2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 Repair and Maintenance

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

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2002 Volkswagen Passat W8
$
862
to $
1,084
2002 Volkswagen Passat W8
$
127
to $
162
2002 Volkswagen Passat W8
$
94
to $
169
2002 Volkswagen Passat W8
$
95
to $
169
2002 Volkswagen Passat W8
$
814
to $
1,175

2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 Problems

Engine Oil Leaks

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

Check Engine Light Due to Faulty Torque Converter

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

Multi-Link Suspension Components May Wear Prematurely

Premature wear in various multi-link suspension components can cause noises that are difficult to diagnose. Worn suspension parts can also cause uneven tire wear and create steering alignment problems.

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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?

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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...

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