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I personally have used shell rotella 5w40 and nothing else since 2001. You can find it at almost any wal-mart, and napa can get it for you. Recommended viscosity is 5w40, with a commercial rating (ch, ci, cj...) and turbo approved.

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Check engine light came on 2002 vw turbo diesel beetle?


well first off you need to have the codes checked and go from there there are many reasons that can cause the engine light to come on. when you find what codes are stored in it you can go from there. as for the turn signals most of th time i replace the emergency flasher switch. but it wouldnt hurt to check the fuses first.

Oct 04, 2012 | 2002 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S

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My 2002 vw jetta diesel tdi had a recent oil change and I just checked the oil and it is way high. If I drive it will it mess the car up? I have driven it already but I'm really worried.


If it is grossly overfilled it can damage the engine as well as **** oil into the air cleaner and then the engine, on a diesel this can cause a run away engine because a diesel will burn the oil like fuel.

Jun 13, 2011 | 2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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What grade of synthetic oil does my 2003 vw new beetle take


IF YOU HAS GAS ENGINE USE API CERTIFIED FOR GAS ENGINES USE 5W 30 FOR COLD WEATHER. YOU CAN USE 5W 40 FOR WARM AND HOT CLIMATE. FOR DIESEL ENGINE YOU NEED API SERVICE CF4 OR CG4 USE MOBILE 1 OIL 5W 30 COLD WEATHER AND 5W 40 FOR HOT CLIMATES ALSO CHECK IN OWNERS MANUAL.TO BE ON THE SAFE SIDE OR ASK THE AUTO PARTS SALESPERSON TO LOOK UP TYPE OF OIL YOU SHOULD USE TO KEEP FROM DAMAGING THE ENGINE IF YOU HAVE TURBOCHARGER.

Apr 12, 2011 | 2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible

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What oil do I use in a 1998 vw beetle?


what engine do you have? Gas? Diesel? VW takes special oil. its all listed in the owners manual. Most MOBIL1 products are ok if they meet the spec. It will say something like VW 500.00 or VW502.00 for gas models.

Nov 10, 2010 | 1998 Volkswagen Beetle

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What kind of oil is best for my bug. It has 114 thousand miles on it


For VW gasoline or diesel engines it is recommended to use 5w-30 SYNTHETIC, but needs to meet the VW standard 50200-50500 (most if not all Mobile 1 oils do).

Oct 06, 2010 | 2001 Volkswagen Beetle

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Do I need any special tools or wedge to change a timing belt for 2001 tdi jetta diesel.


Timing Belt Spanner Wrench
AST tool# H 2587-1

- Used for the Adjustment of the Timing Belt
- Applicable to 2004-2005 VW Golf, Jetta Pump Duse and 2002-2005 Audi 3.0 V6

Used for the adjustment of the timing belt.

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Timing Belt Spanner Wrench
AST tool# H 2587-2

- Used for Adjusting the Timing Belt Tension
  • Applicable to 1999 and later VW Golf and Jetta, Passat and 1999-2003 VW Beetle with 2.0L Gas Engine and 1.9L T.D.I. Diesel Engine
Used for adjusting the timing belt tension and is comparable to VW tool# T10020. Applicable to 1999 and later VW Golf and Jetta, and 1999-2003 VW Beetle with 2.0L gas engine and 1.9L T.D.I. diesel engine.

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Jul 02, 2010 | 2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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2002 diesel beetle starts and runs rough, as it begins to smooth out the car quits. had to tow it home.


check cold start valve. or your diesel ignitor switch(let a dealer or a VW shop fix this one-trust me on this)

Sep 07, 2009 | 2000 Volkswagen Beetle

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My 2002 Bettle TDI has very black oil after 5000 km Why?


City driving is about the hardest thing you can do to engine oil. If your primary driving is city driving it would be advisible to cut the oil change duration by a third to help keep it clean.

Jul 06, 2009 | 2002 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S

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My 2002 vw turbo beetle cut off while driving.


this is not good; you probably ran the turbo bearings dry and they have seized try to loosen the turbo by removing it breaking it loose and lubricating the bearings if they are still good or, find another one at the junkyard

Apr 22, 2009 | 2002 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S

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Replacing oil pan


not that hard,just the 4 bolts at the flywheel end can be painfull,there is a cut out in the flywheel to make it easier you will have to turn the engine over by hand to find them,use the proper vw sealant or you will have oil leaks,it aint cheap but its a lot cheaper than doing it again.......

Nov 09, 2008 | 2003 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

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