2004 Volkswagen Passat W8 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Volkswagen Passat W8

2004 Volkswagen Passat W8 Problems

Clogged sunroof drains can allow water to enter the interior and accumulate under the carpet where various control modules are mounted. Over time, the accumulated moisture can damage the control modules.

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

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.

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2004 Volkswagen Passat W8 Questions

Chief mechanic said 6 days. I brought it in on the 17th.
90% of transmission is being replaced.

my check engine light goes on and off every few hours, but other than a lil kick when tapping the gas it seems fine. HELP IS APPRECIATED!!! my first car lol 125k miles btw

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2004 Volkswagen Passat W8 Reviews

My W8 is AMAAAZZZING! ! I have a SPORTS Edition with 6sp manual- I love this CAR! I do allll SERVICES at the dealership- so COST is signicant. Did I mention this car is AMAZING, I have vacationed and couldn't WAIT to get back to DRIVE my w8! Snowy conditions. . .NO PROBLEM. . .PASS- NNOOOOOOO Problem. . .My A/C has gone bad TWICE with MASSSSIVE repair costs. RECALLS were a nightmare- parts were...

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