1990 Volkswagen Passat Problem Reports

Most Reported 1990 Volkswagen Passat Problem Reports

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Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.

Ignition wire breakdown is common, resulting in misfires.

The water pump and/or other cooling system may develop a coolant leak. Oil leaking from the  valve cover gasket is also common.

Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.