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#101 of 146 problem with my security system
Apr 13, 2010 (7:35 pm)
I have a 99 bug, and when i lock it, 9 times out of 10, i cant unlock it. The door will unlock, but the standard security system wont shut off, so when i put the key in the ignition the alarm goes off, i mean, there have been days that i just cant drive my car because the feature wont shut off. Someone suggested I get my battery checked, i did, and its fine. its annoying as hell! fix it!
#102 of 146 Re: problem with my security system [sophiebug]
Apr 28, 2010 (11:51 am)
have you replaced the batteries in the key?
I have similar problem: mangled switch in key sender drained key's battery.
Now replaced battery and disabled alarm, but car still won't start.
May 18, 2010 (6:58 pm)
I have a 2002 vw beetle and my fog lights stopped working recently. I tried replacing the bulbs but they are still not working. I also tried the fuse and fuse is good. The switch inside the car also shows that they are on when i turn the switch to turn them on but they are not working. Has this happened to anyone else? Does anyone know what could be wrong?
#104 of 146 Re: Battery will not stay charged [john_from_ca]
May 18, 2010 (7:00 pm)
It can be one of two things. First you might have a short in your electrical system or two (which was what happened to my bug) the wires that go from your batterie in to the power supply may be lose causing you to randomly lose power.
#105 of 146 Re: problem with my security system [sophiebug]
May 18, 2010 (7:04 pm)
That happened to me about a year ago and i called the dealer the guy told me that whenever that happens you have to reset the alarm system. I dont know if it works the same for a 99 bug i have an 02 but just manually unlock and lock the car with your key, repeat 3 times and then you should be good. It worked for me and it hasnt happened since. Hope this helps.
#106 of 146 eletrical problems
May 28, 2010 (10:50 am)
i just bought a used 2001 vw bug. and the other day my wipers, lights, a/c and just stopped working. i checked all the fuses and none are blown. could anyone please help me. i need to know where else to look! thank you
#107 of 146 Electrical problems with 1999 1.8T Beetle
Jun 02, 2010 (6:04 pm)
Need to know the fix (relay?) for headlight,windshield wiper motor/fluid,driving lights,fog lights,defrost,a/c heater blower moter,horn, and turn signals not working! Have checked all fuses and breakers, and battery conections. Someone out ther knows the answer please help!!!!
#108 of 146 Re: 2003 Turbo Dimming Headlights [ccardamone]
Jun 13, 2010 (10:17 am)
Hi there, I know your post is old but we are having problems with a headlight randomly dimming in our 1005 beetle turbo. Have called the dealer and they have never heard of the problem. When we had the car in to two other places it didn't replicate the problem. Any luck finding out the cause?
#109 of 146 Re: 2003 Turbo Dimming Headlights [pam41]
Jun 13, 2010 (8:55 pm)
it sounds to me that you might have a problem with a loose ground on those lights or loose connection.
#110 of 146 Headlight Buzzer
Jun 14, 2010 (9:13 am)
I just bought a 05 Bug every time I turn on the headlights the buzzer will not go off. Can anyone help me?