2008 Volkswagen Beetle Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Volkswagen Beetle
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2008 Volkswagen Beetle ProblemsOdor from HVAC vents
A musty odor may be noted from the heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) system after sitting for two hours or more due to condensation in the heater case. Our technicians tell us that a cleaner is available for the heater case and the drain system should be checked for debris.
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.
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
2008 Volkswagen Beetle Questionshave replaced battery twice in last 4 months - goes dead - (2 answers)
The button started not working and I was using a tool to push to open, the it didn't work like that anymore. So recently I used a little screwdriver and it pushed inside and I can't get it out and it won't work. I'm sad I can't use my convertible top. Can someone help.
Cannot charge phone both plugs not working
2008 Volkswagen Beetle RecallsVolkswagen Recalls Certain 2006–2010 Models Due to a Possible Fuel Leak
Volkswagen is recalling certain 2007–2009 Jetta, Jetta Sportwagon, Golf, and Rabbit, as well as 2006–2010 Beetle and Beetle Convertible vehicles equipped with a 2.5L gasoline engine due to a possibly damaged fuel supply line. Under hood fasteners may chafe against the fuel supply line, resulting in a fuel leak. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire. Dealers will perform vehicle-appropriate inspections and repairs in order to protect the fuel supply line from chafing damage.
On certain vehicles, the incorrect adhesive may have been used to secure the roof spoiler to the rear glass. The spoiler could fall off without warning. This could cause injury to someone outside the vehicle or become an obstacle for other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the spoiler on affected vehicles. This recall is expected to begin on February 29, 2008. The Volkswagen recall number is 66D1.