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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
33,515 miles

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2005 Volkswagen Passat suspension problems

suspension problem

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2005 Volkswagen Passat Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 172007

Passat 4-cyl

  • 33,515 miles


2005 Passat air conditioner failure, blows cold air intermittently. Customer states that it blows cold air intermittently then will stop for no reason and blow ambient temperature air. ** the dealer replaced various parts within the ac unit, however the consumer continued to experience ac failure. The consumer believed there was a serious problem with the electrical system or the wiring harness. The consumer stated he replaced two tires due to extreme cupping.

- Cedarville, MI, USA

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