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pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
52,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. dealer replaced the coil (2 reports)
2003 Volkswagen Passat accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2003 Volkswagen Passat Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 272008

Passat Wagon V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 47,000 miles


the passenger front seat has never worked sence i've had it

- , Anderson, CA, USA

problem #1

Jan 262008

(reported on)

Passat GLS 1.8L T

  • Automatic transmission
  • 58,000 miles

I noticed that everytime I used the seat warmer I smelled something burning. I took it to the dealer, they said it had been recalled by already replaced. (They acted like they didn't really want to look at it.) After they inspected it, it appeared that the coil had never been replaced at the time of the original recall. The coil had in turn burned my entire seat. The dealer finally got the replacement seat after 1 month of waiting.

- , Eatonton, GA, USA

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