My 2010 VW Passat occasionally will not go into reverse. I have to turn car off restart and then put into reverse and it is fine.


Asked by Feb 15, 2016 at 04:54 PM about the 2007 Volkswagen Passat

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Sounds like your PRNDL switch is going bad - PRNDL is short for Park, Reverse, Neutral, Drive, Low - probably best to have a professional replace that one

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Is your car an automatic or manual transmission? If it is a manual, I would suspect the hydraulic clutch cylinder. Trouble with any other gear?

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