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2001 Volkswagen Beetle CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Volkswagen REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 2001 Volkswagen Beetle car and truck repair procedures including Volkswagen engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your Volkswagen Beetle automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

    Volkswagen -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Compressor, Replace -> 1.8L & 1.9L Engines -> 2.8L Engine -> Eurovan -> Except Eurovan & Passat -> Passat
    Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

    Except Eurovan & Passat

    Refer to Figs. through when servicing the A/C compressor.

    • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
    • Mark running direction, then remove accessory drive belts.
    • Remove alternator.
    • Remove power steering pump and alternator as required.
    • Disconnect A/C lines and electrical connectors.
    • Remove compressor mounting bolts, then the compressor.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
      • Do not use old O-rings. Always install new ones.
      • Charge system refrigerant as outlined...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Replacement -> Master Cylinder
    Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8 L4 GAS

    Master Cylinder

    • Siphon brake fluid from reservoir, then disconnect brake lines from master cylinder and electrical connectors from brake lamp switches.
    • Remove master cylinder to firewall or brake booster attaching nuts, then the master cylinder and se...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

    Volkswagen -> Component Locations -> 1985-06 Beetle, Cabrio, Corrado, EuroVan, Fox, Golf, GTI, Jetta, Passat (Less 2.8L V6), 1982-88 Quantum, 1980-91 Vanagon & 1989-92 Cabriolet w/Gasoline Engines
    Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

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

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8 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 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 pendu...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

    • Cut and discard cable ties used to secure wiring for starter.
    • Disconnect electrical connectors from solenoid.
    • Remove nut securing hose support bracket to starter.
    • Remove 12 mm bolt securing starter to engine support, if required.
    • Remove upper and lower starter mount...

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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 2.0 L4 GAS

    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

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
    • Reposition hose clamp at heater core and remove hose.
    • Reposition hose clamp at thermostat housing and remove hose.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedur...

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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+.

    ABS Control Module Diagram for 2001 Volkswagen Beetle  2.0 L4 GASABS Control Module Diagram for 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • ABS Control Module
  • J104
  • Igniter for Side Airbag, Passenger Side Diagram for 2001 Volkswagen Beetle  1.9 L4 DIESELIgniter for Side Airbag, Passenger Side Diagram for 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.9 L4 DIESEL

    Components on diagram:
  • Igniter For Side Airbag
  • N200
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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
  • Park/Neutral Position Relay
  • Horn Relay
  • Coolant Fan Relay
  • Fog Lamp Relay
  • 2001 Volkswagen Beetle  1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • ABS Control Module
  • Instrument Panel Light Dimmer Switch
  • Ignition/Starter Switch
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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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