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2009 Volkswagen Passat Repair Histories

57 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2009 Volkswagen Passat. 29 of these members (50.9%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 102 repairs to 2009 Volkswagen Passats--an average of 1.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 102 repairs.

2009 Volkswagen Passat repair cost distribution

Chart based on 29 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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2009 Volkswagen Passat 4dr Wagon

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

Volkswagen Passat in California, United States
Mar 2010 - Jan 2012
20000 mi   sunroof crooked 
28000   Transmission valve body needs replacement. Radio replacement due to sat problem. Sunroof off kilter. 
29000   Transmission valve body replaced. 
38000   Entire intake manifold was replaced 
Volkswagen Passat in Minnesota, United States
Feb 2009 - Sep 2014
27000 mi US $27 Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) module failed. Radio volume was higher upon car restart; Radio volume was extremely high after mute / un-mute cycle. Increasingly loud wind noise on driver side above 45mph. Dealer adjusted driver side door, reducing the problem significantly. 
40000   Defog not working; no air flow to windshield 
74000   Alternator light came on; dealer said alternator was bad and replaced it. They did not have one in stock or in the metro area. Took four days to get one. 
81000   1) cleaned carbon off intake valves (was getting misfires & getting worse by week) 2) replaced intake valve stem seals 
100000   Engine using 3 Qts oil in 10K miles. Replace rear main seal. Replace transmission input shaft seal. 
110000   Replaced intake manifold Fuel pump died and was replaced. 
111000   Fuel Pump Control Module died and was replaced. 
Volkswagen Passat in Ohio, United States
Jul 2009 - Sep 2014
9000 mi   The steering wheel controls for the Bluetooth did not work - apparently an incorrect part was originally installed. A new part was installed and the system now works as it should. 
46000   Check engine light was on though the car operated normally. Intake manifold and fuel injector o-rings were replaced under warranty and that resolved the problem. 
77605 US $688 Carbon build up on intake valves. Cleaned carbon from valves and intake ports. Replaced injector origns ans cleaned injector bores. Check engine light was on. Carbon build up on intake valves. Cleaned carbon from valves and intake ports. Replaced injector origns ans cleaned injector bores. 
93000   Turbo bypass valve replaced. It was leaking oil into engine. Breather valve failed. It was replaced. Transmission pan gasket was leaking fluid. It was replaced. 
Volkswagen Passat in New York, United States
May 2009 - Apr 2011
2000 mi   Transmission fluid leaked. Line replaced. 

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2009 Volkswagen Passat 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Passat in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2008 - Sep 2014
155 mi   Rear hatch electrical short fixed by dealership 
23560   Intake flap sensor replaced 
26040   Intake manifold replaced 
37180   faulty sensor replaced 
71900   Engine Light On, Intake manifold replaced a second time. 
73160 C $100 Heater blower seized. Replaced. 
79360   rear hatch power striker replaced 

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2009 Volkswagen Passat 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 170hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Passat in Germany
Oct 2009 - Jun 2011
1240 mi   Noise from driveshafts 

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2009 Volkswagen Passat 4dr Sedan

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

Volkswagen Passat in Florida, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2013
15000 mi   Airbag sensor failed. 
51000 US $470 Intake manifold replaced under warranty. $470 charged to clean deposits from intake. 
Volkswagen Passat in Michigan, United States
Dec 2008 - Mar 2010
10000 mi   Lumbar adjustment knob in passenger seat did not work. New part was ordered and will be installed when it arrives. 
12000   New lumbar knob installed. 
Volkswagen Passat in Washington, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2012
200 mi   Replaced headlights - excess condensation in both headlights 
5051   Check engine light / gas cap light (evap leak warning) 
8195   Check engine light /gas cap light (evap leak warning) 
12228   Check engine light/gas cap light (evap leak warning). Dealer replaced N80 purge valve. 
19000   Check Engine light diagnosed as bad flap/motor in intake manifold. Parts replaced, but check engine light came back. Car immediately returned, dealer performed some adaptation procedures, but check engine light again illuminated. Car returned to shop after a new intake manifold that was ordered, arrived; however, the dealer could not finish the installation because dealer failed to order a few bolts that were also needed. Faulty intake manifold replaced along with two seals for injectors that came out when original manifold was taken out. Check engine light no longer comes on and driveabiliy improved, so I think this fixed the problem 
32000 US $100 Passenger side airbag sensor failure produced airbag warning light on the dashboard 
Volkswagen Passat in Colorado, United States
Nov 2009 - Jan 2011
2000 mi   Passenger door gasket was cut 

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