1990 Volkswagen Passat Problems
RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 1990 Volkswagen Passat as reported by actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.Refine by vehicle
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
Ignition wire breakdown is common, resulting in misfires.
Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.