Shifting/Drivability Issues Due to Throttle Body Failure on Volkswagen Passat

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Throttle body failure is not uncommon and can lead to shifting issues with the automatic transmission and other drivability concerns.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 140,000 (140,000–140,000)
Engines affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder, 2.8L V6
2 model years affected: 1995, 1996
3 people reported this problem