2001 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

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

9 Recalls for 2001 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

Recall Date Component Summary
September 20, 2000 SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER ARM

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. ONE OF TWO BRACKETS USED TO BOLT THE FRONT SUSPENSION CONTROL ARM IN FRONT OF THE VEHICLE TO THE BODY STRUCTURE MAY NOT HAVE BEEN WELDED SUFFICIENTLY.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BRACKET AND IF THE WELDING IS INSUFFICIENT, WILL REPLACE THE CONTROL ARM.

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.

May 11, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 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:

DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.

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.

February 20, 2007 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER, WAGON, AND CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH OR WITHOUT CRUISE CONTROL, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION IF IT WAS INSTALLED INCORRECTLY.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE NEWLY DESIGNED BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 27, 2007, AND WILL BE CONDUCTED IN SEVERAL STAGGERED MAILINGS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 21, 2007. 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.

March 29, 2007 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

CERTAIN CARDONE MASTER CYLINDERS WITH PART NUMBERS 10-2925, 10-2987, 10-2987MZA, 10-3083, 11-3015, 11-3042, 11-3044, 11-3045, 11-3047, 11-3064, AND 11-3156, AND WITH DATE CODES LOWER THAN DCA7078 SOLD AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE SEAL ON MASTER CYLINDER CAN FAIL AND LEAK BRAKE FLUID.

Remedy:

CARDONE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE ANY DEFECTIVE MASTER CYLINDERS. THE RECALL BEGAN DURING APRIL 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT CARDONE AT 1-800-777-4780.

December 16, 2004 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE HAZARD SWITCH AND FLASHER SYSTEM FUNCTION MAY DEGRADE OVER TIME BECAUSE OF DISTORTION AND MATERIAL TRANSFER OF THE CONTACTS OF CERTAIN HAZARD SWITCH RELAYS WHICH OCCURS DUE TO SUBSTANTIALLY INCREASED ELECTRICAL CURRENT LOAD FROM HIGHER WATTAGE TURN SIGNAL BULBS.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HAZARD FLASHER SWITCH/RELAY KIT. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 31, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

September 12, 2002 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, “CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS.” CHILD SEAT ANCHORAGES INSTALLED IN THE VEHICLE’S REAR SEATS MUST BE IDENTIFIED BY MARKINGS, AND THEIR LOCATION AND USE BE DESCRIBED IN THE OWNER’S MANUAL.

Remedy:

OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A SUPPLEMENT FOR THE OWNER’S MANUAL AND ALSO ONE SET OF FOUR GUIDANCE FIXTURES INTENDED TO USE IN CONJUNCTION WITH CHILD SEATS EQUIPPED WITH RIGID OR SEMI-RIGID LOWER ANCHORAGE ATTACHMENTS. ALSO ENCLOSED WILL BE FOUR DECALS TOGETHER WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS AND A TEMPLATE FOR ATTACHING THE DECALS TO THE LOWER SEAT BACKS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 15, 2002. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VWOA AT 1-800-822-8987.

January 31, 2002 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

ON SOME PASSENGER VEHICLES, SHORT CIRCUITS CAN OCCUR WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT OF THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS).

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS CONTROL UNIT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 8, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

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4 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2001 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

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127 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2001 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

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Date Component  
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10127943
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10185641
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10145433
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10125122
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10114559
STEERING
ODI Number: 10990734
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11413225
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10193472
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10121059
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11376943
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10722890
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10724343
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10629709
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10459203
SEATS
ODI Number: 10366615
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10356703
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC | VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10344990
SEATS
ODI Number: 10329002
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10300336
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10297722
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10287317
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10283969
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10246854
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10241011
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10239825
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10211348
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10196502
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
ODI Number: 10193472
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10193455
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10190346
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10185641
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL | POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10173821
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10171865
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10170980
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 10168878
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10169924
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10164416
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10161528
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10152627
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10151215
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10149329
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10145760
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10145433
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10137818
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10137291
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10134338
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10136012
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10133501
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10127857
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10127943
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10125122
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10126125
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10121059
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 10121706
SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10124093
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10119281
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10116523
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10114559
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10117095
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10113655
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10111314
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10109834
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10109420
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10106712
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10100320
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10087831
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10080856
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10080855
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 10074628
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10074611
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10078862
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10071388
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10073170
SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 10065161
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 10064142
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10064091
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10060254
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10058435
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10059993
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 10056731
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10052479
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10047002
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10043311
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10037310
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10039238
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10033102
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10027067
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10030360
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10023186
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10021149
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 10021127
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10013628
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10003638
CHILD SEAT:HANDLE (INFANT)
ODI Number: 10004667
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10000157
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 8017919
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 8018936
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 8010646
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 8007382
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 8008227
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 6901310
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 6901309
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 8001652
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 8003655
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 883035
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT
ODI Number: 883885
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 877589
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 770553
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 766653
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 763871
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 762909
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 762909
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 760466
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 760463
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 756489
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 749559
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 747936
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 747721
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 746885
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 745648
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 736185
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 734439
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 566663
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR | VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 562822
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 562822
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 562822
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 562822
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6 Investigations for 2001 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH
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175 Service Alerts for 2001 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

