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2011 Volkswagen Routan repairs by problem area

Engine (82%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (0%)

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2011 Volkswagen Routan repair cost distribution

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$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (10%)

< $100 (90%)

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Chart based on 10 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2011 Volkswagen Routan

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Volkswagen Routan in Connecticut, United States
Dec 2012 - Jan 2013
Jan 2013 Cylinder head replacement 

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2011 Volkswagen Routan 4dr Minivan, ext.

283-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volkswagen Routan in New York, United States
Apr 2015 - Sep 2018
Oct 2017

69000 mi

US $40
TIPM fuel pump relay. Common problem with Chrysler vehicles. Symptom: Engine cranks but fails to start. Intermittently starts on some attempts. Replacement of the TIPM is a costly job but the relay is only a few dollars and can be replaced with adequate soldering skills. 
Volkswagen Routan in Florida, United States
Oct 2013 - Mar 2016
Jun 2015

59000 mi
Van keeps shutting off 
Jul 2015

59000 mi

US $50
Volkswagen Routan in Florida, United States
Oct 2013 - Aug 2015
Oct 2013

24000 mi

US $168
Dead battery 
Nov 2013

24300 mi
Replaced crankshaft vibration dampener. This bad part was the cause for the battery not getting charged properly. Belt was not tight enough. 
Volkswagen Routan in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2011 - Oct 2015
Feb 2014

25100 mi
Recall item, Antenna base would always come looose, dealer installed new base. 
Jun 2014

28000 mi
check engine light came on. Dealership stated a camshaft position sensor was to blame. Dealer replaced sensor. 
Jul 2014

28300 mi
check engine light came on again. Dealer reported this is part of original issue with camshaft position sensor. More parts needed to repair not in stock. dealership replaced cam adjuster, gaskets and seals. they found the stored code P0340 exhaust cam shaft phasers were faulty. removed intake manifold, valve cover gasket. 
Volkswagen Routan in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2011 - Oct 2012
Oct 2012

18000 mi
Cylinder failed. In repair shop forever. I no longer own this vehicle. Replaced under nj lemon law. 

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2011 Volkswagen Routan Repair Histories

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