2006 Volkswagen Beetle Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Volkswagen Beetle

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2006 Volkswagen Beetle
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827
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1,242
2006 Volkswagen Beetle
$
178
to $
279
2006 Volkswagen Beetle
$
280
to $
535
2006 Volkswagen Beetle
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329
to $
557
2006 Volkswagen Beetle
$
445
to $
645

2006 Volkswagen Beetle Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Dirty/Failed Throttle Body

A dirty or failed throttle body can cause various drivability issues and illumination of the Check Engine Light.

Air Leaks And EVAP Faults Causing Check Engine Light

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because of evaporative (EVAP) emission failures and/or intake manifold vacuum leaks.

Mass Air Flow Sensor May Fail

The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.

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2006 Volkswagen Beetle Recalls

Volkswagen Recalls Certain 2006–2010 Models Due to a Possible Fuel Leak

Volkswagen is recalling certain 2007–2009 Jetta, Jetta Sportwagon, Golf, and Rabbit, as well as 2006–2010 Beetle and Beetle Convertible vehicles equipped with a 2.5L gasoline engine due to a possibly damaged fuel supply line. Under hood fasteners may chafe against the fuel supply line, resulting in a fuel leak. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire. Dealers will perform vehicle-appropriate inspections and repairs in order to protect the fuel supply line from chafing damage.

Recall 07V063000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER, WAGON, AND CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH OR WITHOUT CRUISE CONTROL, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION IF IT WAS INSTALLED INCORRECTLY.
Incorrect Tire Size on Tire Information Label

Vehicles equipped with 17 inch wheels may have the incorrect tire size printed on the tire information label. This could lead to improperly sized replacement tires. Owners will be supplied corrected labels and installation instructions. Dealer will install the updated label upon request. This recall is scheduled to begin on February 27, 2006. The Volkswagen recall number is M8.

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2006 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

My very first car: a 2006 VW Beetle. About 101,000 on it when I bought it. I got into a small fender bender back in early April that required me to change the headlight and replace the front bumper. No problems. Except this is November now.And I am still having issues. Replacing the headlight took several months (because the first headlight replacement fell out in traffic on the feeder) and I s...
It's my 2nd Beetle and it has 270,000 miles but it was a terrible car compare with my first Beetle 2002. Car was not well done from the beginning and service would not help much as all problems never were fixed (just short term fix). To make long story short the car was falling apart from the beginning despite that I do take good care of my car. I do not think I'll buy VW Beetle again. Very ...
WHAT A SHAME ON TRYING TO CHANGE HEADLAMPS

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