Date Description
January 19, 2016 200000 WHEELS

Surface corrosion or corrosion perforation can occur on various locations around the front wheel arch.

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November 15, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Part ordering

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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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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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September 18, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Emissions Service Action Circular (VR6 Engine Update ECM Software for Catalytic Converter Monitoring System): The ECM software for the catalytic converter monitoring system is too sensitive. This can cause the MIL to come on, and some vehi

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September 18, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Emissions Service Action Circular (VR6 Engine Update ECM Software for Catalytic Converter Monitoring System): The ECM software for the catalytic converter monitoring system is too sensitive. This can cause the MIL to come on, and some vehi

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June 12, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update vehicle metadata.

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June 12, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Update vehicle metadata.

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August 21, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Quick Reference Update Guide.

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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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June 22, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

VAS 6154 Replacement Part Setup Guide

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November 13, 2018 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update vehicle metadata.

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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 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 27, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Gasoline Engine Misfire Diagnosis document

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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 3, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Technical Bulletin (Oil Consumption Measurement): Customers have stated oil consumption is higher than the Volkswagen oil consumption standard of up to 0.5 quarts per 600 miles, or 0.5 liters per 1000 km. This document informs how to test

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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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October 1, 2012 100000 POWER TRAIN

Transmission Control Module Updates: This document informs of the software, and technical bulletins that service corresponding cars and their Transmission Control Module complaint issues.

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October 25, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Technical Bulletin (Paint Finish, Reducing Swirl Marks and Fine Scratches): New vehicles (prior to Retail Delivery) with swirl marks and or fine scratches from polishing or cleaning. This document informs of how the Finish can be signifi

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October 25, 2012 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Technical Bulletin (Paint Finish, Reducing Swirl Marks and Fine Scratches): New vehicles (prior to Retail Delivery) with swirl marks and or fine scratches from polishing or cleaning. This document informs of how the Finish can be signifi

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November 15, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Tech Tips (All Models 2000-2014 – Part ordering): If a needed service part is on back order, upgrade the daily order to a red order and check the ?Car Down? box to escalate the order. This document informs how to contact VWGoA Parts Spec

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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 27, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Tech Tips (Coolant fan control module J293 pinout): 1.8L and 2.0L (Except Engine Code BBW), Fan Module J293 Pinout Chart which informs of the terminal types, the inputs, and outputs, the signal purpose, and the signal type

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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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November 15, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Tech Tips (All Models 2000-2014 – Part ordering): If a needed service part is on back order, upgrade the daily order to a red order and check the ?Car Down? box to escalate the order. This document informs how to contact VWGoA Parts Spec

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October 25, 2012 160000 STRUCTURE

Technical Bulletin (Paint Finish, Reducing Swirl Marks and Fine Scratches): New vehicles (prior to Retail Delivery) with swirl marks and or fine scratches from polishing or cleaning. This document informs of how the Finish can be signifi

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October 25, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Technical Bulletin (Paint Finish, Reducing Swirl Marks and Fine Scratches): New vehicles (prior to Retail Delivery) with swirl marks and or fine scratches from polishing or cleaning. This document informs of how the Finish can be signifi

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October 3, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Technical Bulletin (Oil Consumption Measurement): Customers have stated oil consumption is higher than the Volkswagen oil consumption standard of up to 0.5 quarts per 600 miles, or 0.5 liters per 1000 km. This document informs how to test

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September 27, 2013 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Tech Tips (Coolant fan control module J293 pinout): 1.8L and 2.0L (Except Engine Code BBW), Fan Module J293 Pinout Chart which informs of the terminal types, the inputs, and outputs, the signal purpose, and the signal type

