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I just posted a column from Jeff Bier about the problems he's had with the electronics in his Passat. I remember when Jeff bought this car—I liked the way it looked, and I love the way German cars drive. (For example, I've had a longstanding interest in the Boxster, and its newer sibling the introduction of the new Cayman.) But, sad to say, Jeff's Passat had some basic design flaws. Just check out this photo of his fried ECU
(to find out what went wrong, check out his entertaining column):
The sad remains of the board.