Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
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Most reported 1992 Volkswagen Passat problems
Ignition wire breakdown is common, resulting in misfires.
Thers a SEAL that seperate the differental from the transmissing clutches this is there cause unit uses to fluids DIFF side is GEAR OIL....TRANS side is DEXTRON. WHEN SEAL GOES BAD THE TWO FLUIDS MIX CAUSIENG A MAJOR problem cluthes stop gripping and car stops moving ...