Car Problem Reports
Volkswagen Passat Inspect CV Boots and Joints at Each Service
Volkswagen Passat Problem
Drive Trains Affected: 2WD, 4WD
Average Mileage: 68,974 mi (50,000 mi - 110,000 mi)
Visitor, 2003 Volkswagen Passat, 2WD, 110,000 mi
Clicking everytime i turned right. Replaced front driver side axle
Visitor, 2008 Volkswagen Passat, 65,000 mi
Found tears in both outer CV boots
Visitor, 2003 Volkswagen Passat, 2WD, 60,000 mi
I have had the CV boots tear open on 6 occasions. My car now has 190,000 miles.
Visitor, 2006 Volkswagen Passat
leaking cv boot...
Visitor, 2003 Volkswagen Passat, 2WD, 50,000 mi
CV shafts replaced at least twice, with first time at 50,000 miles.
Visitor, 2003 Volkswagen Passat, 2WD
2003 VW Passat Both axles and boots replaced in 2008 due to torn outer CV boots. L outer boot torn again 2011. R outer boot torn again 2012.
Visitor, 2001 Volkswagen Passat, 2WD, 87,770 mi
left CV boot busted. On a clockwise turn would make a noise like a metal is periodically hitting another metal piece.
Visitor, 2006 Volkswagen Passat, 60,000 mi
front CV boots is leaking
Visitor, 2003 Volkswagen Passat, 55,000 mi
I went for an oil change and the mechanic cut both cv boots.
Visitor, 2000 Volkswagen Passat, 2WD, 50,000 mi
Torn CV boot resulted in the need to replace the CV half shaft and CV joint.