Safety Ratings
2008 Volkswagen Passat
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls2
Number of Complaints66
Number of Investigations0
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2008 Volkswagen Passat vehicles

2008 Volkswagen Passat (5/28/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08V235000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING 4,079 MY 2008 PASSAT AND 2,500 MY 2009 TIGUAN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0T FSI ULEV II ENGINES. THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) CONTAINING SOFTWARE THAT MAY NOT PROPERLY CONTROL ENGINE IDLE WITH THE AIR CONDITIONING TURNED ON. IN RARE CASES, THE ECM MAY UNEXPECTEDLY INCREASE ENGINE RPM.

Defect: AN ENGINE SURGE CAUSED BY AN UNEXPECTED INCREASE IN ENGINE RPM MAY SURPRISE THE VEHICLE OPERATOR AND CAN RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND UPDATE THE ECM SOFTWARE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 30, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-893-5298.

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT for sale

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$12,998

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 85575 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Salt Lake City, UT
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

$8,555

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 136585 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Salt Lake City, UT
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

$13,208

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT LUX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 73453 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Waterloo, NY
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

$11,695

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 87103 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy

$13,577

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 52209 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Naperville, IL
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy

$11,995

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 72067 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Yorkville, NY
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

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2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 92080 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bellevue, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

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$12,995

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT LUX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 95489 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

$7,991

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 73091 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Pembroke Pines, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

$9,750

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 85092 Miles
  • Ext Color: Brown
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Antioch, CA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

$10,995

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 46430 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Santa Monica, CA
  • MPG: 20 City / 29 Hwy

$12,188

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 69338 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Indianapolis, IN
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

$15,136

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 61498 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: North Olmsted, OH
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

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2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT LUX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: North Olmsted, OH
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

$16,812

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 29592 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: North Olmsted, OH
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
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