My 2000 Passat backed out of the parking space with no problem but when I put it in driver the car wouldn't move....

Asked by Dec 03, 2014 at 01:38 PM about the 2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS

Question type: General

My 2000 Passat backed out of the parking space when I put it in reverse but when I put
the car in drive the car wouldn't move nor backup....HELP

4 Answers

5,815

If you put it in neutral would it roll or are the brakes locked up?

I put it in neutral to push it back in the parking space.

5,815

I'm kind of drawing a blank here other than it's probably the transmission. If it's an automatic transmission, have you checked the fluid level lately? The thing is, if the level is low, then something went south so the level got low. I know, not much help.....

11,455

ytlas is on the right track it most likely is low on automatic trany fluid. Look under your car for any leaks. Audi trany fluid looks like oil so it can be hard to diagnose a bad trany seal. But conmanly only the rear trany seal will blow ware out and thats where most the fluid goes.

Your Answer

Passat

Looking for a Used Passat in your area?

CarGurus has 27,126 nationwide Passat listings starting at $850.

ZIP:

Volkswagen Passat Experts

  • #1
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    1,520
  • #2
    Chrisand Edwards
    Reputation
    1,380
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,380
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Jetta
579 Great Deals out of 33,325 listings starting at $800
Used Honda Accord
858 Great Deals out of 88,771 listings starting at $1,444
Used Toyota Camry
1,111 Great Deals out of 78,194 listings starting at $1,100
Used Audi A4
241 Great Deals out of 12,249 listings starting at $1,450
Used BMW 3 Series
1,154 Great Deals out of 34,389 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Altima
1,152 Great Deals out of 76,224 listings starting at $900
Used Honda Civic
641 Great Deals out of 54,519 listings starting at $1,500
Used Hyundai Sonata
642 Great Deals out of 54,845 listings starting at $1,500
Used Volkswagen GTI
115 Great Deals out of 7,689 listings starting at $1,400
Used Nissan Maxima
347 Great Deals out of 21,016 listings starting at $1,175
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,080 Great Deals out of 54,838 listings starting at $1,250

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
46 Great Deals out of 3,146 listings starting at $11,799
2016 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
48 Great Deals out of 1,141 listings starting at $8,587
2015 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
101 Great Deals out of 3,383 listings starting at $7,990
2014 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
84 Great Deals out of 2,585 listings starting at $6,856
2013 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
60 Great Deals out of 2,538 listings starting at $5,500

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.