1994 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

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5 Recalls for 1994 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

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.

March 13, 1995 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:ACCESSORY SCISSOR/SCREW/BOTTLE JACK/LIFT | EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:INTEGRATED JACK/LEVELER/STABILIZER

THE JACKS SUPPLIED WITH THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH AN IMPROPERLY MACHINED SPINDLE, SO THAT A SHARP RIDGE ON THE EDGE OF SPINDLE’S THREAD WOULD HAVE REMAINED.

Remedy:

OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A NEW JACK.

August 18, 1995 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

WHEN INSTALLED IN THE VEHICLES, A TIE WRAP IS USED TO GUIDE THE CRUISE CONTROL CABLE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. SOME TIE WRAPS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED WITH A LARGE LOOP OPENING IMPROPERLY GUIDING THE CABLE WHICH COULD PREVENT THE THROTTLE FROM RETURNING TO ITS FULL IDLE POSITION.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE CRUISE CONTROL TIE WRAP AND INSTALL A NEWLY DESIGNED GUIDE.

August 17, 1998 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE REAR BRAKE LINE ON THE PASSENGER SIDE WAS ROUTED TOO CLOSE TO THE CORNER OF THE FUEL TANK. THE LINE COULD BE DAMAGED BY CHAFING AGAINST THE FUEL TANK.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BRAKE LINE AND REPLACE ANY DAMAGED LINES.

July 16, 1998 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE BOLTS SECURING THE FRONT HOOD LATCH CAN LOOSEN OVER TIME. THE LATCH WOULD MOVE CAUSING DISENGAGEMENT OF THE HOOD STRIKER FROM THE LATCH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE HOOD LATCH AND SECURING BOLTS AND REPLACE THEM IF NECESSARY.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1994 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

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51 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1994 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

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EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:ACCESSORY SCISSOR/SCREW/BOTTLE JACK/LIFT
ODI Number: 507281
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 504493
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 504493
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 507368
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 490478
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)
ODI Number: 490478
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 479383
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 479383
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 476882
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10038328
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 8015585
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 983120
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 985464
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:ACCESSORY SCISSOR/SCREW/BOTTLE JACK/LIFT | EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:ACCESSORY SCISSOR/SCREW/BOTTLE JACK/LIFT
ODI Number: 980179
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:ACCESSORY SCISSOR/SCREW/BOTTLE JACK/LIFT
ODI Number: 979504
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:ACCESSORY SCISSOR/SCREW/BOTTLE JACK/LIFT
ODI Number: 979504
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 971711
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 971232
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 968892
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 968892
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 968892
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 970143
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 877894
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 838982
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 838981
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 833222
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 835928
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 829917
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 828135
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 832907
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 831246
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 831482
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 829608
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:ACCESSORY SCISSOR/SCREW/BOTTLE JACK/LIFT
ODI Number: 803862
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 784622
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 782502
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 800760
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 785105
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 765247
PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 740258
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 722588
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 700088
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 564235
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 544296
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 542786
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 542028
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 542028
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 542028
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 518344
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 515831
INTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 514275
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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

29 Service Alerts for 1994 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

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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October 31, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update model year applicability to include 2017.

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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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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

Golf 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 purch

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

Golf 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 purcha

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February 11, 2014 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Golf/GTI Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) – Technician and Detailer Inspections:

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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 1, 1995 075000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

OIL ACCUMULATION IN THE AIR INTAKE SYSTEM. *TW

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June 1, 1995 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS, RESISTOR WIRE INSTALLATION. *TW

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February 3, 2003 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

INSTALLING NEW STYLE SWITCH FOR THE THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR. *TT

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January 21, 1997 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

CONDITIONS REGARDING EXTERIOR DOOR LOCKS CANNOT BE LOCKED OR UNLOCKED WITH KEY WHEN AMBIENT TEMPERATURE IS BELOW FREEZING. *YC

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July 31, 1997 100000 POWER TRAIN

CHART IDENTIFIES WHICH TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULES (TMC) ARE AVAILABLE FOR VARIOUS STATES. *AK

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July 31, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

CHART IDENTIFIES WHICH TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULES (TMC) ARE AVAILABLE FOR VARIOUS STATES. *AK

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June 4, 1997 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

TOOTHED BELT RUNS TOWARDS OUTSIDE, WEARS OUT/ JUMPS OFF, AND CRACKS. *AK

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

ENGINE INTERMITTENTLY WILL NOT START, POSSIBLEDTC’S STORED IN TCM DTC MEMORY

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July 9, 1997 114200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

VEHICLES WITH DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS CAN EXPERIENCE LOSS OF INSTRUMENT CLUSTER ILLUMINATION IF DRIVEN FOE EXTENDED DURATIONS/REPLACE ORIGINAL INSTRUMENTCLUSTER HOUSING WITH 1996 VERSION. *AK

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April 1, 1995 106200 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

UNKNOWN

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June 12, 2001 220000 SEATS

SUBJECT REGARDING LATCH SYSTEM LOWER ANCHORS AND TETHERS FOR CHILDREN, INSTALLING / RETROFITTING. *TT

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July 1, 1995 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

DIAGNOSTICS FOR COMPLAUINTS OF ENGINE MISS/POOR PERFORMANCE. *TW

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August 1, 1995 176100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

HOOD LOCK FASTENER, TORQUE REVISION. *TW

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February 1, 1995 075000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

INTAKE AIR SUPPLY SYSTEM, OIL ACCUMULATION. *TW

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February 1, 1995 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

EXTERIOR DOOR LOCKS FREEZING. *TW

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