Question about 2003 Volkswagen Passat
IS MISFIRE DETECTED??????CHECK IF ENGINE LIGHT IS FLASHING WHEN IT DOES THAT!!!
Posted on Mar 05, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The flashing is telling you that the engine is mis-firing, the dealer will run a test to determine the cylinder that is mis-firing, chances are it is something simple
Posted on Dec 01, 2008
no flashing light and rough shaking will be part of spark plug but also a very bad miss fire. I am going to guess that your engine is a 1.8t if so you have 4 coils that sit on top of your spark plugs that most likely are arcing you will need to figure out which coil is failing or you can save yourself the trouble and replace all 4 and the spark plugs. before you do that though check your wireing going to your coils look for broken wires or the ground that is next to the #1 coil that is the one closest to the front of the motor and you. hope that helps. that will be the start to fixing your issue also when you pull out the spark plug look down the hole first and make sure that there is not oil in the bottom of the hole if that is the case you will need a valve cover gasket as well. good luck hope that helps
Posted on Sep 16, 2009
Testimonial: "hey was help full, but no it was second coil, miss fire, $89.00, BUT VW wanted 350.00 to do what i paid and did my self ,lol,,thnks"
You have a bad coil pack, they usually crack from age and heat. It's best to replace them all. Check for a VW recall on this item.
Posted on Dec 22, 2009
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