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Costly fix I Am looking at buying A 1997 Passat 1.8T and have had it checked. The below is wrong will it cost me a lot to fix if i do buy? Electric Windows go down with the central locking sometimes Whistle noise in the engine Suspension bushes worn front CV Boots leaking steering/transmission hoses seeping front brake disk worn.

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STAY AWAY FROM THIS CAR!!!! If there is a high piched whistle from under the bonnet and it is a turbo the said turbo is about to let loose. As for the other work niggley electrics are not un common on the passat all the other work seems wear and tear but these cars are not killed off easily it sound like it's a lemon Please dont buy it unless you are married to the owner of a bank.

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