2001 vw Passat v6 check engine light

Asked by Guru5HT94 Jan 17, 2018 at 07:30 PM about the 2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My check engine light is on. Sometimes it goes off
and sometimes it flashes. The error code is for
cylinder misfires but it reads for different cylinders
when I take it to oreileys for a diagnostic code. I
have replaced the spark plugs twice and the
ignition wires twice but the problem only goes
away for a few months then comes back. Does
anyone know what's going on with my car? Have
you experienced this before? Thank you!

4 Answers

23,025

What's the code generated ?

1 people found this helpful.
23,070

the VR6 had issues with the coil pack.use a squirt bottle with water, start engine and spray coil pack, if you see a light show replace the coil.

P0301-6 but not all at the same time. It seems every time I go to get a diagnostic that it's a different cylinder

23,070

I understand. that's why i suggested spraying down the coil.

Your Answer:

Passat

Looking for a Used Passat in your area?

CarGurus has 1,029 nationwide Passat listings starting at $2,750.

Postal Code:

Volkswagen Passat Experts

  • #1
    Deathjam4
    Reputation
    3,260
  • #2
    Chrisand Edwards
    Reputation
    2,140
  • #3
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    2,100
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealers

Search

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Jetta
61 Great Deals out of 2,818 listings starting at $1,699
Used Honda Accord
37 Great Deals out of 1,744 listings starting at $2,995
Used Toyota Camry
53 Great Deals out of 1,910 listings starting at $3,857
Used Nissan Altima
47 Great Deals out of 1,214 listings starting at $3,213
Used Honda Civic
106 Great Deals out of 6,386 listings starting at $1,990
Used BMW 3 Series
78 Great Deals out of 1,802 listings starting at $3,695
Used Hyundai Sonata
36 Great Deals out of 1,630 listings starting at $2,999
Used Audi A4
26 Great Deals out of 737 listings starting at $3,900
Used Volkswagen Golf
48 Great Deals out of 1,448 listings starting at $3,488
Used Volkswagen GTI
17 Great Deals out of 365 listings starting at $3,995
Used Kia Optima
20 Great Deals out of 756 listings starting at $5,450

Used Cars for Sale

2020 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
80 listings starting at $3,968
2019 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
20 listings starting at $32,495
2018 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 106 listings starting at $13,300
2017 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
58 listings starting at $12,988
2016 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 85 listings starting at $10,272

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.