. The headlight washer hose runs from washer fluid reservoir to a plastic T fitting, which splits the feed between the two headlight washers. It will then pivit up and out. There can also be slight variances depending on the year of the Vehicles. Release them and gently pull the bumper off starting at the top. It may also be covered with dirt making it dificult to see as well. Only remove the circled one.
This may not be a bad idea since Classic green is always available at any store you go to even on a road trip in the middle of nowhere and is the cheapest of them all however, note the new replacement interval. It has the most distinctive and most recognizable features that it is impossible to forget its appearance in the showrooms. There is additionally a small square box atop the battery, this is a junction for a number of power cables, look for a small tab at the base of this box towards the windshield, depress it and slide the box towards the windshield and lift you don't have to disconnect any of the wires here. These hold the bumper to the bumper guard. All Car-Net features can also be administered by a smartphone app. Rear Bumper Remove the row of five bolts from the front edge of the rear bumper, just behind the rear tires, with a Phillips screwdriver. Any coolant, no matter what color or who made it, is just mainly ethylene glycol the main ingredient , water, corrosion inhibitors, lubricants, and buffers.
You can also use this article to remove the front grille. So I was forced to buy a full meter length at Fastenal and cut it to two 10-inch lengths. Start on the driver's side shown--again note the fender liner has been removed. Thanks for the information on this great site! Basically do the reverse to install the battery, be sure to connect the positive battery cable first. Use a scredriver to unhook the tab located at 1. All in all, if you are topping off the coolant in a 2002 vw Beetle I would use Dex-Cool based on equivalent chemistry, easy availability, and much better price.
I'm not sure about s14's but the procedure is most likely pretty similar. For such bumper that is more economical, it can contain reinforcements with the same impact-resistance features of other metal-made bumpers. Remove inboard and outboard bolts holding front bumper to frame. Note - they are at an angle to the bumper. It is a good idea to have the code for your radio handy which is sometimes needed when the battery is disconnected, although mine did not.
Another good tool to use is a ratchet wrench, since you have limited space and it can be a life saver. Place something underneath the bumper to rest it upon once it starts to come loose. As a bonus, I have a jar of 50% red-pink G12 and 50% orange Dex-Cool mixed together with some aluminum foil in it in my garage that's over a year old and no precipitate cloudiness , corrosion, or adverse reactions can be noted. The specific tasks may change, but the general procedures will remain the same. Pull the wheel liner down.
Plastic bumpers are made famous because of its practicality. The battery is located in the right front corner of the engine compartment facing the car. All Beetle gas engines can now run on E15 fuel, and higher trim levels get a backup camera. Because it is wider toward the front of the car, it interferes with the radiator support panel as you move it away from the car. And be carefull putting the bolt back in, if you drop it it will fall into a body cavity and never come out, Ive been driving without the bolt and never had a problem i years as the battery is very snug anyway.
It designed a radiator support panel that can be slid forward to provide many inches of clearance at the front of the engine compartment. Using your small screwdriver, flip that clip up so it's off of the plastic lever and place your wide screwdriver in the Y of the plastic, turn the large screwdriver to spread the Y off the pins that it is holding on to. Introduction Although the bumpers are slightly different in the Jetta vs. Release the inner wing protection panels both sides for access to fasteners. Figure 3 This view of the driver's side grille should give you an idea of the configuration of the clips on the back of the grille. My advice, therefore, is to have a drain pan handy.
You need to disconnect the hose in order to fully free the bumper. In addition I have topped off my wife's 2002 beetle with Dex-Cool over a year ago and 20,000 miles later, about the same time I made that jar, and everything is normal - the low coolant indicator light on the dash went off and nothing bad happened since. Remove the bolts connecting the bumper brace to the frame using a standard wrench. As with the original, production will be limited to 3,500 units; more than half are slated for the U. You will need two keys for this. It is located centerline behind the battery. Unscrew and remove the bolts connecting the bumper to the chassis using a Torx wrench.
Colgan Custom is credited with actually inventing the car bra over 50 years ago. This means that bumpers cannot extend its function in cases of severe and hard impacts. Be careful removing the last one, as the bumper will no longer be connected to the car, except for some wiring. All Car-Net features can also be administered by a smartphone app. The pictures you may find on the internet of corroded coolant lines were caused by mixing different coolant chemistries or are due to a poorly maintained coolant system. Figure 9 Here you can see that the bumper has cleared the black bumper support ram it's a tight fit in a slot in the aluminum part of the bumper--the same slot where the headlight washer hose fits.