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 ProblemsPremature Head Light Bulb Burnout and Bulb Harness Failure is Common
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.
Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.
The engine may develop an overheating condition due to a damaged water pump impeller. Our technicians tell us the repair should include replacement of the water pump, thermostat, and flushing the cooling system.
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.