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8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
96,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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1997 Volkswagen Passat engine problems

engine problem

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1997 Volkswagen Passat Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 092003

(reported on)

Passat TDI

  • 96,000 miles

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

This car stalls for no reason. Hot, cold, warm, 65 mph, stopped at a light, doesn't matter, it stalls without warning. The dealer says it is still covered under warranty but it is too old for the factory to be bothered to help them fix it and they cannot find the problem after 3 visits and 6 days+ in the shop. We need a reliable car!

- , Wyckoff, NJ, USA

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