I have a 2005 vw beetle that's been having trouble starting. Once it starts, it shakes then it dies and the battery light comes on. I've had the MAF sensor replaced and a vacuum leak fixed. any ideas?

Asked by May 13, 2015 at 10:29 AM about the 2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

1,205

How long does it run before it dies?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 1969 VW Beetle engine, problems starting it. 10 answers

    I have a '69 Beetle engine, flat 4, manual, 6V system. I am having issues getting it started with a key. I have replaced the 6V battery not too long ago, cleaned the points and connections to the bat...

    1969 Volkswagen Beetle

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • How do I turn off an alarm on a 2000 VW Beetle if I don't have a remote? 37 answers

    The key is no longer unlocking the door (although...it will lock it occasionally) and when I start the car the alarm goes off for 30 seconds. I've tried looking at the inside fuse panel to see if one...

    2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2006 VW Beetle Not Starting for 3 days 15 answers

    My sister has a 2006 VW Beetle. She purchased it brand new in early 2007. We have an extended warranty on it- factory warranty has expired. It has 76,899 miles on it. Two months ago her car would n...

    2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1973 Super Beetle Won't Start -- Need Help 9 answers

    I just took my beetle (Little Greta) to a mechanic and had a new shifter put in and the brakes fixed. And I was able to master the manual transmission (yeah!)...so I can now drive her. Problem, though...

    1973 Volkswagen Beetle

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • What's wrong when car will not start at all now? Replaced MAF sensor 4 answers

    First of all started having problems with car starting. Did research and decided it was MAF sensor. Tapped on it and seemed to help, so decided to get MAF cleaner to fix. After cleaning sensor car d...

    1999 Buick LeSabre Limited

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Volkswagen Beetle Questions

Volkswagen Beetle Experts

#1 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 1,470
#2 Chris Billings
Chris Billings
Reputation 1,380
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,120
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used MINI Cooper
382 Great Deals out of 11,157 listings starting at $2,895
Used Volkswagen Jetta
680 Great Deals out of 29,462 listings starting at $1,100
Used Jeep Wrangler
483 Great Deals out of 17,012 listings starting at $2,990
Used Honda Civic
1,124 Great Deals out of 64,640 listings starting at $1,195
Used Ford Mustang
684 Great Deals out of 38,189 listings starting at $1,750
Used Volkswagen Passat
238 Great Deals out of 21,061 listings starting at $1,700
Used Honda Accord
1,168 Great Deals out of 77,424 listings starting at $969
Used Volkswagen Golf
46 Great Deals out of 2,968 listings starting at $2,223
Used Toyota Corolla
1,313 Great Deals out of 67,494 listings starting at $1,399
Used BMW 3 Series
1,771 Great Deals out of 40,801 listings starting at $1,250
Used Toyota Camry
1,439 Great Deals out of 99,766 listings starting at $700
Used Volkswagen GTI
125 Great Deals out of 6,199 listings starting at $2,299
Used Ford Focus
1,221 Great Deals out of 58,729 listings starting at $1,395

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
1,345 listings starting at $15,415
2016 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 1,073 listings starting at $12,496
2015 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
32 Great Deals out of 839 listings starting at $9,977
2014 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
38 Great Deals out of 531 listings starting at $8,990
2013 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
63 Great Deals out of 1,182 listings starting at $6,995