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1998 Volkswagen Passat Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Volkswagen Passat

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$649
Annual Repair Cost
on average
The annual maintenance cost of a 1998 Volkswagen Passat is $649. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 1998 Volkswagen Passat Problems

1998 Volkswagen Passat vehicles have 13 reported problems.The most commonly reported 1998 Volkswagen Passat problem is: ABS Light Due to ABS Control Module Failure
The anti-lock brake system (abs) control module may fail causing the abs light to illuminate. failed modules should b...
Engine oil leaks are common from the valve cover gaskets and camshaft chain tensioner gasket.

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The Volkswagen Passat Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 18th out of 24 for midsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $649 which means it has poor ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low while frequency of those issues is average, so major issues are uncommon for the Passat.

1998 Volkswagen Passat Reviews

1998 Volkswagen Passat vehicles rate highest in Exhaust and needs improvement in Electrical
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Exhaust
Heating
Suspension

Most Common 1998 Volkswagen Passat Questions

There are 34 related questions for 1998 Volkswagen Passat vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
I start and let idle heats up to normal temp and blows hot air. as soon as i get down the road a few miles the temp d...
Rpms jump up and down and when i come to a stop the car wants to stall and this occurs constantly

1998 Volkswagen Passat Recalls

1998 Volkswagen Passat vehicles have 4 known recalls. The most common recall is: Volkswagen Recalls 1997-2003 Models Due to Possible Fuel Leakage.
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