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The abs and engine lights are always on. When I park in drive-way with a little slope downward it will try to kick over but doesn't. This happens occasionally. Battery is new, plugs new, plug wires new, plenty of high octane gas. If I let it rest for 3-5 minutes while the engine is still cold it will then turn over. When parked in the garage or at work on level ground it kicks over every time. I have 237,000 on it...
after changing the oil the tech said said he saw fluid around the transmission but didn't explain further. This was an express service at the dealer
guy replace the radiator but in 2 weeks i had lost the coolant now he tells me that is normal, I have a old car and he said I need to fill it up when its low. Now he tells me I need a new fuel pump when my car shut down
It occurred today causing the car to shut down when it comes to complete stop. And when you start the car up the idle goes up and down nonstop
Lost the user's manual, and have been unsuccessful and finding the info off of Google. The dipstick looks like the oil level is low (not registering on the middle hash marks between the two orange pieces--if I did it correctly).

I need to take it into a mechanic to have a previous repair looked at (in which both valve cover gaskets were replaced because they were leaking oil, done about 3 months ago), but I want to be able to drive it for the next couple days in the meantime without doing any kind of damage to the engine.
my 2003 passat is making noise and abs light is one brake were just replaced a couple of months ago . shop said cadalyst convertor clogged could it be ecu or are there recalls on this ?
cold days and i checked my coolant level and it is a little low but i don't think that i need coolant. i was reading forums and people think it is the coolant temp. sensor. and if that is what it is can yoy tell me whare it is. if it's anything else could you also tell me please. Thank you
Where is the intake air sensor located
i think it needs a oil pump low oil prs. oil level good
It still comes back on. What can be done. I am a senior citizen
After the oil pan was fixed car runs fine about a week later i noticed some whitish smoke comimg from exhaust when accelerating to get on highway. All the fluids are good, no overheating no power loss. Its not the head gasket i know thats the most common with white smoke. any other ideas on what could of happened from breaking the oil pan maybe? someone did follow me and said the smoke smelled like raw fuel maybe plugged injector but wouldnt the car run bad?
Recently had my 2003 Passat V6 serviced for oil loss and hot oil/burning smell after driving by a reputable local shop. They changed the water pump and tensioners and etc. When I picked up vehicle from that service, the heater temperature control did not work and they had to "burp" the cooling system. Now I've had to add amost a gallon of the Dexcool coolant over the past 4500 miles. No external signs of coolant leaks or no evidence of coolant in the crankcase. Reputable service shop nows says there may be a leaking headgasket that will require 2 days of labor to see if there is coolant leaking into cylinders. Anyone have similar issues?

Car has 90,000 miles and I'm original owner. Serviced every 5,000 miles since new and never had an issue with coolant loss even though it has been changed/flushed at recommened intervals up to now.
Goes slow and the check engine on saying that it temp control module sensor
A REPL TRANS. QUOTE IS $6,000. IF I DO NEED IT. PASSET PURCHASED NEW FEB 04 AND NO MAJOR PROBLEMS UNTIL LAST WEEK REPL THE TIRES...NOW SHIFTING IS SLUGGISH & HESITATE IN LOWER GEARS. ANY SUGGESTIONS BESIDES CHECKING AND CHANGING THE TRANS FLUID??

DEALER SAYS OXYGEN SENSOR CODE SHOWS, TOO. wHICH MAY SETTLE DOWN AFTER HE CHG FLUID. PLEASE COMMENT

We are planning on buying a new car within the month. We would like to get this repair done as inexpensively as possible, perhaps with a rebuilt alternator.
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