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2012 Volkswagen Passat Problems

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Most Common 2012 Volkswagen Passat Problems

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module may fail causing the ABS light to illuminate. Failed modules should be replaced to restore ABS operation.
Check Engine Light illumination can be related to a catalytic converter fault. Our technicians tell us a re-flash of the ECM may correct the concern. If not, replacement of the catalytic converter ...
One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure. Care should be taken to inspect the head light harness connector for damage when replacin...
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1 Known 2012 Volkswagen Passat Brakes Problem

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module may fail causing the ABS light to illuminate. Failed modules should be replaced to restore ABS operation.

0 Known 2012 Volkswagen Passat Drive Train Problems

1 Known 2012 Volkswagen Passat Electrical & Lights Problem

One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure. Care should be taken to inspect the head light harness connector for damage when replacin...

4 Known 2012 Volkswagen Passat Engine Problems

The 2006-2017 Volkswagen Passat uses FSI and TSI direct injection engines. These engines are subject to carbon buildup in the intake system which can cause power loss, OBD codes and a check engine ...
The 2006-2017 Volkswagen Passat uses FSI and TSI direct injection engines. These engines are subject to carbon buildup in the intake system which can cause power loss, OBD codes and a check engine ...
Throttle body failure is not uncommon and can lead to shifting issues with the automatic transmission and other drivability concerns.

2 Known 2012 Volkswagen Passat Exhaust & Emissions Problems

Check Engine Light illumination can be related to a catalytic converter fault. Our technicians tell us a re-flash of the ECM may correct the concern. If not, replacement of the catalytic converter ...
Popping sounds from the rear of the vehicle may be heard moments after starting the engine, or when slowing to a stop. This noise is from the leak detection pump filling the fuel tank with air, and...

0 Known 2012 Volkswagen Passat Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2012 Volkswagen Passat Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2012 Volkswagen Passat Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 2012 Volkswagen Passat Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2012 Volkswagen Passat Problems & Complaints

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module may fail causing the ABS light to illuminate. Failed modules should be replaced to restore ABS operation.
Popping sounds from the rear of the vehicle may be heard moments after starting the engine, or when slowing to a stop. This noise is from the leak detection pump filling the fuel tank with air, and...
Check Engine Light illumination can be related to a catalytic converter fault. Our technicians tell us a re-flash of the ECM may correct the concern. If not, replacement of the catalytic converter ...
One or both head lights may not work due to premature head light bulb burnout and/or bulb harness failure. Care should be taken to inspect the head light harness connector for damage when replacin...
Throttle body failure is not uncommon and can lead to shifting issues with the automatic transmission and other drivability concerns.
The 2006-2017 Volkswagen Passat uses FSI and TSI direct injection engines. These engines are subject to carbon buildup in the intake system which can cause power loss, OBD codes and a check engine ...
The 2006-2017 Volkswagen Passat uses FSI and TSI direct injection engines. These engines are subject to carbon buildup in the intake system which can cause power loss, OBD codes and a check engine ...
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