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71 VW Super Beetle Difficult Steering

Where do I start in diagnosing difficult turning in the steering of my 71 Super Beetle? Any/ all possible problems to investigate is appreciated. Thanks.

Intermittent Knocking Noise

My 1978 VW Beetle convertible is making an intermittent knocking noise. At first it seemed to occur going around turns and it was subtle. Now, it appears to be happening more frequently on straight-...


1974 VW Super Beetle Windshield Washer Fluid Trouble

Hi all. I have recently bought a 1974 VW Super Beetle. I love the car, but have a couple of issues to sort out. Here is my most pressing issue : How do I pressurize the washer fluid tank when the pr...

Super Beetle Windshields

are all super beetle windshields the same

72 Super Beetle - Generator Light Is On But It Is Charging Normally.

1972 Super Beetle - was stored for 40 years. Got it running but the generator light is on constantly. A meter shows that the generator is charging the battery at 14 volts or more.

Trying To Get My Vw Started?

I have a 1971 vw super beetle! My question Is it cranks like it want to start but doesn’t! I was thinking it was the battery so got a new one an still the same thing! if the spark plugs are not on...

What Might Be Wrong With My 73 Super Beetle

so i just got a bug a little while ago but it had a rusty gas tank. it was running but i parked it till i could get the money to fix it. i recently fixed that but wasnt getting any spark. so i went ...

Carburetor Will Not Fill With Fuel.

I have a 71 VW Super Beetle with stock engine. My problem is my carburetor will not fill fuel bowl with gas. It is a new unit, I have replaced fuel pump and fuel tank. I have checked fuel line from ...


Volkswagen 1972 (1303) Super Beetle Dashboard Switches Installation

I have a 1972 (1303) volkswagen super beetle and I had some issues today with the wires for the back fog light so I pushed the fog switch out of the dashboard (I did this by holding in the upper and...

I Change The Oil Pressure Sensor And My Light Came Again

Red oil pressure light came on again after changing the oil pressure sensor 2005 beetle 1.9 tdi


i started restoring a 1972 VW super beetle and was wondering if 1970 parts are compatible if any at all, thanks!


72 Volkswagen Super Beetle

Someone told me we needed to replace the spark plugs in my car because it was chugging, losing power and backfiring. We never did because we weren't sure if it was the fuel pump or the spark plugs...


72 Volkswagen Super Beetle

I'll be driving down the highway going 60 mph in 4th gear and all of a sudden my car will start chugging, shaking/bucking(like you dont know how to drive a stick), backfiring and loses power. It w...

I Need To Replace My Speedometer Cable On My 1975 Super Beetle. Do I Need B...


I have a 73 super beetle that the previous owner installed dual webers on. I have some put two new ones on it but when the engine gets warmed up it wants to rev high when I come to a stop. It w...

71 Super Beetle Blowing Fuse

My 71 Super is blowing fuse #12 Everytime I use the left turn signal and fuse #8(power from #30 on emergency flasher relay) Everytime I pull the emergency flasher. I have replaced the entire wirin...


My VW will turn over fine , but wont start. I have sprayed starting fluid, but nothing. I replaced coil and still nothing.No spark to center wire to ground.I get no voltage readings off the coil 1 to ...

How Much To Replace A Convertible Roof?

Someone is looking to sell a 1972 Volkswagen Beetle WITH NO ROOF for $5000? The car had been garaged and very little rust apparently, good condition, just no roof (was ripped). What would a roof r...

1974 Carb On A Super Beetle

I I'm getting fuel from where the fuel line connects to the throttle body there is a plunger type cylinder relay with 12 volts connection what is this part called and where can I purchase a new one...

Volkswagon Beetle Power Steering Leak?

I have a 1979 VW Super Beetle. I've noticed some leaking under the steering onto the floorboard. It is clearish pink. Is this power steering fluid? Seems to be coming from a small plastic hose u...

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