Volkswagen Passat W8 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Volkswagen Passat W8

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2004 Volkswagen Passat W8 Location: Both Sides
Valve Cover Gasket Replacement
$271 - $393
2003 Volkswagen Passat W8 Service Detail: Front, Both Sides
ABS Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement
$305 - $661
2004 Volkswagen Passat W8 Quantity: One
Wheel Bearing Replacement - Rear
$280 - $385
2003 Volkswagen Passat W8 Quantity: One
Wheel Bearing Replacement - Front
$293 - $445
2004 Volkswagen Passat W8 Quantity: One
Axle/Half Shaft Replacement - Front
$233 - $580

Volkswagen Passat W8 Problems

Water From Clogged Sun Roof Drains May Damage Control Modules

Clogged sunroof drains can allow water to enter the interior and accumulate under the carpet where various control modules are mounted. Over time, the accumulated moisture can damage the control modules.

Check Engine Light Due to Faulty Torque Converter

A problem with the torque converter can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

ABS Light Due to Control Module Failure

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.

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Volkswagen Passat W8 Questions

I have a Volkswagen w8 with a cooling problem. (2 answers)

On start up everything works fine but when the engine reaches normal temperature the fans kick in to high speed and remains running at high speed but temperature is rock steady. The fan runs on after the ignition is turned of for about 2 to 3 minutes.Could this be one of the sensors or the sensor...

dashboard prnd432 all highlighted, no matter what gear is selected. Reverse is only gear that works. Was 3 quarts low on fluid. Is dashboard telling me the ecu is locking out forward. 4motion tiptronic (2 answers)

Just filled gas tank completely full drove it now dripping gas under car. (2 answers)

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Volkswagen Passat W8 Reviews

So far 1,000 miles I love the car I do have the check engine light on I know the owener said when it is cold it is slow to get going but I have not seen it just the check engine light I will have to see what the code is but nice and smooth...
Great car. Never had a problem except for normal maintenance. Looking for another with low miles. Best 8 cylinder german car made and better if you by one used with maintenance records. Price another German 8 cylinder and you will understand.
I will never buy a limited addition again. I've replaced the expensive hallogen head lights once a year several years in a row now. My computer board fragmented and I replaced that. My ABS brake harness broke, that was another $600. My drainage lines for the sun roof melted together causing the water to back up into the car, ruining my headliner and rusted the entire floor in my car. I kept cal...

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