Inspect CV Boots and Joints at Each Service on Volkswagen Passat TDI

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 85,409 (30,000–140,818)
Drive Train affected: 2WD
3 model years affected: 1998, 2004, 2005
5 people reported this problem
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CV joint boot was cut by road dedris. Replaced axle assembly.