8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$540.00
Average Mileage:
94,442 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace spark plugs/coil (2 reports)
2003 Volkswagen Passat engine problems

engine problem

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2003 Volkswagen Passat Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 112016

Passat GLX 4Motion 2.8L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 129,000 miles

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

Car started to idle funny, with jerking feeling. Then on acceleration sometimes you would hear a pop. After about 20 miles it got even worse. Couldn't idle right, check engine light would blink sometime. Ran my OBDII scanner and found that cyl 2 misfiring. Replaced spark plug and it temporarily fixed it. They replaced spark plug wire. And as of right now it is fine.

- , Richmond, USA

problem #1

Feb 112009

Passat LX

  • Automatic transmission
  • 59,883 miles

The same cylinders misfired causing a replacement of spark plugs and ignition coil to be replaced 4 times:

Feb. 2009, Dec. 2013, Aug. 2014, June 15. Identical malfunctions each time.

- , Southbury, CT, USA

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