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Volkswagen New Beetle
Service Manual:
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001,
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006,
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

including Convertible

by Bentley Publishers

Hardcover, 8 3/8 in. x 11 in.
1664 pages
2647 photos, illustrations and diagrams
ISBN-13: 978-0-8376-1640-7
Price: $149.95

Volkswagen New Beetle Repair Information

The Volkswagen New Beetle Service Manual: 1998-2010 contains in-depth maintenance, service and repair information for Volkswagen New Beetle models from 1998 to 2010. Service to Volkswagen owners is of top priority to the Volkswagen organization and has always included the continuing development and introduction of new and expanded services. Whether you're a professional or a do-it-yourself Volkswagen owner, this manual will help you understand, care for, and repair your Volkswagen.

Click here to view a excerpt from the maintenance section of this New Beetle repair manual, showing how to replace the spark plugs on the 2.5L engine.

Although the do-it-yourself Volkswagen owner will find this manual indispensable as a source of theory of operation and step-by-step maintenance and repair information, the Volkswagen owner who has no intention of working on his or her car will find that reading and owning this manual will make it possible to discuss repairs more intelligently with a professional technician.

Engines covered:

  • 1.8L turbo gasoline (engine code: APH, AWV, AWP, BKF, BNU)
  • 1.9L TDI diesel (engine code: ALH, BEW)
  • 2.0L gasoline (engine code: AEG, AVH, AZG, BDC, BEV, BGD)
  • 2.5L gasoline (engine code: BPR, BPS)

Transmissions covered:

  • 02J 5-speed manual
  • 02M 5- and 6-speed manual
  • 0A4 5-speed manual
  • 01M 4-speed automatic
  • 09G 6-speed automatic
  • 02E 6-speed direct shift gearbox (DSG)

Technical features:

  • Maintenance procedures for everything from routine oil changes to replacing key battery in remote control. This manual tells you what to do and how and when to do it.
  • Engine and cylinder head service, repair and reconditioning, including camshaft timing belt replacement.
  • Explanation of Motronic 5.9.2, ME7 and Diesel Turbo Direct Injection (TDI) engine management systems.
  • Emission control tests, repairs and adjustments, including Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) and Secondary Air Injection (AIR) system.
  • Drivetrain maintenance, troubleshooting, adjustment and repair, including hydraulic clutch, gearshift linkage, and drive axles.
  • Suspension component replacement, including front struts, rear shocks, rear coil springs, and wheel bearing/hub units.
  • Coverage of ABS/EDL/ASR/ESP brake and drivetrain systems.
  • Heating and air conditioning repair, including A/C component replacement.
  • Body adjustment and repairs, including front and rear clip removal and installation.
  • Wiring schematics, fuse/relay locations and a general explanation of electrical circuitry.
  • Comprehensive Volkswagen factory tolerances, wear limits, adjustments, and tightening torques that you've come to expect from Bentley manuals.

Additional technical content

For additional technical content for the 1998 through 2010 Volkswagen New Beetle models, visit our online technical library by clicking below.

Online Technical Library
New Beetle 1998-2010,
New Beetle Convertible 2003-2010

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Watch short technical videos, including this one illustrating how to remove and adjust the rear power window regulator in a VW New Beetle Convertible.
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Volkswagen New Beetle
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03 Maintenance
See how to perform routine maintenance procedures, such as checking fluids.
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50 Body-Front
Fully detailed exploded views including front body assembly.
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EWD Electrical Wiring Diagrams
Comprehensive electrical wiring diagrams.
VW New Beetle Service Manual 98-10
VW New Beetle Service Manual 98-10
Wholesale Case Quantity: 1
BSIN: VB10
ISBN: 0-8376-1640-9 (ISBN-10)
ISBN: 978-0-8376-1640-7 (ISBN-13)
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