should be level in the compressor but it is kicking in an when iwas looking on line for prices for a compressor it said the the compressor for a vw beetle has low pressure on one side n high pressure on the other so now i'm confused.the ac worked one day n the next it didn't anybody have any answers