2004 Volkswagen Beetle Volkswagen Beetle 2004

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2004 Volkswagen Beetle repairs by problem area

Engine (20%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (20%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (20%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (40%)

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2004 Volkswagen Beetle repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (22%)

$500 - $999 (33%)

$100 - $499 (44%)

< $100 (0%)

Chart based on 9 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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2004 Volkswagen Beetle 2dr Convertible

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

Volkswagen Beetle in Louisiana, United States
- May 2013
Dec 2012

125000 mi

US $5
Several minor repairs: Rear marker bulb replaced; headlamp bulb replaced; broken washer hose spliced (v. brittle - will prob break again); some interior trim reattached. 
May 2013

128000 mi

US $1875
AC compressor trashed itself and filled system with metal fragments so most components had to be replaced, system flushed and refilled. Also driver's side fan was replaced because it had stopped working. 
Volkswagen Beetle in Florida, United States
- Oct 2011
Aug 2011

70000 mi
Convertible top repair 
Oct 2011

70000 mi
PRNDL switch repair Replace valve body 

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2004 Volkswagen Beetle Repair Histories

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