2005 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Volkswagen Beetle TDI
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle TDI ProblemsCamshaft Wears Down Prematurely
The 2.0L TDI engine used in the Volkswagen Beetle TDI (New Beetle TDI) very commonly faces camshaft lobe wear issues causing:
-Pronounced loss of power
-Backfire through the intake (heard under the hood)
-Rough vibrations while the engine is running
-decreased fuel economy
Correction for this issue requires substantial internal engine work including replacement of the camshaft, hydraulic lifters, and possibly fuel injectors
To help avoid this issue, ensure you are using the correct oil for your engine, as listed in your owners manual.
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Beetle. What's the cost if the motor must be replaced?
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