3.2

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,000 miles

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2004 Volkswagen Passat exhaust system problems

exhaust system problem

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2004 Volkswagen Passat Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 172007

Passat 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 42,000 miles

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

2004 Passat 1.8T caught fire after a coil pack failed and the catalytic converter overheated. I only drove 5 miles after the coil pack failed trying to limp back to the dealer when the fire started. I put the fire out myself.

- Lutz, FL, USA

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