2009 Volkswagen Passat Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Volkswagen Passat

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2009 Volkswagen Passat
$
487
to $
826
2009 Volkswagen Passat
$
584
to $
1,147
2009 Volkswagen Passat
$
186
to $
297
2009 Volkswagen Passat
$
27
to $
43
2009 Volkswagen Passat
$
383
to $
624

2009 Volkswagen Passat Problems

Engine Oil Leaks

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

ABS 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.

Digital 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.

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2009 Volkswagen Passat Questions

where to find the power steering fluid reservoir? (1 answer)

the steering wheel is a little bit hard and the power steering signal lamp is orange what to do?

To correct leak at the the rear main seal requires taking the engine down? (1 answer)

What causes this problem?

keyless entry will not set locks but sets alarm... (1 answer)

When I push the lock on my remote to activate the alarm, the lights do not flash and/or horn does not sound. But when the door is opened, the alarm begins to sound. I've changed the battery in the remote.

Any help on what this may be would be greatly appreciated.

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2009 Volkswagen Passat Recalls

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Volkswagen Recalls 2009 Passat Models Due to Malfunctioning Steering Gear Control Unit

Volkswagen is recalling 2009 Passat models because a damaged capacitor may cause the electromechanical steering gear control unit to malfunction. This may compromise the driver's steering input and cause vibration in the steering wheel, the steering system motor to shut off, audible warnings, and warning lights. Dealers will replace the steering gear in the affected vehicles.

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