Volkswagen Passat Problem Report

Volkswagen Passat Engine Overheating Due to Damaged Water Pump Impeller

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A damaged water pump impeller may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us the repair should include replacement of the water pump, thermostat, and flushing the cooling system.

I just had to have my head gasket replaced because of a bad water pump - well, in combination with other parts that needed replacing like - thermastat, fan & timing belt. -
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