hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
113,407 miles

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problem #4

Feb 202009


  • 128,628 miles
2000 Volkswagen Passat 4 dr sedan ABS anti-lock braking system control module failed.

- Cottage Grove, WI, USA

problem #3

Sep 202008


  • 103,000 miles
ABS / brake light warning on dashboard. It happens occasionally, but it getting more common. It is not a constant warning. It does not happen on every drive of the vehicle. Have read that it is common on this era of vehicles.

- Madison, WI, USA

problem #2

Sep 102008


  • 90,000 miles
I have a '00 VW Passat, and belong to passatworld.com I bought this car brand new in 2000, and now the car just has 90K on the odometer. My ABS control module just went bad, as many many VW and Audi owners have experienced. I think this is way too soon for this to happen, have kept the car in excellent shape, have followed all recommended maintenance schedules, etc. For such a potentially life-saving piece of equipment (ABS and traction control, which the module controls, ) you'd think VW would use a longer lasting part that is not prone to early failure.

- San Gabriel, CA, USA

problem #1

Jun 012007


  • 132,000 miles
2000 Passat ABS control module failure summer 07. No unusual circumstances... ABS light just came on when driving down the highway. Confirmed "lack of comms with ECM for $80 at VW dealer in August 07. VW wants $1300 to repair. I plan to order repair through bbs for $250. Still have good braking just no ABS asr.

- Lakeland, FL, USA