2004 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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

4 Recalls for 2004 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

Recall Date Component Summary
2014-03-07 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.

2008-04-07 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING 412,000 MY 1999-2005 PASSAT (5TH GENERATION) VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND PRODUCED AFTER JUNE 14, 1999. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE AN UNDERBODY HEAT SHIELD THAT CAN BECOME DAMAGED. IN ADDITION, AFFECTED VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC OR MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS MAY HAVE A FUEL LINE (1.8T ENGINES ONLY) OR FUEL TANK VENTILATION VALVE (4MOTION/ALL WHEEL DRIVE ONLY) THAT CAN LEAK DUE TO FRACTURE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL ADDITIONAL UNDERBODY HEAT SHIELDS ON VEHICLES WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS TO COVER THE POSSIBLY DAMAGED AREAS AND FLASH ALL 1.8T ENGINES WITH A PRECAUTIONARY SOFTWARE UPDATE. DEALERS WILL ALSO INSPECT AND ADJUST THE FUEL LINE ROUTING ON 1.8T VEHICLES AND THE FUEL TANK VENTILATION VALVE ON 4MOTION/ALL WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES, AND REPLACE COMPONENTS IF NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 13, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

2007-02-20 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.

2004-12-15 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE HIGH PRESSURE DIESEL PUMPS WERE PRODUCED WITH AN IMPROPER FASTENER, WHICH COULD ALLOW DIESEL FUEL TO ESCAPE FROM THE PUMP.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DIESEL PUMP. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 8, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

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14 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2004 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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Date Component  
2014-08-24 engine
2014-07-11 engine cooling (radiator, water pump)
2013-09-30 engine
2012-09-18 lights (exterior & interior)
2011-07-12 engine
2011-07-12 air conditioning/heat
2011-05-12 engine
2011-05-12 electrical/battery
2011-05-12 engine
2011-05-12 engine
2011-05-12 OTHER (identify in Problem Description Box)
2011-05-12 wheel/axle
2011-05-12 engine
2011-05-12 engine

