1990 Volkswagen Passat Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Volkswagen Passat

1990 Volkswagen Passat Problems

Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.

Ignition wire breakdown is common, resulting in misfires.

The water pump and/or other cooling system may develop a coolant leak. Oil leaking from the  valve cover gasket is also common.

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1990 Volkswagen Passat Questions

which is the correct line to install the freon and how much do i use

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1990 Volkswagen Passat Recalls

IN THE EVENT THE ENGINE OVERHEATS AND THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED CONTINUOUSLY IN THAT CONDITION, THE COOLANT PRESSURE WILL RISE TO A LEVEL AT WHICH THE HEAT EXCHANGER COULD LEAK.THE VENTURI TUBE LOCATED IN THE THROTTLE VALVE HOUSING CAN BECOME LOOSE AND FALL AGAINST THE THROTTLE PLATE.

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1990 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

it idles gos up and down can't find problem

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