Should it help, I'm in Miami, FL, so it's incredibly hot outside. Anyway, yesterday my manual Passat died whilst sitting at a traffic light. Numerous attempts at turning the car on resulted in cranking, but the engine wouldn't actually turn on, though the battery worked perfectly fine. An hour later, however, when the tow truck arrived, the car started perfectly. I had it towed to a mechanic out of precaution, regardless, but they weren't able to begin working on it until this morning. Apparently, when they went to work on it, it started perfectly fine as well. When they ran a diagnostic test on the engine, the only issues they found were a problematic sensor (about $209 to replace) and a misfire with the ignition (about $1,000 to replace the entire system). What could have caused the car to stop in the middle of traffic, and is it worth breaking the bank to get those replaced?
have the same problem?
Monday, April 6th, 2015 AT 3:33 PM