ECU

Asked by Jul 21, 2016 at 01:39 PM about the 2005 Volkswagen Beetle Dark Flint Edition Convertible

Question type: General

I have a 2005 VW Beetle with 2.0 engine.  My  mechanic said I need a new ECU.  He is
leery of any besides factory.  How reliable are rebuilt ones, and where can you find them

3 Answers

78,145

As they are so expensive from the factory I would try to find a running unit at a wrecking yard that has matching numbers first just to confirm that that is the actual problem, and if it is then you have some time to save up and purchase a new one, the reason he is suspicious of remanufactured units is he has had problems with them, as has most everyone.

That is what I have decided. Found one online for $225. Thanks for your help

19,705

I think you should get a second opinion-

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Beetle

Looking for a Used Beetle in your area?

CarGurus has 8,629 nationwide Beetle listings starting at $1,500.

ZIP:

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
397 Great Deals out of 11,164 listings starting at $1,995
Used Volkswagen Jetta
696 Great Deals out of 29,735 listings starting at $1,100
Used Jeep Wrangler
492 Great Deals out of 17,259 listings starting at $2,990
Used Honda Civic
1,140 Great Deals out of 65,603 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang
681 Great Deals out of 38,414 listings starting at $1,963
Used Volkswagen Golf
37 Great Deals out of 2,991 listings starting at $2,223
Used Honda Accord
1,189 Great Deals out of 77,640 listings starting at $969
Used Volkswagen Passat
243 Great Deals out of 21,082 listings starting at $1,700
Used Toyota Corolla
1,368 Great Deals out of 67,939 listings starting at $100
Used BMW 3 Series
1,750 Great Deals out of 40,931 listings starting at $1,250
Used Toyota Camry
1,452 Great Deals out of 100,043 listings starting at $700
Used Volkswagen GTI
137 Great Deals out of 6,264 listings starting at $2,299
Used Ford Focus
1,198 Great Deals out of 59,230 listings starting at $1,395

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
1,362 listings starting at $15,399
2016 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 1,064 listings starting at $12,496
2015 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
29 Great Deals out of 840 listings starting at $9,417
2014 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
36 Great Deals out of 550 listings starting at $8,990
2013 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
65 Great Deals out of 1,183 listings starting at $6,995