277 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2004 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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Date Component  
2010-08-26 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10352128
2009-01-06 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10254530
2007-02-26 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10183592
2021-02-16 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11396511
2016-11-08 SEATS
ODI Number: 10925021
2017-06-17 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10995721
2017-04-17 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10978851
2016-09-07 TIRES
ODI Number: 10904445
2016-08-05 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10893347
2017-02-14 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10954545
2021-02-11 SEATS
ODI Number: 11395719
2020-11-06 SEATS
ODI Number: 11373531
2020-03-25 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 11319272
2019-10-20 SEATS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11269771
2019-07-04 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11229463
2018-12-09 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11157192
2018-09-24 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11130976
2018-06-06 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11100304
2018-06-03 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11099370
2018-06-11 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11101278
2018-05-22 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11097318
2018-05-15 ENGINE
ODI Number: 11094010
2018-08-01 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11115155
2017-11-30 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11051632
2016-07-24 SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10888060
2016-06-27 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10877008
2016-02-19 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10837269
2016-02-09 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10825233
2016-01-28 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10822774
2015-12-15 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10810514
2015-09-22 ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10767576
2015-09-04 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10761704
2015-07-13 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10733715
2015-03-10 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10693241
2015-03-06 STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10692404
2015-02-23 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10690159
2014-12-11 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10663521
2014-10-01 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10640452
2014-09-01 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10629809
2014-08-21 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10627339
2014-08-22 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10627448
2014-08-21 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10626953
2014-08-27 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10628678
2014-08-07 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10619505
2014-07-18 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10614626
2014-06-20 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10604780
2014-06-15 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10598383
2014-06-03 ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10595853
2014-04-24 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10584694
2014-03-28 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10575360
2014-03-10 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10568109
2014-02-14 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10564317
2014-01-06 SEATS
ODI Number: 10558621
2013-12-28 STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10557528
2013-12-28 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10557527
2014-01-03 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10558304
2013-10-05 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10546821
2013-10-03 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10546654
2013-08-26 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10536638
2013-07-18 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10525582
2013-07-17 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY | FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 10525433
2013-05-28 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10513887
2013-02-28 SEATS
ODI Number: 10500773
2013-02-10 ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10497621
2013-02-06 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10496613
2013-02-13 ENGINE
ODI Number: 10497983
2012-11-19 POWER TRAIN | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10485111
2012-10-18 AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10481003
2012-07-09 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10464748
2012-05-29 STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10459849
2012-04-06 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10454373
2012-03-17 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10452073
2012-01-29 VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10445769
2012-01-12 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10443575
2011-11-28 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10437431
2011-09-22 STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10426817
2011-10-01 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10428163
2011-08-04 POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10416995
2011-07-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10416291
2011-05-11 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10400009
2011-05-05 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10399165
2011-03-30 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10393707
2011-02-16 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10382892
2011-02-09 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10382188
2011-02-24 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10383827
2011-02-07 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10381003
2011-02-07 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10380962
2011-01-13 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10376474
2010-12-21 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10371879
2010-12-27 SEATS
ODI Number: 10372520
2010-11-18 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10366647
2010-11-16 SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC
ODI Number: 10365944
2010-10-26 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10362411
2010-10-06 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10359476
2010-10-20 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10361409
2010-09-27 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10357896
2010-10-01 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10358736
2010-09-16 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10355986
2010-08-28 EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10352457
2010-08-26 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10352128
2010-08-17 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10350155
2010-07-06 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10341567
2010-06-19 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10339155
2010-05-17 STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10330886
2010-05-12 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
ODI Number: 10330207
2010-05-17 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10330776
2010-04-11 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10324933
2010-04-18 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10326260
2010-02-26 SEATS
ODI Number: 10314461
2010-02-15 SEATS
ODI Number: 10310445
2010-02-17 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10311376
2010-02-11 SEATS
ODI Number: 10308789
2010-01-15 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10299885
2010-01-28 EQUIPMENT
ODI Number: 10302960
2010-01-07 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10298620
2009-12-04 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10294475
2009-11-16 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10292407
2009-10-19 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10289030
2009-10-17 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10288798
2009-10-17 POWER TRAIN | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10288796
2009-09-23 TIRES
ODI Number: 10285059
2009-09-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT | INTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10285722
2009-09-03 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10282740
2009-08-23 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10281451
2009-08-20 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10281250
2009-08-17 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10280633
2009-06-27 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10275109
2009-06-14 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10273743
2009-06-04 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10272831
2009-05-05 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10267764
2009-04-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10267205
2009-03-27 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10263256
2009-03-13 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10261759
2009-03-01 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10260338
2009-03-02 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10260499
2009-03-05 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10260796
2009-02-24 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10259806
2009-02-09 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10258094
2009-02-24 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10259772
2009-02-25 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10259892
2009-02-26 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10260032
2009-02-01 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10257118
2009-01-19 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 10255589
