2002 Volkswagen Passat

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2002 Volkswagen Passat Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Significant Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor, the Ignition Coils (1.8L engine only), Water Pump and the Engine Vacuum Hoses. The cost to replace the MAF Sensor is estimated at $380.00 for parts and $60.00 for labor on the 1.8L engine, and $290.00 for parts and $33.00 for labor on the 2.8L engine. The cost to replace the Ignition Coils is estimated at $23.00 for each coil and $65.00 for labor. The cost to replace the Water Pump is $90.00 for parts and $208.00 for labor on the 1.8L engine, and $170.00 for parts and $340.00 for labor on the 2.8L engine. The cost to repair the Engine Vacuum Hoses is estimated at $25.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle (vehicles equipped with ABS/EDL, ABS/EDL ASR or ABS/EDL/ESP antilock brake systems only) is failure of the ABS Control Module. The cost to repair the ABS Control Module is estimated at $900.00 for parts and $150.00 For Labor. All prices are estimates based on $65,00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Comfort Control Module. The cost to repair the Comfort Control Module is estimated at $290.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat-rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 2002 2003 2004 2005
Engine Significant Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
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BB02 - 4/18/2014 10:04:27 PM