2004 Volkswagen Passat TDI Q&A
2004 Volkswagen Passat TDI Question: transmission
how do you check the transmission fluid on a 2004 vw passat - Visitor
This is what I found, Don't know if it will help but I hope it does. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_check_the_automatic_transmission_fluid_on_a_2002_Volkswagon_passat I think it is BS that the dealer is the only way to check the fluid but then again it is a VW. - Pvt-Public
What is the cost to replace the automatic transmission?
Extensive transmission damage can occur in some of the automatic transmission models when the transmission oil cooler...
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.
The car sat for 12 days in mild winter weather from 12/14 - 12/26. Initial engine start was really rough but after a few minutes it seemed fine. A few days later the MIL came on. Took to VW deal...
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.