1995 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 1995 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.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1995 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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Date Component  
electrical/battery

119 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1995 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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Date Component  
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 511175
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
ODI Number: 506630
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
ODI Number: 505515
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 505515
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 507015
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 507013
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 505778
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR
ODI Number: 501013
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 501512
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 502769
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC
ODI Number: 10255029
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10255026
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10255023
PARKING BRAKE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10255042
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 10165716
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 10159456
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10151853
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10144473
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 10126508
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10125669
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10114256
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
ODI Number: 10111874
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10090994
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10073989
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | EQUIPMENT | SEAT BELTS | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10071395
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10060957
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10062619
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10057073
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10052741
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
ODI Number: 10041588
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10032554
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10025939
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10013793
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10006724
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10001082
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10002125
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10001766
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK
ODI Number: 10002105
SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER | VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10001661
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10002276
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 8018819
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10249400
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 986113
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 977801
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 976305
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 979133
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 977708
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 971496
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 961659
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
ODI Number: 897151
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | TIRES
ODI Number: 892863
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 883817
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 876549
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 847464
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 852584
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 824633
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 821625
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 812613
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 806138
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 803118
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 745435
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 745367
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 740615
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 739621
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 737705
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 737703
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 735044
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 731860
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 730875
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 729691
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 728578
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY | VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 718303
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 718302
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 716969
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 716582
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 714168
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 714055
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 710444
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
ODI Number: 708876
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 702284
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 601178
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 602508
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 602508
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 552644
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 552644
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 552644
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 552644
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK
ODI Number: 552644
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 552644
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 552644
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 552644
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 552644
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 552644
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
ODI Number: 552644
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 552644
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 552644
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 552644
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 552644
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 552644
PARKING BRAKE
ODI Number: 552644
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 552644
STEERING:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 543931
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH
ODI Number: 543931
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 543931
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 536598
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 537429
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 534864
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 534864
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 535247
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 533165
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 533141
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR
ODI Number: 533530
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 525836
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 525836
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 525836
STRUCTURE | STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 523714
STEERING
ODI Number: 523714
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 518535
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 518494
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2 Investigations for 1995 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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

28 Service Alerts for 1995 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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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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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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April 10, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (Squeaks, Rattles, Noise, Repair Materials): This doucment contains a list of components and applications developed to repair concerns of squeaks, rattles, noise and trim fit conditions.

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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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May 8, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. The check must be performed with the engin

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May 8, 2015 132000 VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. The check must be performed with the engin

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May 8, 2015 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. The check must be performed with the engin

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January 24, 2014 138200 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. This document informs of how to diagnose t

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August 24, 1997 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUBJECT ON ADDITIONAL OBD II DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES ( DTCS ). *YC

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August 7, 1998 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SUBJECT ON AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID ( ATF ), CHECKING 01 TRANSMISSION. *YC

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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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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 16, 1997 100000 POWER TRAIN

SUBJECT ON THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE CAN ADDITIONALLY RECOGNIZE TWO DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) NOT CURRENTLY SHOWN IN THE REPAIR MANUAL. *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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June 12, 2001 220000 SEATS

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

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June 22, 1998 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SUBJECT ON MAINTENANCE INTERVALS. *YC

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February 1, 1995 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

R-134A EXPANSION VALVE NOISY. *TW

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February 1, 1995 114200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

REVISED INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DUE TO LOSS OF MEMORY IN THE MULTI FUNCTION INDICATOR (MFI). *TW

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1995 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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