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Hard starting due to coolant temp or oxygen sensor faults on Volkswagen Passat

Problem Description and Possible Solution


Poor drivability symptoms—including hard starting—can be caused by coolant temperature sensor and oxygen sensor faults.

(6 people reported this problem)

Volkswagen Passat Vehicles With This Problem

RepairPal Fair Price Estimate
$262-$587
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Average mileage: (–)
Exhaust & Emissions affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder, 2.8L V6
4 model years affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
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