Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
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Most reported 1995 Volkswagen Passat problems
Ignition wire breakdown is common, resulting in misfires.
Throttle body failure is not uncommon and can lead to shifting issues with the automatic transmission and other drivability concerns.