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      Anyone remove a door panel yet?

      Has anyone removed their door trim panel yet? Just curious how the door panel comes off...
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      Good to know, but ridiculous...

      Just FYI- the doors must be CLOSED to see the odometer of the new Beetle and read the accumulated mileage. This mystified my dealer and the service department staff for about twenty minutes as they...
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      How nuch for the whole group of parts?

      How nuch for the whole group of parts?
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      Just checked the cabin air filter....

      ...and it was FULL of dirt, pieces of leaves, and bugs...at 9700 miles. Dealer says the Beetle's air intake system for the climate control is more prone to this than some other VW models. From now...
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      These are images for a typical 2.5 engine...

      These are images for a typical 2.5 engine cover-yours may differ slightly in exact appearance, but this communicates the general idea...
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      Figured out what I was doing wrong with the...

      Figured out what I was doing wrong with the images. You will also need to disconnect an electrical connector (item 1)-spring clamp is (item 2) screws are (item...
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      http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af333/a6m5zero...

      http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af333/a6m5zerosen/2009-10-10_193515_135086825.jpg
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      http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af333/a6m5zero...

      http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af333/a6m5zerosen/2009-10-10_193515_135086825.jpg[/IMG]"]http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af333/a6m5zerosen/2009-10-10_193403_box.jpghttp://i1021.photobucket.com...
    9. 2.5 liter air filter installation images

      http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af333/a6m5zerosen/2009-10-10_193140_filter.jpghttp://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af333/a6m5zerosen/2009-10-10_193515_135086825.jpg[IMG]http://i1021.photobucket.com...
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      i cannot attach them to this post (don't know...

      i cannot attach them to this post (don't know why), but I do have some scanned images from a VW service manual that illustrate this more clearly. If you give me an email address I'll be glad to send...
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      By the way, that is the correct part number...

      By the way, that is the correct part number filter for a 2.5-should be a long rectangular filter.
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      It's one of those things that proves the...

      It's one of those things that proves the experience is the best teacher. The first time I did one it took me about half an hour. The last time I did one-ten minutes tops. I do have a big toolbox...
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      My Beetle has the Fender system, and it sounded...

      My Beetle has the Fender system, and it sounded good, but i wasn't aware of just how good it was-until I went for a ride in another new Beetle with the regular sound system. No comparison-the Fender...
    14. Mine did this when it was brand new, and...

      Mine did this when it was brand new, and magically corrected itself after a few fillups.....Don't know exactly why, but I'm not going to look a gift horse in the mouth. Windows are maddening,...
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      If you do try to do it yourself, wait until the...

      If you do try to do it yourself, wait until the engine is cool. I always use a little silicone lube on the rubber grommets when reinstalling the cover-it helps it pop back into place.
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      I have done this exact installation on my 2012...

      I have done this exact installation on my 2012 2.5 and on my 2008 rabbit with a 2.5. It is not terribly difficult, but some degree of mechanical skill and some tools are required. The filter is...
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      Is yours a 2.5 or a 2.0?

      Is yours a 2.5 or a 2.0?
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      My windshield cracked when I hit a pothole. The...

      My windshield cracked when I hit a pothole. The first thing my service writer did was claim there must have been a rock chip or something. There was no chip visible, but they still refused to...
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      TheVWpartsstore.com offers a factory "basic...

      TheVWpartsstore.com offers a factory "basic alarm" upgrade kit for $200.00 that apparently utilizes the existing LED. Don't know what is involved in installing it...
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      Where did it crack?

      Where did it crack?
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