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September 27, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tech Tips (Coolant fan control module J293 pinout): 1.8L and 2.0L (Except Engine Code BBW), Fan Module J293 Pinout Chart which informs of the terminal types, the inputs, and outputs, the signal purpose, and the signal type

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September 27, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Tech Tips (Coolant fan control module J293 pinout): 1.8L and 2.0L (Except Engine Code BBW), Fan Module J293 Pinout Chart which informs of the terminal types, the inputs, and outputs, the signal purpose, and the signal type

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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 29, 2013 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): An unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Odor mainly occurs after vehicle has been sitting (unused) at least 5 hours and within 20 to 60 seconds after vehicle is first st

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September 18, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Emissions Service Action Circular (VR6 Engine Update ECM Software for Catalytic Converter Monitoring System): The ECM software for the catalytic converter monitoring system is too sensitive. This can cause the MIL to come on, and some v

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September 18, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Emissions Service Action Circular (VR6 Engine Update ECM Software for Catalytic Converter Monitoring System): The ECM software for the catalytic converter monitoring system is too sensitive. This can cause the MIL to come on, and some v

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October 29, 2013 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): An unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Odor mainly occurs after vehicle has been sitting (unused) at least 5 hours and within 20 to 60 seconds after vehicle is first st

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October 1, 2012 100000 POWER TRAIN

Transmission Control Module Updates: This document informs of the software, and technical bulletins that service corresponding cars and their Transmission Control Module complaint issues.

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October 1, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Transmission Control Module Updates: This document informs of the software, and technical bulletins that service corresponding cars and their Transmission Control Module complaint issues.

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October 1, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Transmission Control Module Updates: This document informs of the software, and technical bulletins that service corresponding cars and their Transmission Control Module complaint issues.

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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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June 6, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This information bulletin contains instructions for checking the pins/terminals for contacts and nano contacts.

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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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August 29, 2014 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Tech Tips (TDI Engine – N75 Solenoid Valve Diagnosis): This document informs with graphical aid the testing of the N75 Solenoid Valve in the event of a turbocharger fault code such as P0299 or P0234. This applies to Mechanical Injection St

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August 29, 2014 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Tech Tips (TDI Engine – N75 Solenoid Valve Diagnosis): This document informs with graphical aid the testing of the N75 Solenoid Valve in the event of a turbocharger fault code such as P0299 or P0234. This applies to Mechanical Injection St

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July 23, 2010 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Tech Tips (Air Conditioning Does not Operate): This document informs of concerns of no or intermittent A/C operation where pressure diagnosis does not lead to a cause, be sure to check the N25 A/C clutch coil. The fan control module may se

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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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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 22, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Technical Bulletin (Oil Consumption Measurement): Customer states oil consumption is higher than the Volkswagen oil consumption standard of up to 0.5 quarts per 600 miles, or 0.5 liters per 1000 km. In order to provide effective lubricati

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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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April 18, 2014 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): Condensation, which is a normal condition in all A/C systems, can cause a musty odor. If the odor is noticeable in the vehicle when the engine is not turned on, the cause may be mold and mildew i

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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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October 20, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update to include additional model year applicability.

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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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July 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Technical Bulletin (Oil Consumption Measurement): Customer states oil consumption is higher than the Volkswagen oil consumption standard of up to 0.5 quarts per 600 miles, or 0.5 liters per 1000 km. In order to provide effective lubrica

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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 28, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Reminder for dealers to reference the repair manual and replace all necessary fasteners (bolts, nuts) that cannot be re-used

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October 12, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update model and model year applicability.

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March 26, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Technical Bulletin The use of contaminated gasoline, seasonal fuel changes (summer/winter fuel) or gasoline with a low content of deposit control additives may result in one or more of the following conditions: -Excessive accumulation of

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October 24, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update to model year applicability.

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June 9, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

To update Claim processing statement.

