1999 VOLKSWAGEN Beetle

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

7 Recalls for 1999 VOLKSWAGEN Beetle

Recall Date Component Summary
March 7, 2014 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

The Gates Corporation (Gates) is recalling certain aftermarket Tru-Flow Water Pumps, part number TFW 41127, sold at certain NAPA Auto Parts and/or installed by automotive service technicians after November 1, 2013 (and manufactured August 2013 through October 2013) that have a black-colored pulley/sprocket or do not have ‘US9377’ stamped on the water pump housing. These service replacement parts were sold for use in model year 1999-2005 Audi A4, 2000-2006 Audi TT, 1998-2005 Volkswagen Beetle, 1999-2006 Golf, 1999-2008 and 2011-2013 Volkswagen Jetta, and 2000-2005 Volkswagen Passat. In the affected water pumps, the pulley or sprocket that turns the timing belt may develop microfractures causing the timing belt to fail.

Remedy:

Gates will notify owners, and dealers will replace the water pump, free of charge. The recall began during May 2014. Owners may contact The Gates Corporation at 1-303-744-1911.

April 7, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

August 11, 2008 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

K2 MOTOR IS RECALLING 1,921 AFTERMARKET HEADLAMPS OF VARIOUS MODELS SOLD FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS ARE MISSING THE AMBER SIDE REFLEX REFLECTOR WHICH FAILS TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.”

Remedy:

K2 MOTOR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMEBER 17, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT K2 MOTOR AT 1-909-839-2992.

May 24, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC OR MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS AND CRUISE CONTROLS, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH ON THESE VEHICLES MAY MALFUNCTION IF IT WAS INSTALLED INCORRECTLY DURING SAFETY RECALLS 03V-265 OR 04V-096.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE NEWLY DESIGNED BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 27, 2006. VEHICLES WITHIN THE MAKE, MODEL, AND MODEL YEAR OF THIS POPULATION MAY BE INVOLVED IN EITHER THIS RECALL OR 06V-183, BUT NOT BOTH. THE REMEDY IS THE SAME FOR EACH RECALL. VOLKSWAGEN DEALERS WILL APPLY THE REMEDY BASED ON THE VIN NUMBER OF THE VEHICLE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VW AT 1-800-822-8987.

June 29, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN AAI MOTORSPORTS COMBINATION LAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LIST PASSENGER VEHICLES. COMBINATION LAMPS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.”

Remedy:

AAI MOTORSPORTS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 1, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AAI MOTORSPORTS AT 909-923-9188.

May 24, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN CK MOTORSPORTS COMBINATION HEADLIGHTS, CLEAR CORNER, BUMPER, AND SIDE MARKER LIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Remedy:

CK MOTORSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE NONCOMPLIANT LAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 1, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CK MOTORSPORT AT 1-909-610-7211.

March 23, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Remedy:

PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.

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7 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1999 VOLKSWAGEN Beetle

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Date Component  
OTHER (identify in Problem Description Box)
air conditioning/heat
computer controls
engine
power options (window/door/seat/roof)
engine
power options (window/door/seat/roof)

