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Load Causes Pain for VW Clutch

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On certain 2010 Volkswagen Passat Wagons, the clutch hub springs may break down, causing a vibration through the pressure plate, creating the noise. Replace the clutch assembly with revised P/N 06J 141 015 JX.

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This bulletin applies to 2010 Volkswagen Passat Wagon models equipped with a 2.0L engine and 6-speed manual transmission that exhibit a groan or screech noise from the transmission during high load clutch operation — such as when starting on a steep incline with low engine RPM.

The clutch hub springs may break down, causing a vibration through the pressure plate, creating the noise. Replace the clutch assembly with revised P/N 06J 141 015 JX.

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