2009-01-25 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10256267
2009-01-06 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 10253964
2008-12-17 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10252121
2008-12-16 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10251963
2008-12-28 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10252967
2009-01-06 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10254530
2008-11-25 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10249881
2008-11-30 STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10250182
2008-12-10 VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10251443
2008-10-27 CHILD SEAT
ODI Number: 10246822
2008-10-21 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10246294
2008-10-11 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10245166
2008-10-17 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10245829
2008-10-07 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | INTERIOR LIGHTING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10244587
2008-09-19 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10242938
2008-09-02 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10240685
2008-08-14 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10238321
2008-07-30 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10236359
2008-08-05 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
ODI Number: 10237101
2008-08-04 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10236924
2008-07-08 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10233528
2008-07-18 SEATS | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10234877
2008-07-23 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10235533
2008-07-15 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10234469
2008-05-19 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10228448
2008-06-02 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
ODI Number: 10229669
2008-04-25 EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10225754
2008-03-15 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
ODI Number: 10221320
2008-02-02 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10216777
2008-02-01 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10216738
2008-01-27 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
ODI Number: 10216230
2008-01-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10214432
2008-01-06 AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10213985
2008-01-24 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10215844
2008-01-20 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10215481
2007-12-14 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10211928
2007-11-09 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10208480
2007-11-17 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 10209201
2007-10-25 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10206934
2007-10-18 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10206235
2007-10-18 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT
ODI Number: 10206194
2007-10-26 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10207035
2007-09-15 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10203058
2007-09-12 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ODI Number: 10202729
2007-09-11 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10202541
2007-08-22 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
ODI Number: 10200431
2007-07-02 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10195183
2007-07-10 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10195977
2007-06-21 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLING/CHARGING
ODI Number: 10193901
2007-06-19 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10193733
2007-06-14 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10193378
2007-06-19 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10193712
2007-05-09 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10190321
2007-03-27 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10186301
2007-03-04 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10184134
2007-03-03 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10184098
2007-02-26 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
ODI Number: 10183592
2007-02-18 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10182917
2007-02-21 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10183157
2007-01-27 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10180879
2007-01-25 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10180732
2007-02-08 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10181988
2007-01-25 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10180688
2007-02-06 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10181819
2006-12-28 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10177220
2006-12-27 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10177101
2006-12-07 TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10175463
2006-12-04 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10175072
2006-12-05 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10175236
2006-12-15 UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10176255
2006-11-21 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
ODI Number: 10174021
2006-11-21 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10174016
2006-10-23 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10171622
2006-10-14 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10170827
2006-09-29 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10169587
2006-08-25 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10166576
2006-07-21 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10163073
2006-07-07 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10161761
2006-06-19 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
ODI Number: 10160201
2006-06-14 STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10159875
2006-05-04 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10156812
2006-03-09 STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10152333
2006-03-21 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10153287
2005-12-21 STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10145872
2005-12-01 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10144165
2005-11-29 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10143964
2005-10-27 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10140907
2005-09-19 TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 10136944
2005-09-21 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10137176
2005-10-03 AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10138364
2005-07-12 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM) | STRUCTURE:BODY | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10128426
2005-06-03 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10124157
2005-05-11 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10120679
2005-04-10 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 10116696
2005-04-03 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10116291
2005-04-05 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10116431
2005-03-14 AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10114042
2005-03-24 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10114670
2005-03-04 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10112523
2005-03-30 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10113640
2005-03-08 TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 10109659
2004-12-29 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10104742
2005-01-04 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10105750
2004-12-20 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 10104174
2004-12-13 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 10102865
2004-12-15 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10101147
2004-11-09 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10099650
2004-11-03 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)
ODI Number: 10099307
2004-10-28 TIRES:VALVE
ODI Number: 10098976
2004-10-19 STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10094335
2004-10-06 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10092210
2004-09-28 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10093236
2004-09-01 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
ODI Number: 10088967
2004-08-13 INTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
ODI Number: 10086787
2004-07-30 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10083031
2004-07-21 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10082392
2004-07-12 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10080893
2004-06-23 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 10078676
2004-06-10 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
ODI Number: 10075177
2004-06-25 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10074344
2004-06-29 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10079035
2004-08-12 TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10074267
2004-05-17 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:POWER STEERING FLUID
ODI Number: 10073704
2004-05-28 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
ODI Number: 10073283
2004-05-27 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
ODI Number: 10073233
2004-04-08 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10065756
2004-04-15 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10066265
2004-04-07 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10066711
2004-02-27 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10059936
2004-03-23 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 10059711
2004-02-03 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
ODI Number: 10056484
2004-01-08 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10052651
2004-01-16 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10050028
2006-07-20 STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10163000
Is the government investigating the safety of your vehicle? Find out here.

