Need Help?

2005 Volkswagen Golf GL 2dr HB Manual

2005 Volkswagen Golf
Trim Info:
Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door HB, Compact
24 mpg city / 31 mpg hwy
Other Trims
Do you own this car?
Estimated Mileage
Enter current mileage for most
accurate info about this vehicle

Track Your Service Records
Get Recall Alerts
Get Updated Value Estimates on Your Car.
Ask the Community

Ask Our Auto Mechanics

Ask our panel of certified mechanics a question. We pay for their advice so you don't have to.

Enter a Question:
Which Car is This Question About?

Recent Questions

when should I replace timing belt?
2.0 liter engine
Asked by Greg C November 18, 2013, 10:25 pm 1 reply
When do I need to replace the timing belt?
I want to know when to replace the timing belt on my 2.0 liter engine
Asked by Greg C November 14, 2013, 10:46 am 0 reply
Help with fuel cut out?
A few days ago my 1992 golf gl 5 speed wouldn't let me rev the engine, foot to the floor it would bounce from 800-1300 rpms repeatedly and I could limp it with the clutch at about ...
Asked by Ryan A November 10, 2013, 1:17 pm 0 reply
Reason for car not starting
Would glow plugs be a potential reason for this car not starting? It's a golf tdi, 2003.
Asked by Megan S October 29, 2013, 10:23 am 1 reply
advice on engine problem
Hello, My car keeps on cutting off soon as I took my car to the accelerator, I took it to the garage and he said it could be one of three things the CAT the crank shaft of the eg...
Asked by Chris M October 4, 2013, 1:48 am 1 reply
I have less power in my engine,pointer van(small)
I have tried all systems and they seem to be fine. My wife who drives it more them i do remarked"it seems to have less power since we put on the new exhaust system. I had a high pe...
Asked by Martin C August 12, 2013, 9:53 am 0 reply
Exhaust system set
do i need a catalic converter, resonator exhaust pipe and a muffler all together or can I put it together with a view of these parts to make it work?
Asked by Jakub M June 22, 2013, 7:50 pm 1 reply
Fuel pump problems
My 99 vxwg golf runs then shuts down, then 1 hr later starts up , then shuts down again..can this be a fuel pump prob...I have changed all the electrical stuff i can???
Asked by Bob L June 3, 2013, 3:40 pm 1 reply
Fuel pressure regulator-location
Where is this unit located- I found something under the rear seat floormat
Asked by Bob L June 4, 2013, 3:19 am 4 replies
can i take the engine out of a 1999 golf with out taking the transmission and diff out with it
can you just take the engine out
Asked by Bobby B April 30, 2013, 7:40 pm 1 reply

My Auto Score

See the free AutoCheck score

Meet The Experts
Kim Perrin
Kim Perrin is our resident mechanic here at DriverSide. Kim worked as…
Tyler Orr
Tyler Orr is an expert in German and Japanese cars and has been a mechanic …
Elizabeth Kriesten
Elizabeth Kriesten worked as an automotive technician for several years at Dodge…
Tips on Servicing

Car Brakes: How Do You Know When to Change Them?

By Zach Bowman For those who suffer a daily commute through heavy traffic, your vehicle's braking system can bring thousands of pounds of metal, plastic and empty Starbucks cups to a stop hundreds of times before you get to work. It goes without saying that these pieces wear out, but they do so slowly, meaning you may not notice they need attention until ...

Read more…