I have a 04 passat v6. car was not used for 2 years. It runs hard and doesnt seem to be breathing properly even after changin plugs, gasket, crankcase breather hose. Now its leaking oil again.


Asked by Aug 31, 2015 at 03:32 PM about the 2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The is smoking and leaking oil again.  Anything else i can to rectify
breathing problems???

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Air filter


cleaning the maf would help. and if its leaking oil its ussaly only comanly leaking from either the head covers, cam seals, or crank seal. be sure its not trany fluid since its simalure in look and texture. Trany leak would be around the axle seals either from the back or sides

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