Vw beetle auto transmission

Asked by Apr 12, 2016 at 09:54 AM about the 2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I bought vw beetle in 2005, the auto transmission
when shifted to D will not work as normal such as
engine rpm stays at high rev.

4 Answers

17,275

Can you drive off or are you just stuck in neutral?? And, if you can drive off, does the engine rev in neutral when the shift from 1st to 2nd occurs?

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
335

Ck your codes thru OBD port. Free at most auto part stores. It is best way to find problem. Get a good VW dealership that you trust. They are good at working on them!

17,275

Please answer the first question.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
17,275

If your transmission revs up in neutral from 1st to 2nd, that's definitely NOT good. The only other thing is that you check out the speed sensor on the car or the computer. If those items are fine, it's probably a transmission problem and it will cost a fortune. I'm sorry, but I lost confidence in VW after owning two of them.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Beetle

Looking for a Used Beetle in your area?

CarGurus has 8,406 nationwide Beetle listings starting at $1,200.

ZIP:

Search Volkswagen Beetle Questions

Volkswagen Beetle Experts

#1 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 1,560
#2 Chris Billings
Chris Billings
Reputation 1,470
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,170
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used MINI Cooper
225 Great Deals out of 11,476 listings starting at $2,495
Used Volkswagen Jetta
365 Great Deals out of 33,833 listings starting at $700
Used Jeep Wrangler
291 Great Deals out of 19,183 listings starting at $3,295
Used Honda Civic
510 Great Deals out of 81,687 listings starting at $558
Used Ford Mustang
329 Great Deals out of 45,942 listings starting at $2,000
Used Honda Accord
718 Great Deals out of 83,073 listings starting at $500
Used Volkswagen Passat
163 Great Deals out of 21,605 listings starting at $1,500
Used Volkswagen Golf
31 Great Deals out of 2,295 listings starting at $1,900
Used Toyota Corolla
762 Great Deals out of 75,607 listings starting at $1,790
Used Ford Focus
543 Great Deals out of 55,827 listings starting at $1,495
Used Volkswagen GTI
89 Great Deals out of 5,836 listings starting at $2,508

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
2,235 listings starting at $15,395
2016 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 511 listings starting at $12,410
2015 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
24 Great Deals out of 1,020 listings starting at $9,990
2014 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
28 Great Deals out of 701 listings starting at $7,900
2013 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
35 Great Deals out of 911 listings starting at $7,495