2009 Volkswagen Beetle Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Volkswagen Beetle

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.

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.

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My check engine light came on with the code P2181. The guy who checked it out said to check the coolant level and he turned the light off. When I checked the coolant level, its fine. It's not below the minimum line at all. Could the problem have anything to do with my transmission? Because I ...

When I push the button on the key fob, there is no click or release of latch for the trunk. Neither is there when I use the release on the inside of the car. We have crawled in the trunk via the back seat and cant seem to find a handle or lever to manually open the trunk. Nor is there a place to ...

my windows on 2009 vw beetle hatch back both quit working at the same time checked fuses and breakers even door switches still don't work

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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.

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Purchased VW Beetle for highway miles commute. Two new AC units under previously purchased warranty (but one dealer said he didn't honor warranty). In 5 times for headlight repair/replacement that cost me time and money. Now clicking on left side of engine block after spark plugs replaced. Have 90,000 miles and otherwise rides great even in snow. Michelin tires are the best for this sweet car

I love my little Beetle. She is perfect for me. I've never had a bit of trouble with her. She is by far the best car I've ever had.

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