my 2011 passat is taking ages to heat up

Asked by Feb 15, 2018 at 06:18 PM about the 2011 Volkswagen Passat 2.0TD BlueMotion Tech Estate 5d DSG

Question type: General

my car heater takes up to 10/15 minutes to warm up...sometimes more & the temp needle sits at 60 to 70.....is this normal

1 Answer

120

Thermostat could be stuck open. Diesel can take longer to warm up than petrol.

Your answer:

Volkswagen Passat experts

Related models for sale

Audi A4 for sale
123 Great deals out of 2,047 listings starting at £1,895
Volkswagen Golf for sale
411 Great deals out of 7,779 listings starting at £475
Volkswagen Passat CC for sale
3 Great deals out of 119 listings starting at £3,750
Skoda Octavia for sale
138 Great deals out of 2,201 listings starting at £790
Volkswagen CC for sale
19 Great deals out of 314 listings starting at £6,747
BMW 3 Series for sale
449 Great deals out of 6,839 listings starting at £950
Volkswagen Tiguan for sale
86 Great deals out of 1,670 listings starting at £4,475
Audi A3 for sale
262 Great deals out of 4,579 listings starting at £995
Ford Mondeo for sale
151 Great deals out of 2,475 listings starting at £690
Skoda Superb for sale
40 Great deals out of 793 listings starting at £4,200
Volkswagen Touran for sale
17 Great deals out of 481 listings starting at £1,399
Mercedes-Benz C-Class for sale
423 Great deals out of 6,676 listings starting at £990
Nissan Qashqai for sale
407 Great deals out of 7,628 listings starting at £1,995
Toyota Avensis for sale
35 Great deals out of 673 listings starting at £650
Vauxhall Insignia for sale
176 Great deals out of 2,182 listings starting at £990

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. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.