Volkswagen Passat Problem Report

Volkswagen Passat Inspect CV Boots and Joints at Each Service

(32 reports)

Our technicians recommend having the constant velocity (CV) boots and CV joints inspected at each service. Servicing torn CV boots early can prevent the need to replace the CV half shaft or CV joint.

Clicking everytime i turned right. Replaced front driver side axle -
front CV boots is leaking -
I replaced the whole boot and axil. -
Purchasing a '06 Passat and one boot is torn. Replacing to resolve issue. -
Found tears in both outer CV boots -
I have had the CV boots tear open on 6 occasions. My car now has 190,000 miles. -
leaking cv boot... -
CV shafts replaced at least twice, with first time at 50,000 miles. -
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. -
left CV boot busted. On a clockwise turn would make a noise like a metal is periodically hitting another metal piece. -
I went for an oil change and the mechanic cut both cv boots. -
Torn CV boot resulted in the need to replace the CV half shaft and CV joint. -
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