761 days ago I've experienced the same issue. Especially when the car is warm And through the summer time. Jessica J. reported
754 days ago On my 4th melt down from the fuse box on my 99 beetle..no end in sight. any person Use a clue? Now my mechanic claims its the K wire require switching.
1535 times back My fiance was driving her new beetle when it caught fire previously right now. Hearth Section mentioned the source of the fireplace was the battery/fuse box locale David V. reported
1057 times in the past getting very same difficulty changed fuse box previous month now see its melting again .car or truck Give up when i was in still left hand change lane right now and put myself and newborn in danger'i will be contacting vw yet again tomarrow about obtaining the wire harness replaced.
1614 days back I've a 2009 vw jetta tdi that at first the head light blew out about every 3 months then over a six hour journey the head lights both equally went out during the night time experienced to receive motel with wife and a pair of Children looked on the net about fuse holed so i played With all the fuse with the headlights witch are under the hood bought it working about 6 months afterwards a lengthy vacation for the beach the two headlights and rear blinkers died played with fuses bought a person facet working now appropriate side is lifeless and the fuse holder is melted I'm now having to A switch fuse box and have it occur once more or B go ahead and take box a part and solder in jumper wires to a remote fuse holder for both sides.
848 times in the past I've a 2004 vw turbo convertible. Changing the fuse box now. The fans aren't approaching that will over heat engine. VW should take duty. Richard L. reported
1074 days back Have replaced the alternator twice, the fuse box now two times and nonetheless acquiring precisely the same problems! Car is not going to start when it happens, AC stops Performing. This is totally a weak connection! Make it right VW!! 03 VW Beetle Rebecca D. reported
1470 times in the past Very horrifying expertise travelling to JFK on July 18th,2014. It wasn't scary,,horrific. I had my vehicle well prepared for that trip...anything checked .Tires..oil..etc...Once we obtained nearer to NYC..the targeted traffic started to sluggish,,and finally gradual..turned to crawl...and so we did..many of the way to the Holland Tunnel. I'd seen that my temperature gauge began to surpass the normal marker...And that i smelled antifreeze...anything my car or truck never did before.Did not need to stress my sister and daughter so I turned off the air ..opened windows and turned the heat..which needless to say brought the temperature gauge all the way down to regular...and naturally my steps brought on a "whats happening response"?...I then educated them with regards to the temperature gauge considerations as I under no circumstances experienced an issue before so it absolutely was the only real solution taking into consideration our surroundings..the remarkable ammount of traffic. Our destination was to get at JFK for 9p.m...to fulfill up with national geographic pupil expedition group which was headed to Africa. Indeed this was my daughters vacation of a lifetime...getting won a complete scholarship to travel to Tanzania .Almost nothing might be avert her from generating this trip needless to say...aside from my motor vehicle...It was the excursion from you recognize where by.....A nightmare...bumper to bumper traffic...a thermostat that saved crawling up...opening windows..not surprisingly...besides the antifreeze odor..we ended up having fun with the overwhelming smells of exhaust and supercharged heat combined with sporadic wafts of some thing burning...obviously it could be us...we reasoned..then targeted visitors starts to pick up right in advance of we enter the holland tunnel...and it had been then that my jetta chose to completely loose ability..in the middle of steel mania...that has a clutch.I was wanting to downshift..etc...Terror..total terror..as autos and truck..buses had been blairing their horns...my daughters crying...frightened...no person would imagine inquiring if we would have liked assist...Then..miraculously..my automobile started off..jiggyjagged throughout the tunnel..trying to journey the clutch and accelertor..I realized something was reallly Incorrect....and I started to experience Unwell..and sad.
1179 times ago 2001 Turbo VW New Beetle in shop today Using the melted fuse box getting the most recent challenge. Initially (two months in the past) brought the vehicle in for "around heating". So far I have compensated 600+ bucks for gasket, hose(s), drinking water pump, timing belt. In minutes, in excess of warmth light-weight came on once again and brought it back again and obtained the coolant capped off.
1223 days back Exact difficulty in Phoenix, AZ that has a 2005 Audi TT that utilizes the same fuse box ontop of your battery. Evidence of a little electrical hearth under the lid. This naturally, just after buying a new battery in addition to a new alternator.
1121 times back I've had a similar issue with my 2004 beetle the fuse box and fuses melting, this might have brought about a hearth and most probably a lot more electrical challenges to come.
My auto isn't really Harmless to push but it's the only real motor vehicle I have and I can not afford a fresh to me automobile. I've almost been involved in two motor vehicle wrecks since my car would shut off happening the news freeway. This is not awesome. Robert A. stated
1067 days in the past I'm going through the same point While using the melted fuse box mine. I'm going to alter the fuse box and also the alternator harness because that where the melting has transpired that is the thick black cable. I also hope my alternator isn't really creating the situation way too. Julie B. stated
761 times ago I've experienced a similar trouble. Especially when the car is warm and during the summertime. Jessica J. claimed