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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1990 Volkswagen Passat

1990 Volkswagen Passat

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1990 Volkswagen Passat Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

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

Engine -- Verified

Ignition wire breakdown is common, resulting in misfires.

Engine -- Verified

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

Drive Train -- Verified

Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.

1990 Volkswagen Passat Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, June 11, 1993

Summary: THE VENTURI TUBE LOCATED IN THE THROTTLE VALVE HOUSING CAN BECOME LOOSE AND FALL AGAINST THE THROTTLE PLATE.

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Engine, October 10, 1996

Summary: 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.

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1990 Volkswagen Passat Questions and Answers

robcast416, 1990 Volkswagen Passat, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Tulare, CA

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

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1990 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

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