I have a 2005 VW passat. Its heater pressure and light ray improve when I press the gas pedal. What could be the problem? Its electrical system or something else?


Asked by Jan 04, 2015 at 04:42 AM about the 2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4Motion

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Very slight flare up when you step on the gas is considered normal. But if it's more than that you may need a new alternator belt or the alternator itself may be failing. HTH. -Jim

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I agree. Might want to also have battery tested and check battery connection to. But probably an alternator or alternator belt issue.

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yep sounds like they nailed her on the head on this one.

Chris Van Kleeck

The heater output seems normal for it to improve with engine speed.

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