Transmission damage due to faild transmission oil cooler on Volkswagen Passat

Extensive transmission damage can occur in some of the automatic transmission models when the transmission oil cooler fails and allows coolant to mix with the automatic transmission fluid.
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Average mileage: 90,166 (27,500–150,000)
Drive Train affected: 2WD
8 model years affected: 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, more1998, 2003, 2006, 2010
8 people reported this problem
3 people shared problem details
2003 Volkswagen Passat- 2WD27,500
repair proposal exceeds the value of the car, until 3 days ago this extremely low mileage car ran beautifully, now it costs more to fix than what a trade is worth.
I had several problems With thi vehicle. The water pump Was replaced 3 times due to coolant leak and now my transmission slips. I may need to have it rebuilt or replaced.
coolant mixed with transmission fluid in the transmission
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