2007 Volkswagen Passat Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Volkswagen Passat

Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.

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.

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Volkswagen is recalling models equipped with 2.0L engines with 147 kw because they may have a vacuum line that can fracture and become disconnected at low ambient temperatures. This may cause the brake power assist to become inoperative, which can lead to increased braking effort and stopping distance. Dealers will install the newly designed vacuum line.

The wiper motor may fail during heavy rain due to excessive moisture entering the wiper motor. This may cause the wipers to stop working, which can reduce visibility and lead to a crash. Dealers will install a special cover and sealing kit.

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My 86k 2007 VW Passat engine siezed up 4 days after an oil change. I was driving, the oil pressure light came on, then immediately started making a loud noise, I immediately stopped the car and got it towed. I was notified by the dealer that there was sludge that caused low pressure and hence the engine siezing up. I had taken to car to the VW dealer I bought it at numerous times complainin...

I bought this car 2 months ago. The first problem I had was every time I started the car, the under carriage shook. I took it into the shop and they kicked the muffler and said nothing was the matter. The next problem I have is that the vents on the dash are at an angle such that they can't blow full at your chest or stomach. The vents close when angling them down. Oh, and that carriage sha...

I wonder why the air condition takes to long to blow cold air?

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