200 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1999 VOLKSWAGEN Beetle

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Date Component  
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10184655
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10066769
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 848543
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10159338
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11006370
ENGINE | STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10983202
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10888928
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10721739
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10721463
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10721420
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10559753
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10524951
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10520224
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10478455
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10466648
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10458592
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10423618
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10403626
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10384413
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10384078
TIRES
ODI Number: 10366716
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10361157
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10339347
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10312237
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10294669
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10293258
TIRES:VALVE
ODI Number: 10280209
TIRES
ODI Number: 10256887
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10251632
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 10244615
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10241910
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10228868
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10226928
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10221769
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
ODI Number: 10223531
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING: REAR COMPARTMENT/TRUNK | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CO
ODI Number: 10222876
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10216730
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 10205081
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT
ODI Number: 10203006
SEATS
ODI Number: 10203463
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT
ODI Number: 10203288
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10202329
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10189569
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10189113
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10184655
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10183075
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10180614
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10181591
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10174145
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10174556
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
ODI Number: 10168087
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10163357
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10158540
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
ODI Number: 10159338
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10150359
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10151989
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10142437
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ODI Number: 10132970
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10128856
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10127307
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10125287
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ODI Number: 10125037
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10126506
STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 10124066
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | STEERING | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10117848
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 10119066
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10115303
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10114114
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL | POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10110989
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10107375
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10096733
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:BELL HOUSING
ODI Number: 10093504
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10087469
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10081443
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10081509
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10082019
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10070354
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10070227
AIR BAGS | POWER TRAIN | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10069210
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10070405
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10066769
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10051747
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10050570
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10048729
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10038850
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10031231
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10026676
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10025082
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR
ODI Number: 10019078
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10010325
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10005297
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:FLOOR SHIFT ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10007833
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS | VEHICLE SPEED CO
ODI Number: 10006532
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:COLUMN SHIFT ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10001245
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:COLUMN SHIFT ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10000166
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 8009948
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRC
ODI Number: 8012113
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 8011215
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 8006843
SEATS
ODI Number: 8001920
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10561100
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 897961
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC. | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 898624
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 895019
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 895709
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 897237
SEATS
ODI Number: 891584
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 886432
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 890546
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 883771
SEATS
ODI Number: 882422
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ODI Number: 875853
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 875425
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 871753
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 869951
SEATS
ODI Number: 867872
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
ODI Number: 862491
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 861615
SEATS
ODI Number: 863331
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:RELAY | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 855637
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 851644
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 853074
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 852946
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 846161
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 848543
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ODI Number: 844099
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 846058
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 841920
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 838516
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT
ODI Number: 835024
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 785413
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 782049
AIR BAGS | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC. | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 766098
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 764335
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 762946
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 761578
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 760869
AIR BAGS | FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER | POWER TRAIN | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 759766
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ODI Number: 752951
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 751240
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 749060
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 747352
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 745517
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 744238
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 742632
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 741664
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 738764
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 738296
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 729902
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 729855
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 728734
STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
ODI Number: 727444
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 723520
STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
ODI Number: 722531
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 721035
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 720054
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 717438
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 717545
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 716749
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
ODI Number: 716008
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | SEATS | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 716185
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT
ODI Number: 714514
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 713031
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:ACCESSORY SCISSOR/SCREW/BOTTLE JACK/LIFT
ODI Number: 712059
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 711677
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 711696
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 711327
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 708735
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 708143
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 707157
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 566567
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH | VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 567115
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 567115
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 567115
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 567115
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 567115
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH
ODI Number: 567115
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 567115
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 567334
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 567334
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 567334
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 567334
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 566567
STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
ODI Number: 553633
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 553633
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 553633
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 553633
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 553633
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
ODI Number: 553633
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 553633
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 553633
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 553633
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 553633
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 553633
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 553633
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ODI Number: 553633
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 549615
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 549104
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT
ODI Number: 544819
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP | STEERING:LINKAGES:ROD:RELAY:CONNECTING | STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 878900
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8 Investigations for 1999 VOLKSWAGEN Beetle

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

77 Service Alerts for 1999 VOLKSWAGEN Beetle

Date Description
May 11, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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May 12, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Tool number added to table. Removal of Behr Flush Kit. VAS 6337/1A

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April 21, 2020 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Updated to include additional models and model year applicability.

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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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August 21, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Quick Reference Update Guide.

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February 18, 2019 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Condensation and or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. TB updated to include model year 2019 applicability.

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February 19, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Battery Testing and Charging instruction. Updated to include model year 2019 applicability.

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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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March 22, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Alternative method for radio code retrieval.

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March 22, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Alternative method for radio code retrieval.

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March 12, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standards

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September 19, 2017 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Update to model year applicability.

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September 19, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update to model year applicability.

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October 15, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle

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October 15, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle

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September 14, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Updated to include model year 2014 thru 2018 applicability.