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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 28, 2013 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Tech Tips (Equipped with Turbocharged Engine Turbocharger Replacement Tip): If mechanical damage is found to the turbocharger (e.g. damaged compression wheel, loose or broken shaft), it is not enough to just replace the turbocharger. Thi

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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 14, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

Tech Tips (Vehicles with 09G or 09A Transmission — Replacing Transmission): This document informs If you replace one of these transmissions, check ETKA to see if you must also replace the Transmission Control Module (TCM) at the same ti

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June 14, 2013 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Tech Tips (Vehicles with 09G or 09A Transmission — Replacing Transmission): This document informs If you replace one of these transmissions, check ETKA to see if you must also replace the Transmission Control Module (TCM) at the same ti

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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 22, 2013 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Tech Tips (Technician Helpline Vehicle Check Sheets): When it becomes necessary to open a VW Technician Helpline VTA case while performing diagnosis for a diesel particulate filter, manual transmission repair, or turbocharger concern, it

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November 27, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Tech Tips (SVM Update Instructions): This document informs when performing SVM updates, the scan tool should be hardwired to the vehicle and the Bluetooth physically turned off. A hard wired internet connection is also recommended.

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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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March 28, 2016 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

Technical Bulletin about Paint Finish, Reducing Swirl Marks and Fine Scratches New vehicles (prior to Retail Delivery) with swirl marks and or fine scratches from polishing or cleaning. The document also have infromation about where to fi

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March 2, 2015 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Technical Bulletin (Rear Door Glass Inoperative issue diagnosis): The rear glass cannot be opened / closed, the rear glass may slide down into the door, or the rear glass motor operates but the glass does not move

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

Technical Bulletin: Battery, Discharged, Diagnosis for Excessive Static Current Draw

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April 20, 2015 132000 VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

Technical Bulletin (Rear Door Glass Inoperative): The rear glass cannot be opened / closed, the rear glass may slide down into the door, or the rear glass motor operates but the glass does not move. This document contains the fault codes,

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July 20, 2015 160000 STRUCTURE

Technical Bulletin (Corrosion on the Fold of the Front Inner Door): Corrosion under the door fold in the area of the extra seal and the Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) foil. This document contains information on how to diagnose, and service this

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July 20, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (Corrosion on the Fold of the Front Inner Door): Corrosion under the door fold in the area of the extra seal and the Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) foil. This document contains information on how to diagnose, and service this

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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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July 7, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): Unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Odor mainly occurs after vehicle has been sitting (unused) at least 5 hours and within 20 to 60 seconds after vehicle is first start

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July 7, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): Unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Odor mainly occurs after vehicle has been sitting (unused) at least 5 hours and within 20 to 60 seconds after vehicle is first start

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October 10, 2014 091200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

Tech Tips (ECM Fault P1250 “Fuel Level Too Low” Will Not Clear): This document informs to clear static ECM fault P1250 “Fuel Level Too Low”, add fuel to vehicle and complete a road test of at least 10 miles. Simply adding fuel without co

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October 10, 2014 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Tech Tips (ECM Fault P1250 “Fuel Level Too Low” Will Not Clear): This document informs to clear static ECM fault P1250 “Fuel Level Too Low”, add fuel to vehicle and complete a road test of at least 10 miles. Simply adding fuel without co

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February 5, 2016 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Technical tips on what to do if improper gasoline has been added to the vehicle.

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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 20, 2015 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Discusses the issues associated with using contaiminated gasoline. There are recommendations to use top tier gasoline retailers

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

Technical Bulletin Corrosion, Front Fenders, at Upper Wheel Opening (U.S. Only) ): Document discusses diagnosis, and potential remedy of issue. The diagnosis codes for checking warranty coverage for servicing the vehicle are also available

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January 25, 2016 200000 WHEELS

Summary of Technical Bulletin to include additional model and model year applicability. Corrosion, Front Fenders, at Upper Wheel Opening (U.S. Only)

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January 19, 2016 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

Information on areas Surface corrosion or corrosion perforation can occur on various locations around the front wheel arch. Also gives examples of how to calculate cost to repair or replace

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January 19, 2016 200000 WHEELS

Information on areas Surface corrosion or corrosion perforation can occur on various locations around the front wheel arch. Also gives examples of how to calculate cost to repair or replace

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

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

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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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July 4, 2014 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

Tech Tips (Torque Converter/Flywheel/Flexplate installation): Incorrect torque converter or flywheel/flexplate installation can result in transmission damage. When installing an engine, flywheel or transmission, please follow the installat

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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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June 6, 2014 190000 TIRES

Tech Tips (All vehicles-Tire dressing for vehicle detailing): The use of tire dressing gives your tires that shiny finish that completes the image of a clean (new) vehicle. This document informs that The use of non-water based products wil

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June 6, 2014 200000 WHEELS

Tech Tips (All vehicles-Tire dressing for vehicle detailing): The use of tire dressing gives your tires that shiny finish that completes the image of a clean (new) vehicle. This document informs that The use of non-water based products wil

