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2003 Volkswagen Beetle repairs by problem area

Chart based on 5 repairs.

2003 Volkswagen Beetle repair cost distribution

Chart based on 17 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle 2dr Hatch

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Beetle in Queretaro, Mexico
- Oct 2006
Oct 2006

36580 mi

$70
The LED/turning signal from the left rearview mirror was changed. 
Volkswagen Beetle in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2015 - Jul 2015
Jul 2015

180000 mi

US $700
Alternator replaced Front springs replaced 

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2003 Volkswagen Beetle 2dr Convertible

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volkswagen Beetle in Nebraska, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2015
Jun 2015

99000 mi

US $1300
CV axles had been replaced with aftermarket units. The retaining clip failed on one axle, causing it to slip out, and damage the splines in the transaxle. Stick with OEM parts. 

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2003 Volkswagen Beetle 2dr Convertible

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Beetle in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2015 - Jun 2015
May 2015

130160 mi

C $950
Convertible top, replace broken cables 

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2003 Volkswagen Beetle Repair Histories

30 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2003 Volkswagen Beetle. 6 of these members (20%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 5 repairs to 2003 Volkswagen Beetles--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2003 Volkswagen Beetle problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.