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September 14, 2017 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Updated to include model year 2014 thru 2018 applicability.

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September 18, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Emissions Recall Circular (2.0 Liter Gasoline Engine Vehicles Reprogramming of Engine Control Module and Replacement of Malfunctioning Oxygen Sensor): Volkswagen has found that the oxygen sensor in the upper part of the exhaust system cou

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September 18, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Emissions Recall Circular (2.0 Liter Gasoline Engine Vehicles Reprogramming of Engine Control Module and Replacement of Malfunctioning Oxygen Sensor): Volkswagen has found that the oxygen sensor in the upper part of the exhaust system c

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September 18, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Emissions Recall Circular (2.0 Liter Gasoline Engine Vehicles Reprogramming of Engine Control Module and Replacement of Malfunctioning Oxygen Sensor): Volkswagen has found that the oxygen sensor in the upper part of the exhaust system c

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October 15, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle

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March 13, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Quick Reference of vehicle concerns. Includes a list of Software versions and the technical bulletin numbers that referred to the concerns Updated

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July 5, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

17 17 01 July 5, 2017 2012855 Supersedes Technical Bulletin 17-16-02 (V171602) dated April 29, 2016 due to updated oil standards lists to current specifications. Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standards

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November 10, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Tip for Scan tool concerns that may occur duing a test plan

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February 12, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Quick Reference of vehicle concerns. Includes a list of Software versions and the technical bulletin numbers that referred to the concerns Updated

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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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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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March 6, 2014 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Technical Bulletin (Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation): Exterior light assemblies (headlights, taillights, fog lights, turn signals) are vented and may collect moisture on their inner surfaces, depending on humidity and other climatic

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May 9, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Tech Tips (Models with 1.8T Engine – Pressure Loss issues): Fault code P1297 may be set and fuel mixtures may go lean if the vehicle is driven under load or revved up and then returned to idle. This document informs of what to do should th

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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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April 29, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle

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September 23, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Data Link connector pin assignment chart that is applicable to all models. Update model year applicability.

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August 18, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update to existing tip for fuel quality checking.

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October 24, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update to model year applicability.

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

Beetle 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 14, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Tech Tips (Equipped with ALH TDI Engine – Glow Plug Replacement Tip): This document informs that there are 2 suppliers for the TDI glow plugs-Bosch and Beru. When replacing the glow plugs make sure that you do not mix stock. The vehicle

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

Beetle 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 20, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Quick Reference Update Guide of the vehicles expected upgraded software level. The latest corresponding technical bulletins that address the issues, and concerns that have been had with the vehicles.

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July 22, 2015 130000 VISIBILITY

Technical Bulletin (Windshield Wipers Streak or Smear): Windshield or rear window is streaked, has a snakeskin appearance, or the surface feels rough. To avoid unnecessary replacement of wiper blades, the condition and cleanliness of the w

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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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February 16, 2015 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Technical Bulletin: Battery, Testing and Charging Using Midtronics VAS6161, MCR340V, InCharge 940, or GRX3000VAS Charger

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July 7, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Technical Bulletin (Air Conditioning, Cleaning of the Refrigerant Circuit (U.S.Only)): In cases where an air conditioning system component (such as a compressor or other system component) has failed and debris from the compressor or compon

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July 7, 2015 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Technical Bulletin (Air Conditioning, Cleaning of the Refrigerant Circuit (U.S.Only)): In cases where an air conditioning system component (such as a compressor or other system component) has failed and debris from the compressor or compon

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March 27, 2015 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Technical Bulletin: Condensation and or water droplets becomming visible on inside of exterior light lenses issue is discussed in this document

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March 27, 2015 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Technical Bulletin: Condensation and or water droplets becomming visible on inside of exterior light lenses issue is discussed in this document

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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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January 22, 2014 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Technical Bulletin (Temperature Output Control Cannot Be Adjusted): Customer states cannot adjust temperature and/or A/C is not cold. The blend door control lever moves freely, but the blend door does not operate. A bushing that fits on t

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August 29, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle

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September 2, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Technical Bulletin (Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standard): This document informs of a sample list of products generally available in the North American market that meet the Volkswagen Oil Quality Standard

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September 24, 2014 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Technical Bulletin (Air Conditioning, Cleaning of the Refrigerant Circuit): In cases where an air conditioning system component (such as a compressor or other system component) has failed and debris from the compressor or component is circ

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June 4, 2014 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Technical Bulletin (Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation): This document informs of the Condensation and or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. The document also informs how to service the issue.

