Question about 1999 Volkswagen Beetle

1 Answer

Coolant light flashes red - 1999 Volkswagen Beetle

Posted by Anonymous on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 734 Answers

Coolant level is low?

Posted on May 19, 2014

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Red coolant light blinking!!!


Might be the water pump! Take it back and tell them they need to do it right.

Mar 21, 2014 | Volkswagen Beetle Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

1999 VW Cabrio dash light


Obviously it's temperature gauge light. Check for coolant level first. Then check for coolant leak. If coolant is leaking out of your car, the lower coolant levels in your engine will cause it to overheat. If you have your heater on and it starts blowing hot air instead of cool, your engine is low on coolant. This will cause to flash a warning light on your car's dashboard.

Jun 10, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have a porsche boxster type s. Just a few hours ago a red light started flashing on the coolant gauge. The coolant needle was never at the highest temp. The red flashing light just started flashing. I...


I've had this happen on my Boxster as well. Couple of things to look (and smell) for:
Leaks, look around the water pump under the engine, around of the rear firewall (between the trunk and the engine compartment) and the trunk. You can usally smell the coolant. The coolant tanks are notorious for cracking and leaking.

Air in the coolant system. The coolant has to run the length of the car from the trunk to the engine to the radiators in front of the front wheels and back again. If there is air in the system it will cause the car to run hot. A mechanic can bleed the system with a vacuum or you can do it the more tedious but cheaper way:
Turn on the heat on full
Add coolant to the full mark on the tank
Bring the car (engine) up to temperature by driving or idling. You want the thermostat to fully open.
Let the coolant come down in temperature in order to open the cap to the coolant tank without hurting yourself and fill the coolant tank to the full mark.
Go through this process repeatly unitl the coolant tank does not need refilling. There are several articles on the Boxster forums.

Aug 10, 2017 | Porsche Boxster Cars & Trucks

3 Answers

Ford galaxy 1996 v6 ghia x warning light at temp gauge flashes all the time


If this is a red flashing light beneath the temperature guage it means that you do not have enough coolant. Top up the large white ball shaped reservior at the right hand side of the engine compartment just behind the battery.

Oct 28, 2009 | 2006 Ford Laser

2 Answers

Temp light


well blue is OK when thermostat opens it should go off this means the car is at operating temp as long you do not have orange or red temp light should be OK hope this helps

Sep 18, 2009 | 2000 Volkswagen Beetle

1 Answer

An icon came up and i dont know what it means


That is your coolant light. When the coolant is cold (car is cold) it is blue for a moment then goes out.
When the coolant is too hot, it is red.
When it flashes, you are low on coolant. Check the coolant tank level (it is the big ball shaped reservoir) and make sure you are within the operating level (about half way up, there are marks indicating proper level)

Sep 13, 2009 | 2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible

1 Answer

Temperature light is flashing red, coolant is


fan relay is under the frame on the left by the fans. but most likely the fans themselves have gone bad check the fuse panel on top of the battery see if it is burned or blown fuse this is caused by the fans going from stop to high speed to many times. you will flat 40 or 50 amp flat blade fuse and both fans sorry for bad news

Sep 01, 2009 | 2001 Volkswagen Beetle

1 Answer

2000 volkswagen beetle


From what i read, the flashing temp light means the coolant level is low. Check your coolant reservoir. See this webpage for more information:
http://www.newbeetle.org/forums/showthread.php?t=31569&highlight=flashing+temp+light

Nov 20, 2008 | 2000 Volkswagen Beetle

Not finding what you are looking for?
1999 Volkswagen Beetle Logo

24 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Volkswagen Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22326 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

78238 Answers

Jeffrey Turcotte
Jeffrey Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8836 Answers

Are you a Volkswagen Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...