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Volkswagen Passat TDI Problems

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Most Common Volkswagen Passat TDI Problems

A problem with the torque converter can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.
The anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module may fail causing the ABS light to illuminate.
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1 Known Volkswagen Passat TDI Electrical & Lights Problem

7 Known Volkswagen Passat TDI Engine Problems

2 Known Volkswagen Passat TDI Exhaust & Emissions Problems

1 Known Volkswagen Passat TDI Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

3 Known Volkswagen Passat TDI Miscellaneous Problems

1 Known Volkswagen Passat TDI Suspension & Steering Problem

21 Known Volkswagen Passat TDI Problems

Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Volkswagen Passat TDI years 2005, 2004, and 1998 are the most likely to experience problems.

2005 Volkswagen Passat TDI
2004 Volkswagen Passat TDI
1998 Volkswagen Passat TDI
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