2000 Volkswagen Passat Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Volkswagen Passat
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2000 Volkswagen Passat ProblemsDigital Display on Instrument Cluster May Fail
The digital display portion of the instrument cluster may fail. Our technicians tell us the entire instrument cluster will need to be replaced to correct this concern.
Check Engine Light illumination can be related to a catalytic converter fault. Our technicians tell us a re-flash of the ECM may correct the concern. If not, replacement of the catalytic converter may be required.
An ignition coil or spark plug may fail unexpectedly resulting in an engine misfire and possible illumination of the Check Engine Light. Vehicles equipped with spark plug wires may also develop a misfire caused by a failed spark plug wire.
2000 Volkswagen Passat Questionswhy won't my engine turn over? (1 answer)
everything turns on but my engine. I tried to him I start it but still nothing... before there were no problems just minor over heating. I drove about 16 miles turned my car off and it started fine. I drove another mile turned it off to go in store and came back out and it wouldn't turn over....
i had a 00' vw passat dropped off to me several months ago by a friend to be fixed. he over heated it by mixing the orange and green together ,which seized water pump. he asked me to do full basic maintance. i pulled valve covers and all the vent holes in the topof covers were plugged solid. ...
My fuse 6 on my passat keeps blowing everytime I put in a new fuse.
2000 Volkswagen Passat RecallsVolkswagen Recalls 1999-2005 Passat Models Due to Multiple Fuel System Issues
The heat shield may become damaged and the fuel line/fuel tank ventilation valve may fracture and leak. Both of these conditions are potential fire hazards. Dealers will install an additional underbody heat shield and inspect and replace affected fuel components.
Volkswagen has recalled certain 1998 Cabrio, 1997-1999 Jetta, and 1998-2003 Passat models because the fuel tank filler neck can suffer abrasion damage if the rear tire goes flat and the vehicle is driven until the tire disintegrates. This may lead to fuel leakage, which can result in a fire. Depending on the model, there are different solutions to the problem. Contact Volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987 for more information.