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The 1998 version is based on the original Beetle but, in comparison with the old model of the vehicle, it is way more spacious and equipped with more advanced features.

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2005 Beetle trunk will not open

It will not open with the switch or remote

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I have the same problem. Mine is a 2003 New Beetle Convertible. I cannot access the trunk at all (remote or key). The opening through the backseat is too small to gain access. Latch is broken on trunk. No idea how to fix this without ripping out the latch and destroying the hatch.

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Hi,

The info in this link may be of interest

http://newbeetle.org/forums/new-beetle-c...

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Hi,

Thanks, I must have copied it wrong . It works now

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