definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,983 miles

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problem #6

Sep 162015


  • 122,000 miles
While driving at 75mph or in city traffic I get an alarm warning that my driver's door is open. To shut the loud warning off, I must open and close the door while going 75mph or in traffic. Either I open the door while driving or pull over on the side of the highway with traffic, I find this very dangerous!!! this happens daily this is my second VW Passat that the door latch has failed and was told this a common problem with Volkswagen this should be a recall because of the dangers of having to open the door to reset the latch electrical switches that are defective!!!

- Nederland, CO, USA

problem #5

Jan 122008

Passat 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 39,900 miles
After heavy rainfall, water filled the passenger floor well. I vacuumed out the water and moved vehicle on a surface that is sloped and another 3 gallons of water came through the front passenger kick panel where there are electrical components. In total, there was 7 gallons of water. Now all the service lights comes and remains on.

- Irvine, CA, USA

problem #4

Jun 042007

Passat 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 52,000 miles
When it rains water leaks into the car under the passenger dash over electrical components for the car.

- Media, PA, USA

problem #3

Dec 282003

Passat 4-cyl

  • 29,000 miles
When it rains, my Volkswagen Passat 2002 station wagon floors get soaked and puddle. Had back to dealer 3 times over 1.5 years of ownership, had rugs replaced 2X, they said it was a filter seal that was bad. Problem has not been resolved.

- Warrington, PA, USA

problem #2

Jun 302003

(reported on)


  • 3,000 miles
The entire floor of the vehicle floods when it rains.cause/location of the leak is unknown.

- Little Neck, NY, USA

problem #1

Mar 042003


  • miles
The vehicle experienced a severe vibration.

- Kansas City, MO, USA