6 Investigations for 2004 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
2011-01-26 2012-02-17 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
2007-09-28 2008-07-07 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
2008-01-31 2008-05-30 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES
2011-01-26 2012-02-17 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
2008-01-31 2008-05-30 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
2007-09-28 2008-07-07 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

188 Service Alerts for 2004 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

Date Description
2016-01-22 140000 AIR BAGS

Airbag Issues.

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2013-11-15 350000 EQUIPMENT

Part ordering

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2021-12-15 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin contains general instructions for software updates.

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2020-05-12 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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2020-04-21 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Updated to include additional models and model year applicability.

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2019-11-25 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards.

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2019-11-04 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update to mode; and model year applicability.

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2019-11-07 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Include new special tool adapter and 2018 model year Jetta only

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2019-10-29 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards.

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2019-10-29 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards.

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2019-12-05 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update model applicability to MY 2020.

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2019-12-05 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update model applicability to MY 2020.

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2019-10-01 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Parts are currently blocked from sale at this time.

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2019-08-19 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards. Also includes 2004 and 2005 Jetta Wagon and 2018-2020 Tiguan LWB

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2019-09-10 350000 EQUIPMENT

Include additional photo’s of water ingress. Also includes 2018-2020 Tiguan LWB

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2017-06-28 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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2019-06-13 350000 EQUIPMENT

Remote Key Battery Replacement

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2019-06-13 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Remote Key Battery Replacement

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2019-09-24 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards.

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2019-02-18 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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2019-08-23 350000 EQUIPMENT

TT 001202……..Also includes 2005 Jetta wagon and 2018-2020 Tiguan LWB

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2019-06-12 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update vehicle metadata.

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2019-06-12 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Update vehicle metadata.

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2019-08-15 350000 EQUIPMENT

REMOVED all 12 hour wait period before starting references. ADDED EFB to “Select correct battery type” in bottom box. Also Jetta Wagon 2005 and 2018-2020 Tiguan LWB.

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2019-08-21 350000 EQUIPMENT

Quick Reference Update Guide.

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2019-02-19 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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2017-06-22 350000 EQUIPMENT

VAS 6154 Replacement Part Setup Guide

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2018-11-13 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update vehicle metadata.

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2019-03-22 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Alternative method for radio code retrieval.

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2019-03-22 350000 EQUIPMENT

Alternative method for radio code retrieval.

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2019-03-27 350000 EQUIPMENT

The part number listed in the document is to be returned if it meets the criteria provided.

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2019-02-27 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Gasoline Engine Misfire Diagnosis document

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2019-07-29 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update vehicle metadata to include pull ahead models. Also includes R32 2002-2007 and 2002-2006 Jetta Wagon.

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2019-07-16 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine oil quality standards. Also includes all models for 1997-2003. Also Rabbit from 2006-2009.

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2019-03-12 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standards

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2017-09-19 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Update to model year applicability.

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2017-09-19 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update to model year applicability.

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2013-10-03 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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2017-09-14 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Updated to include model year 2014 thru 2018 applicability.

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2012-10-01 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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2012-10-25 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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2012-10-25 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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2012-10-05 091200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

Tech Tips (Fuel Gauge Inoperative after Instrument Cluster Replacement with Fault 00771 ?Fuel level sensor -G-?): An inoperative fuel gauge after instrument cluster replacement with fault 00771 ?Fuel level sensor -G-? may be caused by ga

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2013-11-15 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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2017-09-14 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Updated to include model year 2014 thru 2018 applicability.

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2013-11-15 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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2012-10-25 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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

2012-10-25 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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2013-10-03 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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2012-10-05 091200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

Tech Tips (Fuel Gauge Inoperative after Instrument Cluster Replacement with Fault 00771 ?Fuel level sensor -G-?): An inoperative fuel gauge after instrument cluster replacement with fault 00771 ?Fuel level sensor -G-? may be caused by ga

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2012-10-05 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tech Tips (Fuel Gauge Inoperative after Instrument Cluster Replacement with Fault 00771 ?Fuel level sensor -G-?): An inoperative fuel gauge after instrument cluster replacement with fault 00771 ?Fuel level sensor -G-? may be caused by ga

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2013-10-29 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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2012-10-01 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Body/Infotainment Module Software Updates: This document informs of various complaints that were addressed in software updates, and technical bulletins.

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2013-10-29 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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2018-08-13 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Update content and include additional models and model year applicability.

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2012-10-01 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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2012-10-01 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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2012-10-01 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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2012-10-01 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Body/Infotainment Module Software Updates: This document informs of various complaints that were addressed in software updates, and technical bulletins.

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2012-10-01 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Body/Infotainment Module Software Updates: This document informs of various complaints that were addressed in software updates, and technical bulletins.

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2013-10-15 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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2018-06-06 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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2017-03-13 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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2017-07-05 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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2016-10-31 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update model year applicability to include 2017.

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2017-11-10 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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2016-02-12 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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2014-08-29 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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2014-08-29 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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2010-07-23 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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2016-05-20 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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2017-02-01 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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2014-08-01 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Assembly Instructions: Installation of original remote start feature accessory, Volkswagen Passat.

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2015-06-29 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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2014-04-10 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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2014-04-18 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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2014-03-06 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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2016-10-20 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update to include additional model year applicability.

