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About Volkswagen Quantum

Also known as the second-generation Volkswagen Passat (B2), Volkswagen Quantum was built by a famous German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen, shorten to VW, between 1981 and 1988 as a mid-size and large family car. Originally introduced to succeed the first-generation Passat (B1), which was also called the Dasher and Santana, Quantum was only available in North American market. The last Quantum was ended production on March 31, 1988 and it was eventually replaced by the third-generation Passat (B3).
Volkswagen Quantum made its debut in 1981 for the 1988 model year and was offered in three body styles, 3-door coupe, 4-door sedan and 5-door station wagon. Quantum comes in several trim levels: CL, GL and CD. Equipped with a set of MacPherson struts in front and a set of independent trailing arms and accompanying coil springs in the rear end, Quantum receive a facelift in the 1985 model year with new, larger bumpers, interior retouches, a new front grille and new taillights on the hatchback versions as well as new European-style composite headlamps. During its lifetime, Volkswagen Quantum was powered by 1.7 L I4 rated at 74 hp and 2.1 L I5 producing 100 horsepower and both engines sent power through either a 5-speed manual or a 3-speed automatic transmission front wheels or four wheels.

Volkswagen Quantum Common Problems & Maintenance Tips

Considering the youngest Volkswagen Quantum now is at least twenty-nine years old, you will be aware of the fact that some problems are unavoidable. For those who have no enough knowledge on working principles of automobiles, these symptoms and solutions about common problems on Quantum will be helpful:
First, any old model including Volkswagen Quantum will have problem in engine since engine failure is often the omen of vehicle breaking down. To provide reference to green hand, here some professional Quantum drivers concluded some recognizable and simple symptoms of engine failure. Generally, it often starts with strange sounds from the engine, such as whining, squealing or rattling; if you ignore them, engine performance will reduce soon so that it may misfire, stall and even suffer from starting issues. Once the cooling system also fails and starts to leak coolant, then the engine will stay at a high operation temperature so that it performs worse. The vehicle even loses power while acceleration and has poor fuel economy. The most obvious sign would be the illuminated Check Engine Light and Low Coolant Light for inspection on Quantum spark plug, oxygen sensor, throttle body, throttle body gasket, intake manifold gasket, air filter, oil filter and fuel pump.
Second, Volkswagen Quantum also suffers from transmission failure just like any other Volkswagen models. However, little Quantum drivers could sense this issue during driving and they ignored most obvious signs to have a fatal accident. In fact, the clunking and grinding noises from beneath the vehicle are not only caused by the friction between rocks and tires, it could be resulted from transmission failure as well. Other typical symptoms also include leaking transmission fluids, wrong gear readings, and vehicle starting in another gear or refusing to go into any gear as well as difficulty in shifting gears. And all these symptoms could be attributed to the Quantum transmission assembly, automatic transmission filter, automatic transmission shifter, clutch fork and shift cable.
To enjoy complete safe and comfortable driving experience needs every part on your Volkswagen Quantum play their part perfectly. Some parts could not last as long as the vehicle could due to fragile materials and harsh working conditions. You are advised to add Quantum seat belt, windshield wiper, wiper blade, fog light, headlight, antenna and cabin air filter on routine maintenance list since they are all helpful in creating safe and comfortable driving environment but they are also forced to be exposed to harsh working conditions all the time.
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