1993 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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

3 Recalls for 1993 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

Recall Date Component Summary
September 20, 1995 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

IMPROPER MATERIAL WAS USED IN MANUFACTURING THE RADIATOR FAN MOTOR SHAFT CAUSING THE SHAFT TO WEAR AND BECOME NOISY.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE COMPLETE COOLING FAN ASSEMBLY ON VEHICLE HAVING THE POTENTIAL SHAFT MATERIAL PROBLEM. DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW FAN BLADE INCLUDING A NEW LOCK NUT ON VEHICLE WITH LOOSE FAN BLADE LOCK NUTS.

July 14, 1993 SUSPENSION:FRONT

LOCK NUTS USED TO HOLD THE LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT AXLES TO THE SUSPENSION STRUTS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY MANUFACTURED. THE LOCK NUTS MAY BREAK AND CAUSE SEPARATION OF THE AXLE FROM THE SUSPENSION STRUTS.

Remedy:

REPLACE THE LOCK NUTS.

April 14, 1992 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

THE FUEL HOSE ATTACHED TO THE FUEL DISTRIBUTION RAIL ON THE ENGINE MAY SHRINK BEYOND THE CLAMP FORCE OF THE FUEL HOSE CLAMPS, ALLOWING FUEL TO LEAK.

Remedy:

REPLACE THE FUEL HOSE ATTACHED TO THE FUEL RAIL AND INSTALL A NEW SPRING TYPE SELF-TIGHTENING CLAMP.

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3 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1993 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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Date Component  
air conditioning/heat
air conditioning/heat
wheel/axle

70 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1993 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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Date Component  
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 512443
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 508180
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 508180
TIRES
ODI Number: 488159
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 489703
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10250580
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10197930
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10159058
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10103585
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10090899
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10073592
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10066681
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10061150
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10056641
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10050971
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10038532
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10016454
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10008787
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10000415
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 8006295
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 10159100
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 976961
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 980662
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 979063
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 967601
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 966777
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 967095
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 966120
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 959840
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 959840
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 894192
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 888546
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 856359
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 850918
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 846935
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS
ODI Number: 844996
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 840106
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 841223
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 845086
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 835666
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 830761
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 825631
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ODI Number: 826971
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 807148
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 806347
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 809797
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 802535
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 756842
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 755858
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 754221
TIRES
ODI Number: 737758
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 729571
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 718791
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 718789
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 718788
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 706736
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 705746
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VIS
ODI Number: 705378
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 701174
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 552191
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 550244
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 549924
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 535495
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 531823
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 529541
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 529524
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS
ODI Number: 526487
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 523495
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 521929
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 481281
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3 Investigations for 1993 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
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15 Service Alerts for 1993 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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

CONDITIONS WITH ENGINE INTERMITTENTLY WILL NOT START. *YC

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February 1, 1995 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

R-134A EXPANSION VALVE NOISY. *TW

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