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Transmission damage due to faild transmission oil cooler on Volkswagen Passat

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Extensive transmission damage can occur in some of the automatic transmission models when the transmission oil cooler fails and allows coolant to mix with the automatic transmission fluid.
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Volkswagen Passat Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 90,166 (27,500–150,000)
Drive Train affected: 2WD
8 model years affected: 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, more1998, 2003, 2006, 2010
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I had several problems
With thi vehicle. The water pump
Was replaced 3 times due to coolant leak and now my transmission slips. I may need to have it rebuilt or replaced.
repair proposal exceeds the value of the car, until 3 days ago this extremely low mileage car ran beautifully, now it costs more to fix than what a trade is worth.