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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2008 Volkswagen Passat

$12,346

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 74414 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Highland, MI
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

New Listing
$10,668

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 79104 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Waterloo, NY
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$9,694

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 100665 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Charleston, SC
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Lux

$13,000

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT LUX

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 79915 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hillsboro, OR
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$7,995

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 109081 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Shrewsbury, NJ
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$8,466

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 113635 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Neptune, NJ
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

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2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 74550 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Schererville, IN
  • MPG: 16 City / 24 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

New Listing
$6,200

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 66866 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: San Juan Capistrano, CA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

New Listing
$10,490

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 84661 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Golden, CO
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$12,500

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 67805 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bridgewater, MA
  • MPG: 20 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Lux

$16,995

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT LUX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 36381 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Puyallup, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

New Listing
$14,599

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 56008 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Buena Park, CA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

New Listing
$14,998

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 33359 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Irvine, CA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat Lux

$14,998

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT LUX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 56272 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Naples, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2008 Volkswagen Passat

$14,580

2008 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 59759 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Puyallup, WA
  • MPG: 16 City / 24 Hwy
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