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February 3, 2016 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

Document refers to Surface corrosion or corrosion perforation that can occur on various locations around the front wheel arch. It gives examples on where to check for repair coverage from warranties, fixing possible issues, and how to docu

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February 3, 2016 200000 WHEELS

Document refers to Surface corrosion or corrosion perforation that can occur on various locations around the front wheel arch. It gives examples on where to check for repair coverage from warranties, fixing possible issues, and how to docu

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November 10, 2014 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

Technical Bulletin (Corrosion on the Fold of the Front Inner Door): This document informs of the method to repair Corrosion under the door fold in the area of the extra seal and the Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) foil. This document discusses

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February 17, 2004 125100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

NEW STYLE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH REQUIRES CARE DURING INSTALLATION TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO SWITCH. *TT

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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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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 27, 2001 114200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

SUBJECT REGARDING MALFUNCTIONING INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *TT

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April 30, 2001 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

SUBJECT REGARDING COOLANT LEAKING FROM COOLANT RESERVOIR BOTTLE WIRING CONNECTOR CONTAMINATES THE WIRING HARNESS. *TT

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April 8, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, OR P0304 STORED. IGNITION COIL OVERLAY HARNESS, INSTALLING. *TT

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June 7, 2016 162200 STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

TO UPDATE CLAIM PROCESSING STATEMENT.

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September 18, 2013 063140 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

VOLKSWAGEN: THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER MONITORING SYSTEM, WITH THE ECM SOFTWARE, IS TOO SENSITIVE AND CAUSES THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) TO COME ON AND EXCEED EMISSIONS STANDARDS FOR FEDERAL AND/OR CALIFORNIA. MODEL 1999-2002 JETTA,

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September 18, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

VOLKSWAGEN: THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER MONITORING SYSTEM, WITH THE ECM SOFTWARE, IS TOO SENSITIVE AND CAUSES THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) TO COME ON AND EXCEED EMISSIONS STANDARDS FOR FEDERAL AND/OR CALIFORNIA. MODEL 1999-2002 JETTA,

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September 18, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

VOLKSWAGEN: DUE TO A POSSIBLE FAILURE OF THE OXYGEN SENSOR IN UPPER PART OF EXHAUST SYSTEM, VEHICLE MAY EXCEED FEDERAL AND/OR CALIFORNIA EMISSION STANDARDS OR INCREASED FUEL CONSUMPTION. MODEL 1999-2001 GOLF, JETTA, NEW BEETLE.

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May 10, 2004 160000 STRUCTURE

DRIVER AND PASSENGER DOOR WINDOW REGULATOR REPAIRING. *MJ ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING DOOR WINDOW, SEPARATES FROM WINDOW REGULATOR CLAMPS. *TT

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September 30, 2010 581000 CHILD SEAT:LATCH CONNECTOR/CLIP

VOLKSWAGEN: CHILD RESTRAINT LATCH GUIDANCE FIXTURE; COMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS 225 (USA ONLY). UPDATE TO EXISTING TECHNICAL BULLETIN. NO PRODUCTION CHANGE REQUIRED. ALL MODELS. *PE

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September 30, 2010 583000 CHILD SEAT:LATCH STRAP

VOLKSWAGEN: CHILD RESTRAINT LATCH GUIDANCE FIXTURE; COMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS 225 (USA ONLY). UPDATE TO EXISTING TECHNICAL BULLETIN. NO PRODUCTION CHANGE REQUIRED. ALL MODELS. *PE

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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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October 28, 2009 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VOLKSWAGEN: VEHICLES MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WILL ILLUMINATED TO LET YOU KNOW THAT THE VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE SOME DETERIORATION IN PER

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October 28, 2009 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

VOLKSWAGEN: VEHICLES MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WILL ILLUMINATED TO LET YOU KNOW THAT THE VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE SOME DETERIORATION IN PER

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November 27, 2000 034520 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

THIS BULLETIN INVOLVES INSPECTING THE REAR BRAKE PADS DUE TO PREMATURE WORN. *TT

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March 31, 2004 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

IGNITION COIL OVERLAY HARNESS, INSTALLING. MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, OR P0304 STORED. *TT

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November 10, 2014 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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November 9, 2004 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE (ECT) SENSOR. *TC

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August 15, 2001 114200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER MALFUNCTION. *SLC