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June 4, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation): This document informs of the Condensation and or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. The document also informs how to service the issue.

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September 9, 2005 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

MIL IS ON AND OR CATALYTIC CONVERTER IS RATTLING. *SC

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December 3, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

HYBRID OIL PAN, INSTALLING. *TT

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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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February 8, 1999 116200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

INFORMATION REGARDING ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) CODING. *TT

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April 26, 2006 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

DOOR WINDOWS, MAY SEPERATE FROM WINDOW REGULATOR CLAMPS. *KB

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August 9, 2010 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

VOLKSWAGEN: HEADLIGHTS MAY INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. THE HEADLAMPS OR INSIDE LIGHTS INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE SPEED. AT IDLE SPEED THE ALTERNATOR VOLTAGE CAN FLUCTUATE, AS THE ALTERNATOR CANNOT FULLY COMPENSATE THE F

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August 9, 2010 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

VOLKSWAGEN: HEADLIGHTS MAY INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. THE HEADLAMPS OR INSIDE LIGHTS INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE SPEED. AT IDLE SPEED THE ALTERNATOR VOLTAGE CAN FLUCTUATE, AS THE ALTERNATOR CANNOT FULLY COMPENSATE THE F

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August 9, 2010 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

VOLKSWAGEN: HEADLIGHTS MAY INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. THE HEADLAMPS OR INSIDE LIGHTS INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE SPEED. AT IDLE SPEED THE ALTERNATOR VOLTAGE CAN FLUCTUATE, AS THE ALTERNATOR CANNOT FULLY COMPENSATE THE F

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June 25, 2007 114100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

WIRING HARNESS, COOLANT CONTAMINATION AT INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *KB

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January 30, 2006 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1176 IS STORED IN DTC MEMORY (NEW BEETLE 1.8T, ENGINE CODE APH). *NM

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May 14, 2007 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

MIL IS ON AND/OR CATALYTIC CONVERTER IS RATTLING. *KB

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May 1, 2007 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

EMISSIONS RECALL CIRCULAR. REPROGRAMMING OF ENGINE CONTROL MODULE AND REPLACEMENT OF MALFUNCTIONING OXYGEN SENSOR. *KB

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January 12, 2000 181000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT THROTTLE PEDAL VIBRATION AT IDLE AND / OR RAPPING NOISE AGAINST ENGINE COVER HEARD ON VEHICLES WITH SECONDARY AIR INJECTION. *TT

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January 28, 2000 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

CONCERNS WITH TRANSMISSION IN LIMP MODE WITH NO MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED. *TT

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December 9, 1999 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

CONCERNS WITH POOR OR NO RECEPTION FROM AM RADIO. *TT

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October 22, 1999 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

SUBJECT PERTAINING TO THE SUNROOF SLIDING HEADLINER, REPLACING SLIDES. *TT

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July 23, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE OIL CAPACITIES. *TT

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November 29, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

ENGINE PRE-HEATER INSTALLATION. CALIX. *TT

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January 11, 2007 062300 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

DTC’S P1297 (17705) OR P1557 (17965) STORED IN DTC MEMORY. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY INTAKE HOSES LEAKING (DURING BOOST CONDITIONS) DUE TO INCORRECT TORQUE ON CLAMPS OR IMPROPER PLACEMENT, WORN OR TORN INTAKE HOSES. *KB

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1999 VOLKSWAGEN Beetle

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