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5.9

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,015 miles

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2005 Volkswagen Passat drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2005 Volkswagen Passat Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 102010

Passat 4-cyl

  • 14,015 miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Volkswagen Passat. The contact stated that the vehicle suddenly stalled while she was driving at a very low speed; she also could not shift into reverse or drive. The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer who stated that the failure was located at the front and rear axle. The vehicle was repaired at a local repair shop. The failure mileage was 14,015 and the current mileage was 18,000. Updated 06/17/11 updated 06/21/11

- Margate , FL, USA

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