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Problematic bug, unhelpful dealers
By Trevor Hirst on
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2003 Volkswagen New Beetle GLS 2dr Convertible (2.0L 4cyl 5M)
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My bug has had many recurring problems from the day I took delivery. I have had problems with the roof mechanism, the rear lights (both turn signals and brake lights) and the passenger-side window, which shoots back down when the window is raised. I have asked VW to buy the car back as a lemon. I have taken the car to two dealers for warranty work, neither of whom are particularly helpful. I never got a call from the dealer advising me that an ordered part arrived - I always have to call them. When the car itself was on order it was the same. I not buy VW again.
Favorite Features
Attractive instrument panel, nice to have a convertible in the sunshine
Suggested Improvements
Better electrics needed!! The sound quality of the Monsoon Sound System is really poor and hissy (and why no CD player as standard - I mean, who wants a cassette player??)
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