1999 Volkswagen Passat Q&A
1999 Volkswagen Passat Question: Used Engine
A used engine is always a risk. You have no way of knowing the mileage. I would always remove the valve cover look the oil was changed frequently (if so the engine should be clean inside not dirty black), I would remove the oil pan and check the bearings, and if all is OK I would replace the timing belt, seals and water pump. - patrick mannion
Engine Failure: Would like to install a used engine
I drove from Dallas to Houston and when we got there the car was making an awful noise. Took it to Firestone and they told me it needs a new engine! So we had to tow it back to Dallas. Anyone kn...
I have just been told my Passat is a sinking ship and will soon need a new engine and a/t. I have over $ 5000 in it and before I write it off, I would consider replacing the worn out engine and a/...
Looking at buying a 2000 Passat 1.8 turbo. the seller says that it has a SHOT Cam Shaft. Is it worth buying for ($1500)if the Cam Shaft is shot? Would this be the only thing wrong with the engine??
I have coolant fluid spraying out of the side of the engine. I am wondering where the coolant parts are located, everything is too tightly packe together to get a good look, if i could get a pictur...