2004 Volkswagen Passat - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


As we tell everyone else who comes on here with warning lights: When there's a warning light on, that means a trouble code is stored in the computer. Don't ask us to guess what caused the light to go on when all you have to do is get the trouble codes read.

2004 Volkswagen... | Answered on Feb 17, 2018 | 164 views


run the fault codes and look for PCM bus communication problems
could be a bad ground problem

2004 Volkswagen... | Answered on Jan 30, 2018 | 84 views


Yes indeed... (suggestions)

Get your CODES read... Preferably at an EXHAUST
shop... They (in my opinion) are much less likely
to try and sell you those OXYGEN SENSORS you
will be "offered" at AUTOZONE... (useless).

OXYGENS SENSORS seldom make the news...
like thermometers in FLU-season: they merely
report the news...

A BLOCKED exhaust system will perform exactly
as you have described...!!

Check out all the prices of all the PARTS you can
throw away MONEY trying to surround the trouble
a CATALYTIC converter/muffler COST will pale by
comparison... (go to rockauto.com or AMAZON).

In my humble opinion

Carnac the Magnificent

2004 Volkswagen... | Answered on Jan 15, 2018 | 73 views


coils burn from over voltage
could be a problem ECM
Have the electronics professionally checked

2004 Volkswagen... | Answered on Jan 08, 2018 | 180 views


Change oil and replace with Mobil One and Mobil’s Oil filter.

2004 Volkswagen... | Answered on Dec 29, 2017 | 138 views


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2004 Volkswagen... | Answered on Nov 27, 2017 | 39 views


code p 0130 refers to the heated oxygen sensor (HO2S) 1 bank 1
code p 0139 refers to HO2S 2 bank 1 the HO2S is the ones in the exhaust manifold or pipe before the cat converter

2004 Volkswagen... | Answered on Oct 21, 2017 | 121 views


Electronics on car may have to be reset. check with VW for the code.

2004 Volkswagen... | Answered on Sep 02, 2017 | 248 views


There may be a defective fan control switch.

2004 Volkswagen... | Answered on May 25, 2017 | 410 views


Take it back and make them fix it, if they refuse sue them in small claims and/or contact your state's consumer protection office (or bureau of automotive repair if you have one) and file a formal complaint, that will get them moving.

2004 Volkswagen... | Answered on Apr 24, 2017 | 187 views


check your windscreen rubbers water will always track to the lowest point try putting a hose on the screen

2004 Volkswagen... | Answered on Jun 30, 2016 | 241 views


Will need more information, but if you have been noticing a slow and steady decline in power, probably a clogged catalyst converter which is common problem with loss of power without a distinct miss in engine indicating a tune up is needed. If you can get car scanned for codes it will point you in right direction. Often times the national chains like Autozone and Advance Auto will do free scan if your mechanic won't. FREE-PPV.com

2004 Volkswagen... | Answered on Apr 03, 2016 | 82 views


Yep. There are millions of them!

2004 Volkswagen... | Answered on Mar 16, 2016 | 46 views


please be more specific ?

2004 Volkswagen... | Answered on Sep 21, 2015 | 42 views


I-PASS and E-ZPass can be used interchangeably and are accepted in 15 states by 26 toll agencies. Rates and discounts are set by individual facilities. Please visit their websites through the E-ZPass facilities page for specific information.
Using PASS on Other Toll Roads www illinoistollway com
Wikpedia actually has a listing of the fee schedule by state. Generally, you put money on an account and each time you go through a tll, the money is drawn from the account.
ZPass Wikipedia the free encyclopedia

2004 Volkswagen... | Answered on Sep 21, 2015 | 254 views


Disconnect battery live
Get under car disconnect live into solenoid then the thin wire into centre of solenoid then remove three bolts holding starter one should have earth strap for engine attached
Fitment is reverse of above but clert the starter terminal's with petroleum jelly before attaching wires to combat corrosion

2004 Volkswagen... | Answered on Sep 01, 2015 | 759 views

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