Volkswagen Passat TDI Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Volkswagen Passat TDI
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Volkswagen Passat TDI ProblemsEngine Oil LeaksCheck Engine Light Due to Faulty Torque ConverterInspection of Water Pump and Timing Belt
The water pump may fail resulting in engine overheating and possible timing belt damage. Overheating and/or timing belt failure can result in very expensive engine repairs. As a precaution, it is recommended to inspect the timing belt and water pump at regular intervals.
Volkswagen Passat TDI Questionswhere to service the high & low AC under the hood? (1 answer)
Where is this located?
A red light is blinking in my husband's Volkswagen Passat TDI,could it possibly be the thermostat or could it be that the reservoir is low.
When I am turning the car from "off" to "Ignite" position, to wait for the glow plugs to warm, when I turn the key I hear a very faint noise, almost electrical I guess you could say, for 0.2-0.5 seconds. I turn on the car after the glow-light has disappeared and the car runs g...
Volkswagen Passat TDI RecallsUnder Body Sensor Electrical Short
A sensor under the vehicle body may have improperly assembled wire seals in its electrical connector which could allow water inside and cause a short circuit. Dealers will inspect the connector and replace it as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
Vehicles equipped with a diesel engine may have been assembled with a fuel filer that may not seal correctly. This could result in a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the diesel fuel filter to correct this concern. The Volkswagen recall number is 20R7/W3.