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8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$400.00
Average Mileage:
90,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace (1 reports)
1996 Volkswagen Passat electrical problems

electrical problem

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1996 Volkswagen Passat Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 012009

Passat GLX 2.8L 6 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 90,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

This is the second coil pack that has gone bad in the last year. Also, many other electrical problems. I bought the car with only 72k miles and have had nothing but problems. mostly sensors. If I go a month without a problem I feel good. I'll never buy another vw. This car looks great and handles great when it runs.

- , Gloversville, NY, USA

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