Volkswagen Passat – Common problems
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Common problems for the VW Passat

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the VW Passat, for which Volkswagen has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your VW Passat. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your VW Passat have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.


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Latest VW´s Passat Problems in EU

Volkswagen-Passat-2015-recall-sunroof 19. 7. 2019

Volkswagen Passat (2014 - 2018)

  15. 10. 2014 - 20. 8. 2018
In the event of a repair, due to an ambiguous indication in the replacement parts catalogue, the adh ...
     290
Volkswagen-Passat-2018-recall-headrest 23. 12. 2018

Volkswagen Passat (2018)

  V. 2018 - VIII. 2018
The fitting for the headrest may have been incorrectly welded to the backrest. As a consequence, the ...
     690
Volkswagen-Passat-2018-recall-headrest 29. 9. 2018

Volkswagen Passat (2018)

  4. 5. 2018 - 3. 6. 2018
The head restraint guide retaining spring is defective. As a consequence, the headrest is not proper ...
     735



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