Volkswagen Passat information
Owner's reviews
What real owners think of the Passat. The good things and the bad ones
Problems and issues
86 reports of problems and solutions from other car owners

Latest problems

Boot catch releases but won't open
Volkswagen Passat 2002 Station wagon V5
So. I can't open it at all manually from outside and when I use the button inside I can hear the catch release and it pops open very slightly but when I go to release it all the way manually again fro… 

VW Passat 2015
Volkswagen Passat 2015 sedan
I am getting the EPC as well as the Engine icons on my dashboard. The mecanic told me the turbo has to be replaced... The car looses power especially when I turn on the AC,I would like to know your op… 

Gear not changing
Volkswagen Passat 1999 Wagon
I have this VW Passat that will not shift gear when parked in the sun. Every morning, the gear will change normally and can drive more than 300km as long as the ignition is not switched off. If the i… 

Turbo always working when car is on.
Volkswagen Passat 2007 Saloon
Turbo is always under pressure. It’s whistling since i remapped it. Its always working not just when i hit 2000 revs. Anyone know would it be the turbo sensor or what?

Steering problem
Volkswagen Passat 2011 Sedan,diesel
Whilst managing a gentle curve at about 85km an hour, the steering suddenly felt similar to driving without power steering and within a few seconds gave a bit of a jolt and came good again. Within 10… 

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