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Question Answered: my hood will not open
January 19, 2013, 07:10 PM
more than likely the cable has snapped to the hood release, a few people have had this problem go to www.passatworld.com and search the forums for your answer.....it can involve drilling into the hood
Question Answered: Intermittent Hesitation While Driving
March 11, 2012, 12:35 PM
it could well be your idle air control valve an easy and cheap fix, also check for vacuum leaks
Question Answered: Fuel Pump Replacement/Jetta 2005.5 (new body style)
February 10, 2011, 12:56 PM
ignition coils, find a new shop. what codes are they getting?
Question Answered: Cluster has Brake lite flashing with steady ABS lite
December 21, 2010, 02:44 PM
abs module
Question Answered: Cluster has flashing Brake lite and steady ABS lite
December 21, 2010, 02:43 PM
more than likely the abs module, its a very very common problem www.passatworld.com has a thread on it lots and lots of people including me have had this. take it off and send it off to be fixed $100-$200 its a design flaw, buy a new one and you will have this problem again, so get it fixed and put some painters tape over the flashing lights, thats what ive done.
Question Answered: oil change
December 21, 2010, 02:39 PM
its a 18mm? plug on the side of the pan, do not open the hex plugs that is the transmission.
Question Answered: ABS Brake Light on
December 21, 2010, 02:33 PM
about $100-$200, you remove it and send it off, do some searching (module masters?) and you will find write ups
Question Answered: where can i find the control module abs in my car? how does it looks?
December 21, 2010, 02:31 PM
www.passatworld.com abs failure is a common module problem, there are plenty of people on pw that fix them (design flaw) for $100+ i think module masters has a write up for removal.
Question Answered: engine?
December 21, 2010, 02:28 PM
what engine? it could be the o ring on your oil cooler is toast, the oil cooler is what the oil filter screws onto on the 1.8t engine, could be crankcase breather hose, and it could be many other things, if the car is low on oil or really leaking oil dont drive it. www.passatworld.com for help.
Question Answered: power steering bleeder valve
December 21, 2010, 02:24 PM
goto www.passatworld.com there is a write up on flushing the power steering fluid, its in the info section and is an easy straightforward job.
Problem Reported: Oil Leaks From Camshaft Chain Tensioner and Valve Cover Gaskets
September 15, 2010, 10:08 PM

Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.

Problem Reported: Ignition Coil, Ignition Wires, and Spark Plugs May Fail
September 15, 2010, 10:08 PM

An ignition coil or spark plug may fail unexpectedly resulting in an engine misfire and possible illumination of the Check Engine Light. Vehicles equipped with spark plug wires may also develop a misfire caused by a failed spark plug wire.

Problem Reported: Premature Wear in Multi-Link Suspension Components May Cause Noise
September 15, 2010, 10:07 PM

Premature wear in various multi-link suspension components can cause noises that are difficult to diagnose. Worn suspension parts can also cause uneven tire wear and create steering alignment problems.

Problem Reported: Engine Stalling Due to Mass Air Flow/Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure
September 15, 2010, 10:05 PM

The mass air flow or crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to stall intermittently. Proper diagnoses will be necessary to determine the cause of any stalling condition.

Problem Reported: Water Pump May Fail Prematurely
May 27, 2010, 11:07 AM

The water pump may develop a coolant leak resulting in an engine overheating condition.


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