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June 10, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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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January 4, 2006 132000 VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

DOOR WINDOW, SEPARATES FROM WINDOW REGULATOR CLAMPS. *JB

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May 10, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

EVALUATING FUEL MIXTURE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) – HOW TO PERFORM EFFECTIVE DIAGNOSTIC RELATED TO FUEL SYSTEM ADAPTATION SYSTEM TOO RICH/ TOO LEAN. VOLKSWAGEN. *MJ

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May 10, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

EVALUATING FUEL MIXTURE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES- HOW TO PERFORM EFFECTIVE DIAGNOSIS RELATED TO FUEL SYSTEM ADAPTATION – SYSTEM TOO RICH/TOO LEAN. VOLKSWAGEN. *MJ

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June 22, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE, FLUCTUATING IDLE OR IDLE SPEED TOO LOW. *MJ

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June 27, 2001 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1297 OR P1557 ARE STORED IN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE MEMORY. MAY BE CAUSED BY INTAKE HOSES LEAKING DUE TO CLAMPS INCORRECTLY TORQUED OR IMPROPERLY PLACED, WORN / TORN INTAKE HOSES ETC.

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July 1, 2010 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

VOLKSWAGEN: (REVISED) VEHICLES MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WILL ILLUMINATED TO LET YOU KNOW THAT VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE SOME DETERIORATION

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July 1, 2010 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

VOLKSWAGEN: (REVISED) VEHICLES MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WILL ILLUMINATED TO LET YOU KNOW THAT VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE SOME DETERIORATION

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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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February 10, 2012 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VOLKSWAGEN: GASOLINE ENGINES HAVE ROUGH IDLE, HAVE SIGNIFICANT LOSS OF POWER OR STALLING WITH REDUCED PERFORMANCE. *PE

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May 7, 2010 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

VOLKSWAGEN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. INSPECT, CLEAN AND MODIFY SUNROOF DRAINS FOR CERTAIN VOLKSWAGEN VEHICLES AND REVISED MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE; SUNROOF DRAIN INSPECTION AND CLEANING. NO MODELS OR MODEL

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July 12, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE, FLUCTUATING IDLE OR IDLE SPEED TOO LOW. *MJ

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September 8, 2000 150000 SEAT BELTS

SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD RESTRAINT LATCH GUIDANCE FIXTURE, INSTALLING AT PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI). *TT

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September 8, 2000 150000 SEAT BELTS

SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD RESTRAINT LATCH GUIDANCE FIXTURES, COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 225. *TT

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August 22, 2001 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE DRIVER OR PASSENGER DOOR WINDOW REGULATOR WILL NOT OPERATE DUE TO BROKEN WINDOW CLAMPS. THIS TECHNICAL BULLETIN REPLACES BROKEN CLAMPS. *TT

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June 6, 2001 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE POWER SURGE ON THE SECONDARY AIR PUMP BLOWS 40 AMP. FUSE. *TT

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June 8, 2001 220000 SEATS

SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD RESTRAINT INSTALLATION USING THE LATCH SYSTEM (LOWER ANCHORS AND TETHERS FOR CHILDREN). *TT

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November 29, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

ENGINE PRE-HEATER INSTALLATION. CALIX. *TT

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March 4, 2002 138800 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR

FRESH AIR BLOWER MOTOR, INOPERATIVE AT AMBIENT AIR TEMPERATURES NEAR OR BELOW FREEZING. *TT

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April 15, 2002 034520 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

REAR BRAKE PADS THAT APPEAR TO BE WORN PREMATURELY. *TT

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August 1, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VOLKSWAGEN: GASOLINE ENGINE VEHICLES INSPECT, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IGNITION COILS. VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. MODELS PASSAT AND WAGON; GOLF; GTI; JETTA A

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August 1, 2010 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

VOLKSWAGEN: GASOLINE ENGINE VEHICLES INSPECT, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IGNITION COILS. VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. MODELS PASSAT AND WAGON; GOLF; GTI; JETTA A

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August 1, 2010 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

VOLKSWAGEN: GASOLINE ENGINE VEHICLES INSPECT, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IGNITION COILS. VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. MODELS PASSAT AND WAGON; GOLF; GTI; JETTA A

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August 23, 2002 330000 INTERIOR LIGHTING

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0410, P0411, OR P1423 STORED IN DTC MEMORY. *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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October 27, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT IS ON IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *TT

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