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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Volkswagen -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Gasoline Engines -> Models w/Fitting Or Union Bolt Connection -> Models w/Fuel Hose Connection
Vehicle: 2005 Volkswagen Beetle 1.8 L4 GAS

Models w/Fuel Hose Connection

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveabilty symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while the vehicle relearns its adaptive strategy.

  • Obtain the vehicle owners radio theft protection code prior to disconnecting the battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  • On models equipped with underbody moun...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> With CV Joint and Triple Roller Joint -> With Triple Roller Joint
Vehicle: 2005 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

With CV Joint and Triple Roller Joint

Wheel bearing must not be burdened while 12 point nut is loose.

If wheel bearing is burdened by weight of vehicle, wheel bearing will be pre-damaged. This will diminish wheel bearing service life.

If it should be necessary to move a vehicle whose drive axle has been removed, before doing so install an outer joint in place of drive axle and tighten it to 11 ft. lbs., or else wheel bearing will be damaged.

  • Lift vehicle enough that front axle is no longer burdened.
  • Remove 12 point nut.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove wheel.
  • Remove sound insula...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS TDI 1.9 L4 DIESEL

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove sound insulation.
  • Remove mounting nuts and engine cover.
  • If belt is to be reused mark direction of rotation, before removing drive belt. Belt damage will result if not reinstalled in proper direction.
  • Relieve drive belt tension by turning tensioner clockwise, using a suitable tool.
  • Lock tensioner in place, using a suitable tool.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Remove bolts and t...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Volkswagen -> 1998-2009 New Beetle
Vehicle: 2005 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

On 1998-2003 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 10,000 miles.

On 2004-06 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 20,000 miles.

On 2007-08 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 40,000 miles. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal.

On 2009 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 20,000 miles. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal.

  • Disconnect and isolate the battery ground cable.
  • Push the instrument panel center c...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Volkswagen -> Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2005 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

The anti-lock warning lamp is used to warn of an ABS fault. The lamp input monitors the condition of the system. The lamp will be lit during engine start-up, but should go out when the self-diag...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Drain coolant into suitable container
  • Disconnect connectors from thermo switch and radiator fan.
  • Remove front bumper retainers, then remove front bumper assembly.
  • Remove lock carrier.
  • Remove r...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Loosen power steering pump adjustment bolts, then remove Belt.
  • Mark running direction of serpentine drive belt if it is to be reused.
  • Insert suitable tens...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2005 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2005 Volkswagen Beetle cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Connector T-3 Diagram for 2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS TDI 1.9 L4 DIESELConnector T-3 Diagram for 2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS TDI 1.9 L4 DIESEL

Components on diagram:
  • 3-Pin Connector
  • T3
  • Engine Coolant Level Sensor Diagram for 2005 Volkswagen Beetle  2.0 L4 GASEngine Coolant Level Sensor Diagram for 2005 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Engine Coolant Level Sensor
  • G32
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2005 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2005 Volkswagen Beetle cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2005 Volkswagen Beetle  2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Airbag Control Module
  • Dual Horn Relay
  • Signal Horn Activation
  • 2005 Volkswagen Beetle  2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Left Front Window Switch
  • Push Button Light
  • Lighting For Switch Interior Lock
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2005 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2005 Volkswagen Beetle cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Radio, Entering and Retrieving Anti-Theft (SAFE) Code
    Vehicle: 2005 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
  • Document: Radio Coding - Auxiliary Jack, iPod Inop After Radio Replacement
    Vehicle: 2005 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2005 Volkswagen Beetle AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2005 Volkswagen Beetle cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2005 Volkswagen Beetle cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2005 Volkswagen Beetle cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2005 Volkswagen Beetle cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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