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Volkswagen New Beetle / Cabrio Application Chart
Updated 7 Sep. 2010
 

Years (US) and Model Name

1998-2010  New Beetle including New Beetle convertible

1995-2003 Cabrio

Platform

A4

A3

Chassis Code (Check the 7th and 8th digits of the VIN Number) 1C/1Y/AG/AL 1E/1V
Model Years (non-US) 1998+ 1995-2003
     
Which Interface to Buy? HEX-USB+CAN (USB)
HEX-COM+CAN (Serial)
KII-USB (USB)
Micro-CAN (Will not work!)

From MY2008+, a CAN Interface is required for Generic OBD-II only, normal VAG-COM functions still use k-line.

HEX-USB+CAN (USB)
HEX-COM+CAN (Serial)
KII-USB (USB)
Micro-CAN (Will not work!)
Module ID & Name    

01
Engine

Y

Y

02
Auto Trans

Y (If equipped)

Y (If equipped)

03
ABS Brakes

Y (KWP-2000 from 2001.5 onward)

Y (If equipped)

08
HVAC

Y (If equipped)

N

15
Airbags

Y

Y

17
Instruments

Y

N

19
CAN Gateway

Y (If equipped)

N

22
All Wheel Drive

Y (If equipped, non-US only)

N

25
Immobilizer

Y (If equipped from 2000 US, integrated with cluster in address 17)

Y (If equipped, 2000+ US, earlier rest-of-world)

26
Auto Roof

Y (If equipped)

N

33
Generic OBD-II

Y (k-line from 1998-2007, CAN-Bus from 2008 onward)

Y (starting in 1996)

35
Central Locks

Y (If equipped with manual crank windows)

Y (If equipped)

37
Navigation

Y (If equipped, non-US only)

N

46
Central Convenience

Y (If equipped with power windows)

N

54
Rear Spoiler

Y (If equipped, 1.8T only)

N

55
Headlight Range

Y (If equipped with factory Xenon HID, non-US only)

N

56
Radio

Y

Y (as of 1998.5 onward)

75
Telematics

Y (If equipped, non-US only) N
     
Diagnostic Port Location Under Dash Above Ashtray
-or-
Next to Ashtray
-or-
Under Dash
Bentley CD Available? Yes (US/Canadian models only) Yes (US/Canadian models only)
Where can I find information on this vehicle? See the New Beetle Wiki Page
Also: Our MkIV Info Page
See the 1H/A3 Golf III Wiki Page
Y = Control Module is capable of Rapid Data Transfer (i.e. it "talks" to VAG-COM)
N = Control Module (if it exists) is not capable of Rapid Data Transfer
KWP-2000 = Control Module communicates using the new KWP-2000 Protocol (Otherwise, KWP-1281)
2nd K-wire = Control Module may exist on the 2nd K-wire (needs a Dual-K compatible interface)
CAN = Uses Controller Area Network diagnostics, requires a CAN Interface

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