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Volkswagen Passat W8 Problems

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Most Common Volkswagen Passat W8 Problems

Clogged sunroof drains can allow water to enter the interior and accumulate under the carpet where various control modules are mounted.
A problem with the torque converter can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
The anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module may fail causing the ABS light to illuminate.
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12 Known Volkswagen Passat W8 Problems

Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Volkswagen Passat W8 years 2004, 2003, and 2002 are the most likely to experience problems.
2004 Volkswagen Passat W8
2003 Volkswagen Passat W8
2002 Volkswagen Passat W8
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