oil drain or transmission drain on 01 Passat GLS 4cylinder 5-speed


Asked by Apr 27, 2007 at 06:57 PM about the 2001 Volkswagen Passat

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my Haynes repair manual doesn't give clear description...is the oil plug  the one in the corner of the aluminum colored pan closest to the ground
or is that the transmission?

2 Answers


its located underneath the splash shield. Its a little 19mm plug.


Hi gjks! If you can't get there with a repair manual it's probably time to drop a dime to your local VW Service Desk. I'm sure someone there would be willing to point you in the right direction. Good luck!

Your Answer

Volkswagen Passat Experts

  • #1
  • #2
    Chrisand Edwards
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Jetta
416 Great Deals out of 27,859 listings starting at $1,650
Used Honda Accord
524 Great Deals out of 95,307 listings starting at $1,300
Used Toyota Camry
797 Great Deals out of 74,914 listings starting at $1,700
Used Audi A4
204 Great Deals out of 12,404 listings starting at $1,500
Used Nissan Altima
752 Great Deals out of 67,899 listings starting at $750
Used BMW 3 Series
935 Great Deals out of 33,171 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Civic
356 Great Deals out of 53,229 listings starting at $1,200
Used Hyundai Sonata
396 Great Deals out of 50,628 listings starting at $500
Used Chevrolet Malibu
616 Great Deals out of 48,807 listings starting at $1,800
Used Volkswagen GTI
81 Great Deals out of 6,762 listings starting at $900
Used Volkswagen Golf
67 Great Deals out of 4,830 listings starting at $600

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
32 Great Deals out of 2,528 listings starting at $11,585
2016 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 977 listings starting at $7,987
2015 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
91 Great Deals out of 3,470 listings starting at $7,500
2014 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
90 Great Deals out of 2,566 listings starting at $5,995
2013 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
63 Great Deals out of 2,418 listings starting at $5,995

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.