1992 Volkswagen Passat Problems
RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 1992 Volkswagen Passat based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
Ignition wire breakdown is common, resulting in misfires.
Extensive transmission damage can occur in some of the automatic transmission models when the transmission oil cooler fails and allows coolant to mix with the automatic transmission fluid.