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  1. Beetle dashboard lights

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I recently got my first car and it’s a beetle. The airbag light (orange) has been on for a while and now the check engine light (orange) has come on with some sort of lighting bolt going through it. The engine light did go on ond off when it felt like it but for the last two weeks it’s stayed...
  2. Good maintenance for used 2005 New Beetle with ~70k miles?

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi all, I recently bought my first car, a lemon-yellow 2005 New Beetle (not convertible) with around 70k miles on it. From the research I've done, it sounds like getting the water pump and timing belt replaced, and the transmission serviced, would all be good things to get done ASAP. Is there...
  3. For Sale VW Beetle 1.6 S Cabriolet, 1 Owner from New, FSH, 2005

    Vehicle Classifieds
    For Sale our much Loved Beetle: Owned since new in 2005 so full history of the car. Excellent condition and low mileage. Long MOT, with no advisories. All tyres still have great tread and all alloy wheels in great condition with no curbing. This is a superb well looked after reliable car...
  4. 2005 Beetle Convertible 1.6 MAF issue

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi Guys, Thanks in advance for your expertise. We have had a New Beetle from new, 2005, 1.6 Convertible. Never caused us any issues at all, apart from wear and tear. We have now got a code P01010 Mass or Volume Air Flow A Circuit Range/Performance, which I can clear but keeps coming back as...
  5. 2005 Convertible rear boot spoiler

    New Beetle Convertible
    Hi All, I have a 2005 Convertible that I want to get a rea spoiler for. I have seen and heard many stories here but wanted to see if anyone has already fitted one. I would like the boot to open with the top down so I need to be sure its a match. i have one or 2 on Ebay however they want $1000...
  6. New Dark Flint Owner

    Photos: New Beetles
    Got a 2005 Dark Flint Convertible recently! I absolutely love it!
  7. 2005 beetle 6speed trans shifting problem :(

    Transmission Talk
    I want to cry. :( I bought my dream car 3 months ago, I love it so much but it's been more like a nightmare than a dream since I got it. It's a 2005 2.0 automatic tiptronic 6 speed, I got it with 89k miles on it. Got it checked out by a mechanic and he said it was in good condition, just had...
  8. FS: Very Clean 2005 Convertible VW New Beetle Cyber Green

    Vehicle Classifieds
    Thx it's now - SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD Hey Guys, Selling my 2005 Convertible VW New Beetle GL 4-cyl 2.0, Cyber Green with Black (faux)leather interior / top. Hard to let it go, as it was my wife's car. 6 Speed Tiptronic, 53,500 miles, 1 Owner. Really Excellent condition inside and out...
  9. Need help installing a new aux input jack!!

    Car Audio
    2005 NBC with Monsoon premium sound... The problem: The sound coming through my speakers when I had my ipod plugged into the Aux input jack was cutting in and out. I tested my aux cable and a different ipod and the problem was repeated ensuring it wasn't my ipod, nor a faulty Aux cable...
  10. replacement rear amrest for 2005 nbc

    New Beetle Convertible
    Hi everyone This is my first post so I hope I'm posting in the right place! I am buying a 2005 new beetle convertible (1.8 turbo) tonight. This is my first beetle and I am super super excited! But the only problem is that it is mssing the rear centre armrest (the one that folds up and down for...
  11. Rocan's 2005 GLS "Muneca"

    Photos: New Beetles
    Rocan's 2005 GLS "Muñeca" I love my little bug! I named her Muñeca which is spanish for Doll because of her eyelashes. She's a 2005 GLS Sundown Orange bug. I don't plan on making huge modifications to her, only subtle ones. I started with the eyelash decals. I opted for those over the 3D...
  12. beetle 2005 convertible driver door cable and window

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Hi, I have a beetle 2005 and recently had a problem with the cable reel for the driver door to open the car from the inside. I dismantled the inner cover and saw that the cable was torn - How can I change the cable reel especially on the lock-side? second point: while I was working on the door I...
  13. Help! My Malfunction Ondocator Light Came on!

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    My Malfunction Indicator light just came on and I don't know what to do. It's the light that looks like a little box with lighting going through it. Does anyone know how to see what the codes are or what is wrong? :confused: It's a 2005 beetle and I already checked teh oil and the water :(...