really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
70,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. dealer replaced oil pump (1 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
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problem #2

Dec 122008


  • Automatic transmission
  • 67,000 miles

The stop engine light came on and car began to shake. Parked vehicle and had someone look at it. TOld Oil Pump gone.

- Linda S., Chicago, IL, US

problem #1

Dec 042006

(reported on)

Passat 1.8T

  • Automatic transmission
  • 73,000 miles

Driving the car approximately 75 miles a day for the past 14 months. Stop engine immediately light came on. Had it towed to dealer and was told the oil pump has failed for a cost of $831.

- rikt, Dover, DE, US