Volkswagen Passat information
Owner's reviews
What real owners think of the Passat. The good things and the bad ones
Useful guides
Oil change, timing belt, check engine light and more
Fuse box diagrams
Explore an interactive fuse box diagram of your Volkswagen Passat
Problems and issues
99 reports of problems and solutions from other car owners

Latest problems

Engine performance poor
Volkswagen Passat 2000 Passat manual
VW Passat station gasoline V5 engine decelerates, dropping speed from 100km to 90 or 80km and stuttering while driving on the highway. Engine is behaving normal at speed 80 to 90km. Sign on dashboard… 

Won't crank
Volkswagen Passat 2006 2ltr passat wagon
Car won't crank push the fob to crank nothing the car is in park but when I go to crank it tells me to put shift to park or nuteral any idea like I pulled up at shops stopped went shopping came back h… 

Car don't start
Volkswagen Passat 2003 Passat 1.8T
Car don't start. If I turn the key all the lights on the dashboard burn but the engine don't start.

Mobilizer Active
Volkswagen Passat 2006 2.0T Automatic Fuel
So i recently got this well used Passat 2006 2. Ot Fuel but the Immobilizer Active message display which wouldn't let the vehicle come on could drive a sane person insane. I notice this becomes very i… 

Everything electrical
Volkswagen Passat 2012 Passat 2L TDI
Really cold out -35. Heard a bit of possibly belt noise. Drove about 20 miles. Fan didn't work until i hit the Max heat. Seemed to run ok. Stopped and shut engine off. Tried to start within 5 minutes,… 


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