1991 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

1 Recalls for 1991 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

Recall Date Component Summary
September 15, 1992 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

THE VENTURI TUBE LOCATED IN THE THROTTLE VALVE HOUSING CAN BECOME LOOSE AND FALL AGAINST THE THROTTLE PLATE.

Remedy:

REPLACE THE PRESS-FIT VENTURI TUBE WITH A THREAD TYPE TUBE.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1991 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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Date Component  
power options (window/door/seat/roof)

27 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1991 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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Date Component  
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10036771
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10004320
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 972636
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 971788
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 874912
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 860488
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 836576
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 824198
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 824809
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 824019
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 805764
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 723561
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 720421
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 705293
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 701342
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 700682
POWER TRAIN | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 552058
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 539513
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 539513
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 536716
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 534618
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 522377
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 522377
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 517980
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 489512
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 489512
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH
ODI Number: 504028
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0 Investigations for 1991 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

16 Service Alerts for 1991 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

Date Description
January 22, 2016 140000 AIR BAGS

Airbag Issues.

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June 28, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

This special notice is to inform dealers to return all part numbers listed in the document and order the superseded part numbers going forward.

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June 22, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

VAS 6154 Replacement Part Setup Guide

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March 27, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

The part number listed in the document is to be returned if it meets the criteria provided.

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February 1, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This communication is to update our ProFi dealers of the current status of the latest inbound and outbound ProFi requests.

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August 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Assembly Instructions: Installation of original remote start feature accessory, Volkswagen Passat.

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June 29, 2015 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech tips, campaigns, updates, and suggestions.

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June 22, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech

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June 22, 2015 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech

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July 17, 2013 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Passat Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) – Technician and Detailer Inspections: A checklist to insure a customer receives a wonderful delivery of a vehicle that looks, feels, and meets the expectations of a new vehicle that he/she has purc

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June 13, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Passat Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) – Technician and Detailer Inspections: A checklist to insure a customer receives a wonderful delivery of a vehicle that looks, feels, and meets the expectations of a new vehicle that he/she has purc

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June 13, 2013 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Passat Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) – Technician and Detailer Inspections: A checklist to insure a customer receives a wonderful delivery of a vehicle that looks, feels, and meets the expectations of a new vehicle that he/she has purc

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August 28, 2008 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

VOLKSWAGEN: EXHAUST HEAT SHIELD, REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES. HEAT SHIELDS ARE TO BE INSPECTED AFTER COMPLETION O ANY TYPE OF REPAIR TO THE UNDERBODY (EXHAUST SYSTEM TRANSMISSION, ETC.), AND IF DAMAGED, REPLACED. *PE

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August 28, 2008 161100 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

VOLKSWAGEN: EXHAUST HEAT SHIELD, REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES. HEAT SHIELDS ARE TO BE INSPECTED AFTER COMPLETION O ANY TYPE OF REPAIR TO THE UNDERBODY (EXHAUST SYSTEM TRANSMISSION, ETC.), AND IF DAMAGED, REPLACED. *PE

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May 16, 1997 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

INFORMATION OBTAINING THE FLUID CAPACITY CHART. *YC

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April 10, 1997 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

CONDITIONS WITH ENGINE INTERMITTENTLY WILL NOT START. *YC

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1991 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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