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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Volkswagen -> Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> A/C & Heater System Troubleshooting -> Compressor Clutch Does Not Engage -> Fresh Air Cannot Be Adjusted -> Fresh Air Cannot Be Turned Off -> Insufficient Cooling -> Insufficient Or No Heat -> Intermittent Cooling -> No Cooling -> Noisy Compressor -> Water Spraying From Panel Vents -> Windshield Does Not Clear
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

Compressor Clutch Does Not Engage

  • Inspect condition of A/C system wires, connections and fuses.
  • Inspect A/C compressor drive belt for wear or improper tension.
  • Start engine, then turn A/C On.
  • Briefly connect both blue wires (terminal Nos. 1 and 2) on A/C pressure switch using a suitable jumper wire. Do not jump terminals longer than required. Damage will occur to clutch and A/C system.
  • If A/C compressor clutch engages, system is low on refrigerant.

Insufficient Cooling

  • Inspect air distribution system...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Brake Service -> Shoes, Replace -> Wheel Cylinder Overhaul
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8 L4 GAS

Shoes, Replace

Failure to follow outlined procedures may lead to a reduction in parking brake efficiency.

  • Remove one wheel bolt, then push self adjusting wedge upwards with a suitable screwdriver through wheel bolt hole to back off brake shoes, Fig. .
  • Install wheel bolt and tighten to specifications, then remove grease cap with puller tool No. VW 637/2, or equivalent.
  • Remove cotter pin and axle nut, then pull off brake drum.
  • Remove spring retainer by pressing it against spring and turning 1/4 turn.
  • Disconnect brake shoes from anchor pins, then remove return spring.
  • Disconnect parking br...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Volkswagen -> Component Locations -> 1999-06 1.9L Volkswagen Turbo Diesel Engine
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.9 L4 DIESEL

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Remove drive axle retaining nut while vehicle is still on ground.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel.
  • Remove noise insulator panel retainers, then insulators.
  • Mark position of bolts attaching ball joints to control arms, then remove bolts and separate ball joint from control arm. Discard bolts.
  • Remove drive axle to transaxle drive flange attaching bolts.
  • Mount a suitable puller tool onto hub assembly and press axle shaft out of hub. Do not flex CV or tripod joints more than 25° from their original angles.
  • On models equipped with automatic transaxle,remove pen...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect wiring connectors from alternator.
  • Remove serpentine drive belt, using a suitable removal tool.
  • Remove alternator mounting bolts, then the alternator.
  • Remove serpen...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Volkswagen -> 1998-2009 New Beetle
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.9 L4 DIESEL

On 1998-2003 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 10,000 miles.

On 2004-06 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 20,000 miles.

On 2007-08 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 40,000 miles. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal.

On 2009 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 20,000 miles. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal.

  • Disconnect and isolate the battery ground cable.
  • Push the instrument panel center c...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Volkswagen -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.9 L4 DIESEL

If the Air Bag warning lamp lights and stays on, diagnosis and ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.9 L4 DIESEL

  • Drain coolant into suitable container, then remove front bumper.
  • Remove radiator hoses from radiator.
  • Disconnect thermo switch and radiator fan electrical connectors.
  • Remove tensioning e...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Loosen power steering pump adjustment bolts, then remove Belt.
  • Mark running direction of serpentine drive belt if it is to be reused.
  • Insert suitable tens...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2001 Volkswagen Beetle cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Motronic Engine Control Module Power Supply Relay Diagram for 2001 Volkswagen Beetle  2.0 L4 GASMotronic Engine Control Module Power Supply Relay Diagram for 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Motronic Engine Control Module Power Supply Relay
  • J271
  • Ignition Coil Diagram for 2001 Volkswagen Beetle  1.8 L4 GASIgnition Coil Diagram for 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Coil
  • N152
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2001 Volkswagen Beetle cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2001 Volkswagen Beetle  2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Load Reduction Relay
  • Battery
  • Starter
  • Generator
  • Voltage Regulator
  • 2001 Volkswagen Beetle  1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Washer Nozzle Heater
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2001 Volkswagen Beetle cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Radio, Entering and Retrieving Anti-Theft (SAFE) Code
    Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
  • Document: Radio Coding - Auxiliary Jack, iPod Inop After Radio Replacement
    Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2001 Volkswagen Beetle cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2001 Volkswagen Beetle cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2001 Volkswagen Beetle cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2001 Volkswagen Beetle cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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