Engine Overheating Due to Damaged Water Pump Impeller on Volkswagen Passat

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.

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Average mileage: 171,800 (171,800–171,800)
Engines affected: 1.8L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 2.0L 4 Cylinder
4 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000
4 people reported this problem
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1999 Volkswagen Passat- 1.8L 4 Cylinder Turbo171,800
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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