Volkswagen Passat Problem Report
Volkswagen Passat Head Gasket and Top Valve Cover
My head gasket went in my 2002 VW Passat. I am so mad because I just paid it off Oct. 2011, and last winter had the turbo, timing belt, serpetene belt, and water pump replaced. It only has 171,000 miles on it and my JETTA never had any of these issues. It is a piece of junk! I also need my top valve cover replaced as well. They should have a recall on this because I see many others have had the same issues. The car is just a money pit; I am ready to blow it up! - Erika.Gastonguay
valve cover gaskets oil leek and smoke odor come in the car
I've got white smoke comming up from under the plastic water container (radiator overflow). Jus...
Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.
The car started idling rough and the check engine light went on. Scanning revealed two codes: P...