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2004 Volkswagen passat transmission code p811

I have a 2004 Volkswagen passat with check engine light code p811 excessive clutch slip. Transmission also seems to be slipping. Do you know what may be causing this?

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  • acepdoc Jan 28, 2009

    same model year, mine is tdi. transmission slips on hills and hard acceleration. no problems at low speed, mild acceleration.

  • Anonymous May 04, 2009

    I was told mine was the tork converter and I had it replaced, drove it for 3 days and it started slipping again!!! Paid $2000, and it now back in the shop!

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    My windows stop working in my Volkswagen Passat what can cause this

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    i would like to know where and how to get it online or otherwise

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    I dont know the engine code.



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As per vw, you need to check transmission oil level., not an easy thing to do. if transmission oil level ok (no dipstick on these by the way). it is a mecahnical fault.

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