The customer service rep at dealeship guestimated that a water pump needed replaced which is causing the vehicle to overheat. The drop-forged steel six-throw runs in seven ; unlike the majority of wide angle V6 engines which have only four main bearings. After the third trip out to the car to unload groceries, smoke began to come out from the hood. Engine light came on had to replace massive air flow meter. The brake servo was changed for a pin hole air leak. However, the non-starting after being driven a distance could result in being stranded and placed in danger.
The car itself burst into flames at that point and my fiance had to back away from it immediately for fear that it would explode. Further modifications were added to the design in 1999, with the introduction of the 2. The car was completely burned beyond recognition. How long ago did you last service your spark plugs in your vehicle? So leads me to my first question. The car was serviced several times prior to the incident at the same dearlership, once even for inspection in February 2005 and this repair was never mentioned. In 2005, the European market version of Volkswagen's sixth generation Passat, now with a transverse engine layout, went on sale with a revised version of the 3.
Now the car is unrepairable. Back brake pad wore down to the rivets. The windshield was replaced for a cracked rain drain. Car was smoking and then tunred off. Due to the cylinder 5 failure, the engine is burning excessive amounts of oil, emitting smoke from the tailpipe.
Usually a misfire is related to a fouled plug or fuel issue. This version, which had a 2. Was informed that there was a crack in the engine block and that the entire engine needs to be replaced. The car was in excellent condition and well serviced. The air meter was defective. My vehicle has 117,000 miles on it had 43,500 when I bought it I know stupid wasn't I it was my first vehicle.
Deathjam4 answered 4 years ago Its either your mass airflow sensor or spark plugs. We are not responsible for any errors or omissions on this website. Was told could drive vehicle but performance may deteriorate. My car had never overheated or anything prior to this. On the highway, the car performs quite well--good engine power, steering, etc.
Despite the cold temperatures and snowstorm outside, flames soon began to drop below the car from the engine and flames 8 feet high engulfed the front half of the car before the fire department could put out the fire. Typically, these W engines are significantly shorter but only marginally wider than their conventional V engine counterparts. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. In fact the car is not even worth that much. The car has been serviced for oil changes and several minor repairs needed such as mirror, cup holder, tires, etc.
The narrow angle between cylinders allows the use of just one cylinder head - whereas wider angle Vee engines require two separate cylinder heads, one for each cylinder bank. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. The first generation Porsche Cayenne base model is powered by a 3. I got bullied into a vehicle I really don't want. The contact feels that the manufacturer should replace the engine because it was a safety issue. The intake and egr were cleaned and the air mass meter was replaced.
After the repairs, the consumer noticed that the engine would continue to come on. The hazard switch switched on and off distressing other drivers behind. This made it possible for Volkswagen to install six-cylinder engines in existing four-cylinder cars. These are poorly constructed vehicles. I parked the car in the garage and there was no sign or smell of smoke. Just before arriving home, by low gas light came on it was expected , but no warning appeared about the temperature of the engine.