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1995 Volkswagen Passat Problems

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Most Common 1995 Volkswagen Passat Problems

The digital display portion of the instrument cluster may fail. Our technicians tell us the entire instrument cluster will need to be replaced to correct this concern.
The water pump and/or other cooling system may develop a coolant leak. Oil leaking from the valve cover gasket is also common.
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
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0 Known 1995 Volkswagen Passat Brakes Problems

2 Known 1995 Volkswagen Passat Drive Train Problems

Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
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.

0 Known 1995 Volkswagen Passat Electrical & Lights Problems

5 Known 1995 Volkswagen Passat Engine Problems

The water pump and/or other cooling system may develop a coolant leak. Oil leaking from the valve cover gasket is also common.
Ignition wire breakdown is common, resulting in misfires.
A damaged water pump impeller may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us the repair should include replacement of the water pump, thermostat, and flushing the cooling system.

1 Known 1995 Volkswagen Passat Exhaust & Emissions Problem

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

0 Known 1995 Volkswagen Passat Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1995 Volkswagen Passat Maintenance Problems

1 Known 1995 Volkswagen Passat Miscellaneous Problem

The digital display portion of the instrument cluster may fail. Our technicians tell us the entire instrument cluster will need to be replaced to correct this concern.

0 Known 1995 Volkswagen Passat Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1995 Volkswagen Passat Problems & Complaints

The digital display portion of the instrument cluster may fail. Our technicians tell us the entire instrument cluster will need to be replaced to correct this concern.
Throttle body failure is not uncommon and can lead to shifting issues with the automatic transmission and other drivability concerns.
The water pump and/or other cooling system may develop a coolant leak. Oil leaking from the valve cover gasket is also common.
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
Ignition wire breakdown is common, resulting in misfires.
A damaged water pump impeller may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us the repair should include replacement of the water pump, thermostat, and flushing the cooling system.
A coolant leak may develop after oil filter replacement. The coolant o-ring seal can be damaged if the oil filter housing turns when removing or installing the oil filter. The recommended procedur...
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.
Poor drivability symptoms—including hard starting—can be caused by coolant temperature sensor and oxygen sensor faults.
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