2005 Volkswagen Beetle Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Volkswagen Beetle
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle ProblemsOdor from HVAC vents
A musty odor may be noted from the heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) system after sitting for two hours or more due to condensation in the heater case. Our technicians tell us that a cleaner is available for the heater case and the drain system should be checked for debris.
One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure. Care should be taken to inspect the head light harness connector for damage when replacing bulbs. Damaged connectors should be replaced.
One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.
2005 Volkswagen Beetle QuestionsSomethings keeps draining the battery in my car (1 answer)
When i start my car and drive it for a awhile and turn it off at nite i have to jump it off before it'll start.
When I turn the key, it "sputters". The dash lights come on, the digital clock comes on, the headlights come on.
The alternator is indicating that it is putting out enough voltage, and the battery is as well.
2005 Volkswagen Beetle RecallsRecall 07V063000
Some vehicles may have a high pressure diesel pump with an incorrect fastener, which may allow the fuel to leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may lead to a fire. Dealers will replace the diesel pump. The recall began February 8, 2005. The Volkswagen recall number is VY.