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definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
102,500 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. melted the switch back together (1 reports)
2000 Volkswagen Passat electrical problems

electrical problem

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2000 Volkswagen Passat Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 182008

Passat 1.8L Turbo

  • Manual transmission
  • 102,500 miles


So one night I am sitting in my car and I go to turn on the overhead light and the damn switch just breaks on me! I hear a snap and the thing falls to the floor. WTH? So I take the thing apart and it's actually super glued together. That's how it came from the factory? Super glued? Wow, VW you sure do spend a lot of money making your vehicles. So I look for super glue but of course I don't have any so I just melted the stupid thing together with a lighter and now it won't ever fall off, HAHA. Stupid VWs. Never buying another German car every again.

- , Andrews AFB, MD, USA

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