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

Volkswagen -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Control Cable, Replace -> Cabrio -> Central Flap -> Eurovan -> Footwell & Defrost Control -> Footwell/Defrost -> Footwell/Defroster -> Footwell/Defroster Flap -> Golf, GTI & Jetta -> Main Shutoff Flap -> New Beetle -> Passat -> Temperature & Central Blend Door -> Temperature Control -> Temperature Control Flap
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

Always connect cables at control end first and ensure control is properly mounted before adjusting cable.

After cable installation, inspect for proper operation. Controls should move freely in each direction.

Cabrio

Main Shutoff Flap
  • Remove control panel as outlined under "Control Panel, Replace."
  • Remove lower dash insulator panels required to access control levers on air control box.
  • Remove cable clips from cable at both ends, then disconnect cable from levers at both ends.
  • Remove cable.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Anti-lock Brakes -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Bosch 5 -> Bosch 5.3 -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> ITT Mark 20 IE -> Testing -> Teves Type 04 -> Teves Type 20
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

The ABS control unit has a permanent fault memory. If fault conditions occur at electrically monitored sensors or components they are stored in memory.

Faults are stored with varying priorities. Solenoid faults have the highest priority and are displayed first. Faults which occur occasionally or sporadic faults have the lowest priority and are displayed last.

Do not drive vehicle with VAG 1551 or equivalent scan tool connected.

  • Connect a suitable scan tool to the Diagnostic Link Connector (DLC). Refer to Figs. through , for DLC locations and t...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Volkswagen -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Gasoline Engines -> Models w/Fitting Or Union Bolt Connection -> Models w/Fuel Hose Connection
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

Models w/Fuel Hose Connection

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveabilty symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while the vehicle relearns its adaptive strategy.

  • Obtain the vehicle owners radio theft protection code prior to disconnecting the battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  • On models equipped with underbody moun...

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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 2.0 L4 GAS

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

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8 L4 GAS

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

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.9 L4 DIESEL

  • Remove upper charge air pipe with connecting hose by removing bolt and releasing connector.
  • Mark direction of rotation of drive belt with chalk or felt pen if belt is to be reused.
  • Rotate drive bel...

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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+.

Alarm Horn Diagram for 2001 Volkswagen Beetle  2.0 L4 GASAlarm Horn Diagram for 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Alarm Horn
  • H8
  • Ignition Coil Diagram for 2001 Volkswagen Beetle  1.8 L4 GASIgnition Coil Diagram for 2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • N70
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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  1.9 L4 DIESEL Wiring Diagram2001 Volkswagen Beetle 1.9 L4 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Coolant Fan
  • A/C Clutch
  • Coolant FC Control Module
  • 2001 Volkswagen Beetle  2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Motronic Engine Control Module
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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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