fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,500 miles

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problem #2

Jan 292003

(reported on)


  • Manual transmission
  • 5,000 miles
The spark plugs/ignition coil has a manufactures defect. Both components causes the vehicle to lose power with no warning.

- Cambridge, MA, USA

problem #1

Dec 242002

Passat 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 20,000 miles
The ignition coil has has had to be replaced three times in my 2002 Passat. VW knows about the problem but due a shortage of parts, they will only fix them on a needed basis.

- Lake Oswego, OR, USA