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Volkswagen Passat Fuel Pump Replacement

A fuel pump replacement is relatively simple, but getting to the pump itself, in order to replace it, can be quite difficult. The cost of a replacement pump varies depending on the type of vehicle.

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Volkswagen Passat Fuel Pump Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Volkswagen Passat Fuel Pump Replacement is $535. Drop it off at our shop and pick it up a few hours later, or save time and have our Delivery mechanics come to you.

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2003 Volkswagen Passat 4.0L W8
206,000 miles
Trier W  • 
November 5, 2020 5:49 PM  • 
Sacramento CA 95827
$677
2.50  hrs
1.60  hrs
2012 Volkswagen Passat 2.5L L5
29,000 miles
Rudolph R  • 
October 22, 2020 1:42 AM  • 
Las Vegas NV 89115
$800
6.80  hrs
3.70  hrs
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0L L4 Turbo
156,000 miles
Marvin S  • 
October 10, 2020 6:53 AM  • 
Riverside CA 92503
$541
2.60  hrs
1.60  hrs
2002 Volkswagen Passat 2.8L V6 GLX
170,000 miles
Diana R  • 
September 12, 2020 1:41 AM  • 
Phoenix AZ 85006
$498
4.60  hrs
1.70  hrs
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0L L4 Turbo...
119,000 miles
Karen H  • 
August 31, 2020 7:46 AM  • 
Sacramento CA 95815
$527
3.40  hrs
1.60  hrs
2003 Volkswagen Passat 1.8L L4 Turbo
160,000 miles
Toronny T  • 
August 29, 2020 4:09 AM  • 
Pasadena CA 91104
$494
6.20  hrs
1.50  hrs
2003 Volkswagen Passat 1.8L L4 Turbo
160,000 miles
Toronny T  • 
August 29, 2020 4:04 AM  • 
Pasadena CA 91104
$494
5.40  hrs
1.60  hrs
2003 Volkswagen Passat 1.8L L4 Turbo
160,000 miles
Toronny T  • 
August 29, 2020 4:01 AM  • 
Pasadena CA 91104
$494
4.70  hrs
1.70  hrs
2013 Volkswagen Passat 2.0L L4 Turbo...
124,000 miles
Brandon F  • 
August 29, 2020 12:38 AM  • 
San Bernardino CA 92408
$808
2.00  hrs
2.00  hrs
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0L L4 Turbo
100,000 miles
Ariel W  • 
August 27, 2020 11:50 PM  • 
Las Vegas NV 89148
$541
3.90  hrs
1.40  hrs
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0L L4 Turbo
160,000 miles
Cordell F  • 
August 23, 2020 7:54 PM  • 
El Cajon CA 92021
$527
3.70  hrs
1.90  hrs
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0L L4 Turbo
100,000 miles
Ariel W  • 
August 3, 2020 10:47 PM  • 
Las Vegas NV 89148
$541
3.80  hrs
1.70  hrs
2004 Volkswagen Passat 1.8L L4 Turbo GL
137,000 miles
Jennifer C  • 
July 28, 2020 10:23 PM  • 
Tucson AZ 85711
$487
6.10  hrs
1.50  hrs
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0L L4 Turbo
114,000 miles
Jacqueline T  • 
July 24, 2020 12:58 AM  • 
Phoenix AZ 85015
$541
3.20  hrs
1.50  hrs
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0L L4 Turbo
123,000 miles
Michael H  • 
July 15, 2020 12:21 AM  • 
Moreno Valley CA 92551
$541
2.00  hrs
1.80  hrs
2003 Volkswagen Passat 1.8L L4 Turbo
10,000 miles
Diana R  • 
July 9, 2020 9:56 PM  • 
Hacienda Heights CA 91745
$515
4.90  hrs
1.80  hrs
2004 Volkswagen Passat 1.8L L4 Turbo
168,000 miles
Abdimalik A  • 
June 24, 2020 5:15 PM  • 
Riverside CA 92507
$515
5.50  hrs
1.80  hrs
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0L L4 Turbo
120,000 miles
Kayleen D  • 
June 18, 2020 4:16 AM  • 
Glendale AZ 85305
$541
3.00  hrs
1.80  hrs
2002 Volkswagen Passat 1.8L L4 Turbo
100,000 miles
Acacia M  • 
June 15, 2020 5:40 PM  • 
Las Vegas NV 89119
$515
5.30  hrs
1.60  hrs
2002 Volkswagen Passat 1.8L L4 Turbo
180,000 miles
Jesse S  • 
June 10, 2020 8:26 PM  • 
Escondido CA 92029
$515
4.90  hrs
1.60  hrs
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0L L4 Turbo
120,000 miles
Davery S  • 
June 9, 2020 3:07 AM  • 
Las Vegas NV 89146
$569
3.80  hrs
1.90  hrs
2002 Volkswagen Passat 1.8L L4 Turbo...
355,584 miles
Richard R  • 
May 25, 2020 9:00 AM  • 
Bellflower CA 90706
$515
3.80  hrs
1.80  hrs
2002 Volkswagen Passat 2.8L V6
178,000 miles
Dorothy F  • 
May 24, 2020 3:16 PM  • 
Sacramento CA 95822
$550
5.30  hrs
1.40  hrs
2008 Volkswagen Passat 2.0L L4 Turbo
170,000 miles
Andrew C  • 
May 17, 2020 10:41 PM  • 
Riverside CA 92504
$541
1.70  hrs
1.50  hrs
2001 Volkswagen Passat 2.8L V6
135,800 miles
David H  • 
May 9, 2020 9:00 AM  • 
Sacramento CA 95838
$175
3.00  hrs
1.70  hrs
2014 Volkswagen Passat 1.8L L4 Turbo
116,000 miles
Alicia O  • 
January 1, 2020 7:59 PM  • 
Sacramento CA 95828
$725
5.40  hrs
1.00  hrs
2008 Volkswagen Passat 2.0L L4 Turbo
100,000 miles
Julian C  • 
 • 
Hayward CA 94542
$569
6.40  hrs
1.80  hrs
2008 Volkswagen Passat 2.0L L4 Turbo
100,000 miles
Julian C  • 
 • 
Hayward CA 94542
$569
6.30  hrs
1.60  hrs
2013 Volkswagen Passat 2.5L L5
74,000 miles
Jonelle D  • 
 • 
Henderson NV 89014
$180
5.30  hrs
1.50  hrs
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0L L4 Turbo
174,304 miles
Ray O  • 
 • 
Fresno CA 93703
$555
5.00  hrs
1.90  hrs
2004 Volkswagen Passat 2.8L V6
149,000 miles
Che H  • 
 • 
Los Angeles CA 90066
$515
6.10  hrs
1.40  hrs
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Nov 13, 2020 5:47 PM
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What is a Fuel Pump?

