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?
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle Question: why my car have too many electricalproblems?
spyder February 04, 2009, 16:23Journeyman
Sometimes something as simple as a poor ground connection at the area under the battery can cause seemingly constant or bizarre problems.
If you are so inclined clean and secure every connection particularly ground connections ( usually solid brown color wires ) you can get at under the hood , particularly at and under the battery.
I have resolved many ongoing stories like yours this way.
An additional thought would be to make sure any accessible electrical connectors are clean and tight !
Answer #2ArcticLotus December 09, 2009, 07:31Rookie
Ask a mechanic to check your Ignition Module.
My Beetle's turn signal was getting stuck.. click click stuck, when it was cold or when i hit a hard bump. About 2 weeks ago, they stopped working all together, but the hazard lights still worked. The headlights wouldn't come on, but the hazards still worked and the dash lights worked. New Ignition Module, poof, everything works!
My father told me, AFTER I bought my 2000 Beetle, that the wiring in beetles between 1999 to 2003 or so all were outsourced and the company was really shaudy. Expect more problems.