2002 VOLKSWAGEN New Beetle

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1 Recalls for 2002 VOLKSWAGEN New Beetle

Recall Date Component Summary
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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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2002 VOLKSWAGEN New Beetle

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19 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2002 VOLKSWAGEN New Beetle

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AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN
ODI Number: 10088497
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10016051
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 786447
PARKING BRAKE | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10100587
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FL
ODI Number: 10088497
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10075150
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10074998
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10064453
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10054935
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10039153
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10023780
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
ODI Number: 10016051
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10016049
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
ODI Number: 10003295
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 786447
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
ODI Number: 786447
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 769375
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 759383
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 758474
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0 Investigations for 2002 VOLKSWAGEN New Beetle

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9 Service Alerts for 2002 VOLKSWAGEN New Beetle

Date Description
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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October 25, 2002 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

MISFIRE, INCORRECT CYLINDER FAULT CODES P0301, P0302, P0303 OR P0304 IDENTIFIED BY ECM SOFTWARE. *TT

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May 19, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) STORED IN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) MEMORY. *MJ

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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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April 1, 2004 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

REPLACEMENT OF THE IGNITION COILS. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT IF ONE OF THE VEHICLE’S IGNITION COIL FAILS, ROUGH IDLING OR REDUCED DRIVING POWER COULD OCCUR IN ADDITION TO ILLUMINATION OF THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP LIGHT. *TT *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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October 22, 2003 125100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

SAFETY RECALL – WT – BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH. *TT

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October 13, 2003 125100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

SAFETY RECALL – WT – NEW BEETLE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH. *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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2002 VOLKSWAGEN New Beetle

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