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2000 Volkswagen New Beetle repairs by problem area

Engine (40%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (12%)

Suspension and Steering (17%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (12%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (10%)

Chart based on 52 repairs.
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2000 Volkswagen New Beetle repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (9%)

$100 - $499 (28%)

< $100 (56%)

Chart based on 43 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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2000 Volkswagen New Beetle

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Volkswagen New Beetle in Florida, United States
Mar 2012 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

151000 mi

US $16
Wiper wash plastic hose disintegrated from the washer pump to the hood hinge. Replaced same with 3/16" rubber hose from pump to washer nozzles. Mounted same to chassis using electrical tie-wraps. 
Volkswagen New Beetle in Kansas, United States
Feb 2013 - Mar 2013
Mar 2013

90000 mi

US $1000
Volkswagen New Beetle in Maryland, United States
Jun 2010 - Jan 2011
Oct 2010

133300 mi

US $200
CV axle 

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2000 Volkswagen New Beetle 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 90hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen New Beetle in Nova Scotia, Canada
Mar 2013 - Apr 2014
Jul 2013

192800 mi

C $500
replaced pads, rotors, calipers 
Volkswagen New Beetle in New Hampshire, United States
Jun 2003 - Sep 2017
Oct 2003

110000 mi

US $16
107 relay 
Dec 2010

273000 mi

US $123
MAF replacement replaced clutch MAF replacement 
Feb 2011

276000 mi

US $18
glow plug replaced glow plug replaced 
Aug 2011

286124 mi

US $25
growling right front wheel bearing replace turbo VNT vacuum controller $99 replace right front wheel bearing 
Sep 2011

287000 mi

US $52
wheel sensor failed 
Oct 2011

288800 mi

US $72
failed EGR solenoid replaced 
Nov 2011

289000 mi

US $72
replaced N75 valve, regained full turbo function 
Dec 2011

293000 mi

US $31
remove and clean intake and EGR valve. 65% clogged from normal used over many miles replace both stabilizer bar links 
Mar 2012

299000 mi

US $144
right front inner tie rod end worn, replaced all 4 due to mileage on vehicle. 
May 2012

303700 mi

US $75
replaced left axle due to worn outer cv joint 
Jul 2012

307000 mi

US $589
replaced noisy dual mass flywheel 
Jan 2013

319000 mi

US $180
replaced starter 
Feb 2013

320500 mi

US $14
replace leaking vacuum pump oil seal, o-ring on CCV line and CCV diffuser grommet. 
Apr 2013

323800 mi

US $70
R/R caliper sticking, burned pad 
Jan 2014

322000 mi

US $108
replace broken right front spring 
Mar 2014

342000 mi

US $3
replaced small coolant hose from engine block/rear of head to coolant reservoir. noticed a small leak when cold and sitting overnight. problem would have eventually gotten worse as time went on. nipped it in the bud. 
Sep 2014

350000 mi

US $40
left front ABS sensor bad 
Nov 2014

351700 mi

US $79
Replaced the glow plug harness for the second time since new,and 1 glow plug. 
Sep 2015

370214 mi

US $75
Replaced N75 turbe control soenoid Replaced N75 turbo control solenoid original regulator: replaced passenger window cables and connectors. 
Mar 2016

381000 mi

US $34
repaired rear caliper slide, replaced warrantied life time pads and bought 2 rotors 
Aug 2017

401000 mi

US $175
Removed sagging headliner and brought to uphostry shop for replacement. Reinstalled the new headliner. 
Sep 2017

402000 mi
Replace sticking right rear caliper under Auto Zone warranty. Also the pads were warranty. 
Volkswagen New Beetle in Minnesota, United States
Oct 2010 - Mar 2013
Oct 2012

155700 mi

US $354
Replaced glow plugs and brake sensor. 
Volkswagen New Beetle in Maryland, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2015
Jul 2010

172000 mi
Left fog lamp fell off. Put back with tiewraps. 
Feb 2011

176000 mi

US $700
Alternator bearing failed. replaced alternator (original). 
Apr 2011

177000 mi

US $250
original starter motor failed completely in garage, replaced there. 

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2000 Volkswagen New Beetle 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 150hp 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen New Beetle in Kansas, United States
Oct 2010 - Jan 2011
Nov 2010

201000 mi
Front wheel bearing bad due to incorrect axle nut being used. Replaced bearing and axle nut. Problem solved. 

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2000 Volkswagen New Beetle 2dr Hatch

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen New Beetle in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2012 - May 2014
Aug 2012

164100 mi

US $20
Faulty coolant temperature sensor caused check engine light to be on. Replaced sensor and problem fixed. 
Aug 2013

169000 mi

US $100
Replaced alternator & voltage regulator & 120 amp fuse 
Volkswagen New Beetle in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2010 - Dec 2013
Aug 2011

148700 mi

US $300
Check Engine light for "air flow problems"; Fix was replacement of damaged vacuum lines. 
Dec 2012

168000 mi

US $1510
Vapor canister purge solenoid. Oil leak repaired by replacing valve cover gaskets. Right inner tie-rod end replaced. Right Rear wheel bearing replaced 
Aug 2013

178200 mi

US $296
Overheating due to a coolant leak; mechanic replaced "thermostat gooseneck". 
Sep 2013

179000 mi

US $1600
Car was losing coolant and overheated. Replaced Water Pump and thermostat. Due to location of repaired parts, it was decided to go ahead and replace the timing belt and serpentine belt at the same time. 
Oct 2013

179000 mi
Determined that the head was faulty and was creating too much pressure in the coolant system, causing other parts to repeatedly fail. The cost of a head replacement is more than the car is worth, so I am giving up on it and getting a new car. 

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2000 Volkswagen New Beetle 2-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volkswagen New Beetle in New York, United States
Jul 2012 - Mar 2014
Aug 2013

124000 mi

US $755
Water pump Timing belt Head gasket All replaced 

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1999.5 Volkswagen New Beetle 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 90hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen New Beetle in Ohio, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2011
Oct 2010

138000 mi

US $470
#1 Hood pull release handle broke. #2 Gas cap door cable/solenoid replaced. 

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