2014 VW Passat turbo auto has a problem going from park to reverse. . It clicks into reverse but wont move and all the gear lights on the dash display instead of just the gear I am in.

Asked by Apr 20, 2015 at 11:30 PM about the Volkswagen Passat

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

. It clicks into reverse but wont move and all the gear lights on the dash display light up  
instead of just the gear I am in. It can be put into reverse from drive and then try reverse
but not from Park.

4 Answers

86,805

This sounds like the gear selector switch is going bad or it is out of adjustment, a good VW shop can put it on a machine and check the selector points and make sure it is in the gear that the shifter is placed in.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
1,285

Also this car is probably still under its powertrain warranty.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Thanks Mark. Vehicle had been garaged for a couple of years but had been driven a bit before this started to happen. Is due for a service. as well

1,285

All gear lights on rather than just the one selected indicates fault code in the transmission control unit--

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Best Answer

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 99 VW Passat Acceleration problems

    Let me start by saying I dont know much about cars at all lol Recently I have noticed my car has been acting a little funny. VW Passat 99 . When I start up my car it starts fine . Usually when I...

    1999 Volkswagen Passat 4 Dr GLS V6 Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Vw passat won't start 17 answers

    I have a 2006 vw passat 2.0 100 k miles. It won't start I've put a new fuel pump on battery and new alternator and still no look on starting. I have had an auto elec to see if it's and wires they se...

    2006 Volkswagen Passat

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2015 VW Passat does not accelerate 3 answers

    Car does not accelerate after stopping at a light, for instance. Light changes and the car does not move. Almost hit by oncoming traffic on several occasions. Very scary. Had it in for service at ...

    2015 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • ABS module 11 answers

    hi all i am from kurdistan in north iraq. i have vw passat 2007 2.0 fsi W/O turbo all of the dashboard light is on abs,esp,ALL .i found the problem when i saw one of the terminal in the abs module w...

    2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Reverse lights on in 1st gear!! 1 answer

    My reverse lights come on in 1st gear but not in reverse does anyone know anything about this? Is this a simple fix or do i have to bring it to the transmission shop?

    1988 Volkswagen Cabriolet

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Passat

Looking for a Used Passat in your area?

CarGurus has 20,837 nationwide Passat listings starting at $1,800.

ZIP:

Search Volkswagen Passat Questions

Volkswagen Passat Experts

#1 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 1,160
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,110
#3 valeriewalk
valeriewalk
Reputation 990
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Jetta
467 Great Deals out of 31,241 listings starting at $150
Used Volkswagen CC
89 Great Deals out of 3,430 listings starting at $4,500
Used Honda Accord
814 Great Deals out of 81,613 listings starting at $899
Used Toyota Camry
1,094 Great Deals out of 96,265 listings starting at $1,250
Used Audi A4
261 Great Deals out of 11,459 listings starting at $800
Used Nissan Altima
1,075 Great Deals out of 82,559 listings starting at $670
Used BMW 3 Series
1,369 Great Deals out of 37,821 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Civic
668 Great Deals out of 77,419 listings starting at $1,000
Used Hyundai Sonata
609 Great Deals out of 51,096 listings starting at $1,300
Used Ford Fusion
1,056 Great Deals out of 78,455 listings starting at $1,250
Used Volkswagen GTI
95 Great Deals out of 6,109 listings starting at $2,299
Used Volkswagen Golf
29 Great Deals out of 2,442 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,006 Great Deals out of 85,681 listings starting at $1,995
Used Nissan Maxima
343 Great Deals out of 25,222 listings starting at $1,400
Used Volkswagen Touareg
40 Great Deals out of 2,358 listings starting at $2,995