2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Volkswagen Passat W8

Questions

Ask a mechanic in our community

2002 Volkswagen Passat W8
3
answers
2002 Volkswagen Passat W8
1
answer
2002 Volkswagen Passat W8
3
answers
2002 Volkswagen Passat W8
2
answers
2002 Volkswagen Passat W8
1
answer
Repair Estimates

Never overpay. Check prices with our estimator

2002 Volkswagen Passat W8
$
280
to $
627
2002 Volkswagen Passat W8
$
180
to $
837
2002 Volkswagen Passat W8
$
184
to $
495
2002 Volkswagen Passat W8
$
525
to $
823
2002 Volkswagen Passat W8
$
437
to $
1,394

2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 Problems

Oil Leaks From Camshaft Chain Tensioner and Valve Cover Gaskets

Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.

ABS Light Due to ABS Control Module Failure

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module may fail causing the ABS light to illuminate. Failed modules should be replaced to restore ABS operation.

Check Engine Light Due to Faulty Torque Converter

A problem with the torque converter can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

See More Problems (9)

2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 Questions

engine not turning (1 answer)

ATF oil (3 answers)

How i can change automatic transmission oil?

Battery (2 answers)

When switching out the battery on a W8 do you need to reprogram the computer settings ? I have been told NO and I have been told YES...which one is it?

See More Questions (7)

2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 Reviews

This would be the perfect car, except for the cost of maintenance and repairs. Typical shops don't have the specific VW tools and shy from them, so it's pretty much back to the dealer. The 4-motion is amazing - if traction begins to break pushing hard in a curve, just give it more gas and feel it grab. Very smooth & comfortable, & very strong. I would drive this car to Hell and back and enjoy i...

See More Reviews (1)