2006 passat won't accelerate properly for 10-15 seconds after depressing pedal. Runs perfectly once past the initial roll, but very dangerous in intersections etc. Any ideas?

Asked by Jun 14, 2017 at 01:35 PM about the 2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

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I would suspect that your car is not starting out in first gear. You might want to have a transmission shop take a look at it.

It is starting out in first gear. Depressing the accelerator when stopped, even in neutral, engine does not rev

96,525

Maybe your engine needs a tuneup and filter change. Is the check engine light on? Codes?

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