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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Volkswagen Passat
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My 2002 vw passat is trembling while parked , trembling during acceleration and at speeds under 40 mph . can u give me some advice
An engine shake can be caused by a number of reasons. A broken or disconnected vacuum hose can effect the air/fuel mixture enough to cause a "lean misfire" and make the engine shake. The VW / Audi 2.8ltr is known...
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Hi, I have a 2005 Volkswagen passet that is overheating, I took somewhere and I was told that the motor is blocked up inside so th
Hello, thank you for writing in. There is a possibility that the cooling passages can become clogged with old coolant, or a "stop-leak" type of product meant to seal leaks in the cooling system. The system completely depends on the...
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My 2002 Volkswagon Passat keeps leaking coolant from the plastic reservoir.
It might not be too bad, depending on how much you drove while the engine was too hot. There is probably another leak somewhere in the system causing the loss that you saw, and the trouble is, filling the overflow...
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Overheating
Hi there. One of the most common causes of overheating issues like you've described are air bubbles trapped in the coolant system. There is a vehicle specific process for bleeding the cooling system anytime you add or remove coolant from...
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Brown Sludge in Radiator Reservoir and Very little coolant
Brown sludge could be a consequence of mixing incompatible coolants as well as not draining the coolant frequently enough. At this point, you just want to be sure that as much of the contaminants as possible have been removed and...
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How much should it cost to replace a 2006 Passat timing belt that broke while I was driving?
Hi There, This depends largely on the amount of damage that may have been done as a result of the belt breaking. This may range from very minor damage limited to just the belt breaking to damaging valves and other...
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VW Passat won't start
Hi There, This could be related to many different possibilities, but is most likely a bad connection between the battery and the starter relay. The starter relay directs power from the battery to the starter solenoid which then engages the...
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Hey Honorio. What would be a price everything to change the oil pan on 2004 passat ? 1.8l turbo
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I got code p0229
A P0229 is a fault in the throttle position sensor: the sensor that tells the computer how far you are stepping on the accelerator. On the Passat, it is part of the throttle body. The Throttle body has redundant sensors...
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when in Driver shift control, how do you know when to shift up or down (at what speed or engine RPM)?
Shift points depend somewhat on the load on the engine and whether you are going uphill or downhill. Generally, though, you can shift at around 2,000 RPM. The recommended shift points are documented in the printed Owner's Manual for the...
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My car has code p0299 and when it drives it sounds kinda like a tractor and sounds like a vaccuum leak is it a bad turbo
Based on that code, namely P0299, there is a fault with either the turbocharger itself or related systems that affect its operation. These related areas, each of which would have to be tested, include: 1) Low engine oil pressure; 2)...
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Do I need to change the exhaust manifold when changing the Catalytic converter? Your quote is 500 cheaper without it. Do I really
Hello, thank you for writing in. Typically the catalytic converter does not require that you replace the exhaust manifold. The exhaust manifold refers to the manifold of tubes that connect from each piston, and bring the exhaust together to the...
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I went to buy a 2010 Volkswagen Passat Komfort from a dealer and he couldn't get the gear shift out of park is this a serious prob
There is a safety interlock that prevents inadvertent engagement of the transmission. Typically, you have to have your foot on the brake to free up the shifter. The interlock could have a fault and, if so, the failure is probably...
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Rattling sound after rebuilt head. Solid CEL. Car begins to rattle after 3-4mins warmed up and begins running rough
The noise could be anything from low oil pressure to a fault in the valve train. It would have to be diagnosed up close. With regard to the rough running condition, the CEL means that codes have been stored and...
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2000 passat driver door all of the sudden will not open from the inside or outside. Whats an easy fix?
Hi there. When you pull the inner or outer handle, a cable attached to a rod moves. Depending on the setup, this either pulls or pushes the door latch mechanism, tripping it open. The latch unclasps from around the metal...
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Hi I have a question my brake light keeps coming on and my abs light too I have a 2003 Volkswagen Passat I think I need new brakes
This may suggest that your brake pads are worn and due to be replaced or that you have a leak somewhere in your brake hydraulic system. The brake reservoir has a sensor inside that detects when the brake fluid reaches...
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My car is leaking coolant and telling me to stop the car and check coolant.
Going by your description and the age of the car, I'm going to guess you have a problem with your water pump. The water pump has a rotating seal that often doesn't leak unless the engine is running. If your...
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I have no clutch it goes to the floor and I cannot find the slave master cylinder for the clutch master cylinder please send pics
The reservoir supplying the fluid to both cylinders is the brake master cylinder reservoir. However, adequate fluid there means nothing as a diagnostic. The clutch slave and/or master cylinder could be leaking internally (no visible external leak) or there could...
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The ABS and Parking light signal in the dashboard of my car what are the meaning
The abs and parking brake lights coming on typically indicate a fault in the anti-lock braking and/or the traction and stability control systems system. These systems rely on a variety of sensors and switches for input. For instance, wheel speed...

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