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Volkswagen Passat Digital Display on Instrument Cluster May Fail

 
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Model Years Affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Average Mileage: 112,021 mi (33,000 mi - 233,295 mi)

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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.

  • Visitor, , 129,000 mi

    Digital display works when car is cold, but fades out after 5-10 minutes of running. On a warm or hot day it will be faded out at all times.

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  • Visitor, , 104,451 mi

    Backlight of instrument panel(speedometer, RPM, odometer) is out.

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  •  Rookie

    The dashboard display in my VW Passat faded whenever the weather was hot but I had it fixed at www.lcdautotech.com and it works great now.

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  • Visitor, , 114,500 mi

    The digital display bottom area has been on and off for a long time.And now stop showing anything.Contact failure.

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  • Visitor, , 88,400 mi

    My digital display goes black when it hot outside. If it cold outside than its okay.

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  • Visitor, , 140,000 mi

    Can't see the display when the car sits outside and gets hot from the sun.

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  • Visitor, , 80,000 mi

    Dash Board Display - lower center of dashboard - sometimes it lights up and sometime it does not - hit or miss and annoying it is.

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  • Visitor, , 120,000 mi

    Would fade her and there seemed like when it was hot out, now it's complete out and I can't read anything of the computer display

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  • Visitor, , 165,000 mi

    Display is brighter when initially starting the engine, then fades out and can't be read at all.

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  • Visitor, , 110,000 mi

    Digital display fades out once car becomes heated

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