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Bought vw beetle from florida driving in indiana heater not good

Is the thermostate different if car is built in a warm state verses a cold state

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No i would check your fluid levels and make sure coolant is topped off if its not low it coud be the blower fan

Posted on Oct 29, 2012

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SOURCE: 2003 VW Beetle with Automatic Transmission issue

I would probably begin by servicing the trans if it is time. try the obvious stuff first like trans fluid level, and there is a screen in there that filters the fluid if it needs to be changed it can make the trans act funny. Any oil change place should do it at a reasonable price. Hope this helps

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SOURCE: setting idle speed on a 2001 vw beetle 2.0-

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SOURCE: 2001 VW Passat

Ok, have your coolind system backflushed. Your heater core could be clogged. This could have been caused in using the wrong antifreeze system or mixing the green with the vw g-12 antifreeze. This could ran you about $110 to 150 dollars at a radiator shop...stay away from the Jidffy lube or oil doctor's . This could be your cheaper alternative to solution to your problem..good luck..

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SOURCE: 2000 VW Beetle 2.0L the air conditioner was

at idle most a/c get warmer as they are not under load to circulate the freon at a rapid pace
changing the dryer is wasting your money won't change anything sounds to me as if there might be a vapour lock in the system. run the car for a week with a/c on max to fully circulate freon to see if the problem goes away if not go back to the shot tell them to check system with gauges on the high and low side to make sure that it infact is properly charged with the right amount and temp.
42-54 degrees is good

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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Heater not heating well car


chk your coolant level. If it is low your heat wont work very well if really low it wont work at all. You could still have enough to not over heat and still be low.

Oct 29, 2012 | 2000 Volkswagen Beetle

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Where is the the thermostat on a 2.0 , 2000 vw beetle ? Thank you


First time you might check the thermostat operating.

Heed of antifreeze coolant temperature!!!


The thermostat location for 2000 VW Beetle 2.0L is on back of the alternator at the bottom side of the bracket.

IMPORTANT NOTE: It is NOT necessary to replace the alternator if you want to change the thermostat !!!

Thermostat checking:
1. Cold engine. Start up the engine and watch of the water temp indicator. After first value 60 Celsius Degree you still warm up the engine until the lifter (pointer) reach 80 C deg. (second mark after 60 C deg.). At this time you let engine running at idle speed and check with your hand the thermostat plastic housing and hose temperature in bottom left side of the engine. Heed of alternator driving belt and ventilator fan !!!
2. If the thermostat is good the hose must be cold until the water temp indicator reach almost 90 C deg.
3. The thermostat opening temperature is 87 C deg.
4. If the hose is already warm the thermostat is out of order.

Thermostat location, Part number: 050 121 113 C, in german - "Kuehlregle".

Remark: 87 ... 102 Celsius deg.
Price around $35:

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Important note: Always replace the thermostat seal, position 7 in the above picture.

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2001 VW Passat


Ok, have your coolind system backflushed. Your heater core could be clogged. This could have been caused in using the wrong antifreeze system or mixing the green with the vw g-12 antifreeze. This could ran you about $110 to 150 dollars at a radiator shop...stay away from the Jidffy lube or oil doctor's . This could be your cheaper alternative to solution to your problem..good luck..

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