Fuel pumps help get the fuel in your vehicle's fuel tank where it needs to go, so you can get where you need to go. Well, when I put it like that, the pump seems pretty important to your engine, doesn’t it? That’s because it is. A pump is a critical part of you engine fuel line system, so unless you have a fully electric car, it’s a pretty important part of your vehicle. And if you have a fully electric vehicle, what are you reading this article for? This doesn’t concern you! And you definitely don't need to worry about needing a replacement. We humans drink through straws all the time (and let’s hope they’re reusable; save the turtles, people). Think of the pump as your car’s straw. When you start your car, the fuel pump moves fuel from the fuel tank, where it’s located, to the fuel system. The fuel then combusts, and it’s this combustion that starts the car and keeps it running. And that’s it. That’s literally it. It pumps fuel, so that your engine can use it, so that your car can drive. It’s that important, and also that simple. If only everything in life was like that, am I right? Now, fuel pumps usually have a pretty long lifespan, but occasionally the wear and tear can cause it to die. And then it will need to be replaced. And while replacing a fuel pump is actually a pretty simple task, getting to it can be pretty difficult. Translation: I don’t care how good that do-it-yourself project you did last weekend turned out. Save this one for the pros.
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Symptoms of a failing Fuel Pump

Weird sounds

Whining coming from the fuel tank can be an indication that the pump is starting to die. So, here’s a pretty good lesson to remember: Nobody likes whining. You don’t like it when your car does it. And your friends and family don’t like it when you do it. Try to remember that. In general, weird sounds from your car are never a good sign, and you should always listen to them.

Diminished engine performance

There might be a loss of power if the vehicle's fuel line pump is unable to provide sufficient amount of fuel to the engine. Also, if the fuel delivery issue is more erratic, you might experience surging or sputtering. A less noticeable issue can be a decrease in gas mileage. You also may notice your car surging or running rough. If this is the case, you might need to replace your vehicle's fuel tank pump.

Difficulty starting

Okay, here’s something I hopefully don’t need to tell you: If your car is having a hard time turning on, something might be wrong. Who knew, right? If the fuel pump is no longer able to supply the required amount of fuel to the engine, your car will begin to show signs of struggling to start. It may take a few seconds longer than it usually does, or it might require a few attempts to get the thing to turn on. If you keep ignoring the issue, you’ll eventually end up with a vehicle that simply won’t start. If this is the case, consider getting a replacement fuel system. If this is the case, consider a fuel pump replacement.

Misfiring

Ahh, misfiring. Many different things can cause misfiring, including a fuel pump that called in sick to work. If the engine isn’t getting enough fuel, then it won’t have the correct air to fuel ratio in the combustion chamber. This can lead to inadequate and unsuccessful combustion, which often results in misfiring.

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How urgent is a Fuel Pump replacement?

Driving a car with a busted fuel pump can result in all of the symptoms listed above. Including the one about your car not starting. So, unless you want to just let your car sit there, you probably want to get a fuel pump replacement asap.

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