2004 Volkswagen Passat Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Volkswagen Passat
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2004 Volkswagen Passat ProblemsEngine Oil LeaksABS Light Due to Control Module Failure
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.
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.
2004 Volkswagen Passat QuestionsBoth driver and passenger airbags deployed. How much (est) to fix? (1 answer)
I am wondering if my car is totaled. It will also have some other things necessary to fix from the wreck.
2004 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.
Some vehicles may have a high pressure diesel pump with an incorrect fastener, which may allow the fuel to leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may lead to a fire. Dealers will replace the diesel pump. The recall began February 8, 2005. The Volkswagen recall number is VY.