Found this on another website. It is specific to a 2002 beetle but should work on 2004 model year. The process for changing the tail light bulbs for a 2002 New beetle in my case a TDI is relatively simple. To remove the lense and gain access to the bulbs you first need to release the lense holder from inside the trunk by completely unscrewing the large plastic wing nut that is under a round plastic
Im restoreing a 68 beetle and there are a plenty of places you can get parts. -www.chircoestore.com -www.vw-parts-direct.com i just ordered enough stuff from these two places to completely rebuild my rear brakes. hope this helps
Shanda let me know when you find out. alderete74yahoo.com Here are my circumstances I just bought a 2002 VW 1.8 Turbo Auto beetle76K . If I havent applied the brakes for a period of about 10 Min and then brake I get this strange noise from the rear of the car when I am almost at a complete stop. The noise sounds like a windshield wiper making a pass with no water on the windshield. It lasts about two
I owned a Fiero and the only recall Im aware of was from fires begun when oil leaks droped onto the exhaust from the rear that ran under the engine which was the case with the V6. The old volkswagen beetles had a problem with engine fires - a short hidden rubber gas line connnected the solid lines from the chassis to those on the engine platform. Right underneath that connection was an exhaust pipe.