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2010 Volkswagen Passat repairs by problem area

Engine (35%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (5%)

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2010 Volkswagen Passat suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (11%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (11%)

$100 - $499 (39%)

< $100 (28%)

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Chart based on 18 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 Volkswagen Passat 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

76880 mi

C $700
Right rear wheel bearing was worn and noisy. Wheel bearing replaced. 
130200 mi

C $2000
Cracked passenger side front spring 
137640 mi

C $500
Both front wheel bearings replaced. 

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2010 Volkswagen Passat 4dr Wagon

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

24800 mi Car towed to dealership. Failure of electrical power steering when cold outside temperature. Updated on board computer to try to fix problem. 
34112 mi

C $4000
Failure of power steering system when cool outside temperature. Car towed to dealership. (2nd reported failure) Failure of the power steering system. Car towed to dealership. 3rd reported occurrence of the issue. Installed new ground, confirmed updated computer system. Failure of the power steering system when cold outside temperature. 4th reported occurrence. After lots of discussion with VW Canada, replacement of rack and pinion, wiring and computer modules 
43400 mi

C $4000
Towed to dealer ship, lost count of the number of occurrences, replaced everything related to the power steering for the second time. 
74400 mi

C $400
Front passenger wheel bearing replaced 
75000 mi

US $1620
Cupping of tires prevented routine rotation of tires. Shocks and struts were replaced, tires were aligned. $1,200. 
90000 mi Strut replaced in Q3 2014 was failing, found defective and indy shop had replaced under parts manufacturer warranty. 
45000 mi

US $129
Car out of alignment. Alignment performed 

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2010 Volkswagen Passat 4dr Sedan

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

95000 mi

US $150
Tie-rod replaced 
66960 mi

C $250
front wheel bearing replaced 
87420 mi Had to replace rear passenger side wheel bearing Warranty covered by Certified Pre-Owned 
116560 mi

C $250
Broken coil spring (on strut) broken and required replacement. 
67000 mi

US $200
Repair to correct problems described in VW TSB 336816 
35000 mi Squeaking/creaking when going over speed bumps. VW replaced both front lower tie-rod bushings. 

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2010 Volkswagen Passat Suspension Problems

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