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2010 Volkswagen Passat Repair Histories

58 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2010 Volkswagen Passat. 31 of these members (53.4%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 62 repairs to 2010 Volkswagen Passats--an average of 1.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2010 Volkswagen Passat repairs by problem area

Chart based on 62 repairs.

2010 Volkswagen Passat repair cost distribution

Chart based on 12 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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2010 Volkswagen Passat 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Passat in Georgia, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2014
37000 mi US $54 Car ran rough, lost power and stalled within a few minutes. Would not restart. Car required a tow to dealer for repair. Fuel injector had failed, causing car electronics to shut down. Parts and labor covered by VW out of warranty. 
47000   CEL came on. Code and inspection determined the intake flap was sticking. Replaced under warranty 
Volkswagen Passat in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2010 - Apr 2015
17500 mi   Upper console sunglasses holder broke, replaced under warranty during 2yr/20k service 
39300 US $400 Failed battery in summer. Replaced. 
Volkswagen Passat in California, United States
Dec 2009 - Mar 2015
7000 mi   Door would not unlock Bluetooth would lose connection 
11000   The MMI system was replaced. The MMI is a multi media input module that connects to things like an ipod. 
19000   trunk close button not working 
30000   replaced rear hatch close button which failed for second time 
42000 US $550 Drivers side door lock solenoid failed and did not allow door to be unlocked from switches or key fob. Repair was include with extended warranty. Owner paid for deductible. Additionally 40K service was preformed. 
56000   ignition coil failed 
58000   Front Passanger Door Lock failed to operate Rear Drivers Passanger Door Lock failed to operate Rear Passanger Door window failed to operate. Shop replaced switch but problem return a few days later 
Volkswagen Passat in New York, United States
Dec 2010 - Mar 2015
18000 mi   Airbag light came on dealer found problem with "spring" and replace. Dealer provided rental car while work was done. 
Volkswagen Passat in Minnesota, United States
Jun 2010 - Sep 2011
8000 mi   Rear hatch would only go up only 1/2 way. service personnel needed to go to vehicle computer and reboot section dealing with raising rear hatch. Aftyer reboot, rear hatch now operates correctly. 
Volkswagen Passat in Virginia, United States
Oct 2009 - Aug 2011
51000 mi US $115 Air conditioning does not turn on until after the car has been running for more than 5 minutes. 

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2010 Volkswagen Passat 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

Volkswagen Passat in California, United States
Jun 2012 - Jul 2012
15000 mi   dealer replaced intake manifold and ignition coil prior to me purchasing it. 
Volkswagen Passat in Minnesota, United States
Oct 2010 - Mar 2015
14000 mi   Vehicle takes an extremely long time/distance to heat. Not a good thing in Minnesota. Took it to dealer who could diagnose no problem. This on an above freezing day after I had driven 25 miles. They did nothing. 
Volkswagen Passat in Missouri, United States
Mar 2010 - May 2012
22000 mi   Left rear window regulator broke. Window stuck in close position. Dealer replaced window regulator under warranty. Horn high note only work intermittently. Replacement horn ordered. Steering wheel leather cracking. New steering wheel ordered. Steering wheel replaced. 
25000   Moisture collect behind driver side fog light lens. Replacement fog light ordered. Ordered fog light received and replaced. 
26000   Radio not displaying RDS data correctly. Radio functins but RDS data will freeze-up. 
28000   Radio replaced to fixed software issues for speed dependent volume and frozen display but did not correct the RDS function. RDS works intermittenly. VW claims problem is due to signal strength. 

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2010 Volkswagen Passat 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel hybrid automated manual 2WD

Volkswagen Passat in Sweden
Jun 2012 - Jul 2014
29300 mi   Gear 2 lost power in the DSG 
57660 $1600 Needed to change fuel-spreader for petrol. 

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