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2007 Volkswagen Passat Repair Histories

175 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2007 Volkswagen Passat. 102 of these members (58.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 437 repairs to 2007 Volkswagen Passats--an average of 2.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 437 repairs.

2007 Volkswagen Passat repair cost distribution

Chart based on 96 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2007 Volkswagen Passat 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volkswagen Passat in Hong Kong, China
Dec 2006 - Sep 2014
1240 mi   warning light on for airbag; turned out to be some loose connection 
4340   rattles in dash, B pillar and trunk 
19840   Anchor for partition of trunk broken from previous repair for rattle. 
22320   Another broken anchor of rear partition between cabin and trunk. 
24800   The warning lamp for exhaust emission lit up. This required replacement of a certain part. 
29140 $2000 Abs pump replaced 
32860   The anchor for partition between cabin and trunk fell off (it is a wagon) 
42160   and leaking ball joint cover replaced. 
49600   I was told that the one of the joints in the steering system had its 'capsule' broken. This was replaced. 
58280   Xenon bulb busted; change required removal of bumper by mechanic 
62620   I was told that the cover of the ball joint had broken Some 'pressure valve' broke 
67580   AC not cold New pump installed 

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2007 Volkswagen Passat 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Passat in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
5000 mi   Strut mount bolts were loose which lead to a clunking noise. I thought it might be the "loose sub-frame bolts" problem I had read about but it was the strut bolts. 
Volkswagen Passat in Quebec, Canada
Apr 2007 - Apr 2011
7440 mi   Fuel cap and check engine lights intermittently illuminating; codes cleared, no recurrence, repaired under warranty 
39680   Check engine light illuminated; check with my VAG-COM scan tool revealed a series of codes related to the intake runner flap motor. Took the scan result and downloaded TSB to the dealer during routine service. Computer reflashed, problem corrected. 
48360   Right hand mirror heating element discovered non-functional by self VAG-COM scan. Replaced under warranty. 
53940   CEL for random misfire cyl 4 and second random misfire cyl 1, diagnosed by owner (VAG-COM). TSB for crankcase breather valve. Valve replaced by dealer under warranty 
58280   Squeaking belts when cold. Dealer unable to reproduce. 
80600 C $800 Preventive timing belt replacement 
89280   Subframe loose. Installed new bolts and shims. Mirror turn signal LED failed. Part replaced 

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2007 Volkswagen Passat 4dr Wagon

280-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volkswagen Passat in Illinois, United States
May 2007 - Mar 2010
110 mi   Adaptive Front Lights Inoperative 

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2007 Volkswagen Passat 4dr Wagon

250-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed automated manual AWD

Volkswagen Passat in New South Wales, Australia
Dec 2006 - Sep 2014
3100 mi   Carpet lifting, had to be replaced 
5580   Brake noise at low speed 
6200   Brakes squeaking 
21080   Electronic handbrake failure. 
23560 A $450 Rear brake pads. 
43400   Suspension bushings and front control arms replaced 
64100   Replaced faulty lambda sensor 
75020   Replace failed A/C compressor 

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2007 Volkswagen Passat 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volkswagen Passat in Missouri, United States
Mar 2007 - Jan 2012
1200 mi   Realigned trunk lid that was crooked at delivery. Lubricated key/shifter interlock mechanism to stop the key from getting stuck in the ignition. Brake pedal easily goes to the floor - dealership states this is "working as designed." Passenger-side dash 
3000   Squeak from passenger side of dashboard, can be quieted by pressing on dash. Dealer attempted to repair with foam tape, but the squeak has now moved to the adjacent trim panel around radio. Problem has been changed but not fixed. 
49000   Front left turn signal housing tab broke, and housing fell out of place. MFD sometimes fades/dims, but it would not do this while car was in shop. 
61000 US $817 A/C compressor failed, entailing replacement of compressor. 
67000   Flange that holds front catalytic converter to rear of turbo housing broke off, creating an open exhaust. 

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2007 Volkswagen Passat 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Passat in Colorado, United States
Apr 2007 - Nov 2012
700 mi   mfd display fades 
3000   rattling dash fixed 
3000   replaced screen all good 
6000   fuel pump pressure low 
7000   fuel pump pressure erratic, pump replaced and fuel sensor 
15000   parking brake will not disengage replaced switch for parking brake 
31000   AC compressor total fail 
32000   replaced ac system 

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2007 Volkswagen Passat 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder manual 2WD

Volkswagen Passat in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2006 - Mar 2010
10540 mi   Extreme rattles in driver side b-pillar 
18600   This problem was resolved 

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2007 Volkswagen Passat 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volkswagen Passat in Indiana, United States
Feb 2007 - May 2007
9000 mi   Squeeks and rattles that local VW dealer claims they could not reproduce. Will report them again next time it goes in. 
9000 US $150 Misc Squeeks and rattles. Dealership keeps telling me they can't duplicate. This time they found one and fixed. Although car still squeeks and rattles all of the time. Chipping occuring all around front of car. Body shops identified as paint didn't adhere to primer properly. Dealership will not warranty vehicle and VW rep tells me it is not covered but they will repaint hood only out of gratitude for my purchase of 4 
Volkswagen in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2007
6000 mi   rattles in b pillar and dash 

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