If you want to keep it. I assume its a 1.8 engine but regardless these engines are very easy to pull. I pulled my daughters engine last year to change her clutch and do some catch up maintenance. If the engine proves bad, go to the junkyard get another from a Beetle, Golf or Jetta and replace it. You can do it yourself.
The clutch on my daughters Beetle went out. I haven’t separated the transmission yet but I think it is the original dual mass flywheel. With nearly 200k miles I guess it’s about time for a replacement. In the past I have been a proponent of doing away with the DMF and converting to a single mass...