no circulation oil to the engine, why?

Asked by Apr 25, 2012 at 10:00 PM about the 2000 Volkswagen Passat

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the engine works so dry, and there is no oil comming to the valves. when the engine is running for couple minutes from the filling oil cap comes out like a steam.

1 Answer

13,855

A few things to check are plugged/defective oil filter, plugged intake screen on oil pump, oil pressure relief stuck open. Do you have oil pressure gauge or light that is confirming low pressure? If you have "steam" coming out of filler cap you might be looking at head or head gasket issues.

1 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful

Your Answer

Volkswagen Passat Experts

  • #1
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    1,530
  • #2
    Chrisand Edwards
    Reputation
    1,430
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,420
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Jetta
402 Great Deals out of 24,857 listings starting at $1,800
Used Honda Accord
428 Great Deals out of 101,584 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Camry
788 Great Deals out of 70,452 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Altima
687 Great Deals out of 70,065 listings starting at $950
Used Audi A4
195 Great Deals out of 12,599 listings starting at $1,800
Used BMW 3 Series
820 Great Deals out of 32,396 listings starting at $900
Used Honda Civic
336 Great Deals out of 52,340 listings starting at $1,200
Used Hyundai Sonata
357 Great Deals out of 49,210 listings starting at $1,250
Used Volkswagen GTI
65 Great Deals out of 6,284 listings starting at $900
Used Volkswagen Golf
87 Great Deals out of 4,967 listings starting at $999
Used Chevrolet Malibu
449 Great Deals out of 49,710 listings starting at $2,111

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
11,457 listings starting at $13,965
2017 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
30 Great Deals out of 2,275 listings starting at $12,506
2016 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
28 Great Deals out of 962 listings starting at $9,000
2015 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
92 Great Deals out of 3,419 listings starting at $7,200
2014 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
72 Great Deals out of 2,567 listings starting at $5,888

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.