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2005 Volkswagen Passat Question: coils and the ecu

 

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dehoman, 1.8L 4 Cylinder Turbo, State College, PA, January 14, 2010, 03:34
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coils burnt up twice replaced then did it for the 3rd time took to where i bought the car they replaced the coils started it up and now the wireing harness and the ecu are burnt up it it because of the coils they are saying this can not happen and want me to pay for it?

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, January 14, 2010, 10:33
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    These coils are a know issue with some VW engines, look here for more info: http://repairpal.com/blog/volkswagen-recalls-ignition-coils

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