2003 Passat Rough Idle and not accelerating?

Asked by Jun 12, 2017 at 09:44 AM about the 2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just purchased a 2003 Passat 3.0 runs rough and after it warms up it almost
sounds like a diesel. Also when you try to accelerate it starts to knoick if it
doesn't die altogether...

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if this has the 3.0 engine I would try checking all the crank case hoses one is likely cracked or broken. I would regardless replace these asap tho since they are likely due to crack or are cloged if they are the orignal hoses for the car.

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