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2014-05-09 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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2016-06-08 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

To update claim processing statement.

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2015-06-22 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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2015-06-22 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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2014-04-29 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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2016-09-23 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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2013-07-01 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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2017-08-18 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update to existing tip for fuel quality checking.

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2016-10-28 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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2016-10-12 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update model and model year applicability.

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2014-03-26 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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2016-10-24 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update to model year applicability.

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2016-06-09 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

To update claiming process statement.

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2016-06-09 162800 STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

Corrosion may be found on the folded edge of the hood. Supersedes TB V551603

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2013-07-17 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Passat Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) – Technician and Detailer Inspections: A checklist to insure a customer receives a wonderful delivery of a vehicle that looks, feels, and meets the expectations of a new vehicle that he/she has purc

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2013-06-28 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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2013-06-13 350000 EQUIPMENT

Passat Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) – Technician and Detailer Inspections: A checklist to insure a customer receives a wonderful delivery of a vehicle that looks, feels, and meets the expectations of a new vehicle that he/she has purc

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2013-06-13 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Passat Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) – Technician and Detailer Inspections: A checklist to insure a customer receives a wonderful delivery of a vehicle that looks, feels, and meets the expectations of a new vehicle that he/she has purc

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2014-03-18 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Technical Bulletin This Technical Bulletin details the general process for carrying out a Software Version Management (SVM) software update for any Technical Bulletin (TSB) / Required Vehicle Update (RVU).

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2013-02-22 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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2016-03-04 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tech Tips Damage to Data Link Connector (DLC) from Aftermarket Devices (Cannot Communicate with Vehicle OBD System)

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2014-11-27 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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2015-07-22 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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2015-05-08 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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2015-05-08 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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2015-05-08 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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2015-02-16 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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2016-03-28 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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2015-03-12 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

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

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2015-03-02 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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2015-04-20 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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2015-07-07 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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2015-07-07 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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2015-07-07 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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2015-07-07 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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2014-10-10 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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2014-10-10 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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2016-02-05 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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2015-03-27 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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2015-03-27 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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2015-01-20 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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2016-02-17 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Document discusses Corrosion that may be found on the folded edge of the hood. The corrosion may be found on this edge anywhere around the hood. It discusses how to service it, and document that service. It discusses where to find what appl

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2014-01-24 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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2014-08-29 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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2014-09-12 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

2.0L TDI Pumpe Duse Engine, with Hard Starting: For long crank/ difficulty starting with the engine hot: Before replacing any components for this complaint, drain the fuel from the vehicle and replace with known good diesel fuel from a rep

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2014-09-02 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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2014-09-24 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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2014-07-04 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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2014-06-04 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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2014-06-04 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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2014-06-06 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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2014-06-06 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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2016-02-08 200000 WHEELS

Document discusses issues with The wheel liner touches the arch area of the fender and rubs off the paint in the contact area. The corrosion is caused by dirt accumulations and movements of the wheel liner. It discusses how to service the

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2016-02-01 162200 STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

The document refers to Corrosion being found where the rear bumper cover meets the quarter panel. It discusses how it can happen, and where to find warranty coverage to service the parts

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2014-11-24 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

Technical Bulletin (Front Fender – Corrosion on Wheel Arch): The wheel liner touches the arch area of the fender and rubs off the paint in the contact area. The corrosion is caused by dirt accumulations and movements of the wheel liner. T

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2014-11-24 200000 WHEELS

Technical Bulletin (Front Fender – Corrosion on Wheel Arch): The wheel liner touches the arch area of the fender and rubs off the paint in the contact area. The corrosion is caused by dirt accumulations and movements of the wheel liner. T

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2004-10-01 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VALVE COVER, DIAGNOSING OIL LEAKAGE FROM GASKETS. *TT

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2009-05-18 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VOLKSWAGEN: ENGINE OIL PRESSURE TOO LOW, LIGHT IS ON, ENGINE FLUSH. THE LOW ENGINE OIL PRESSURE CONDITION MAY BE CAUSED BY A RESTRICTION OF THE OIL PUMP SUCTION LINE STRAINER. *PE

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2008-08-28 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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2008-08-28 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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2016-06-07 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

TO UPDATE CLAIM PROCESSING STATEMENT.

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2014-09-12 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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2010-09-30 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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2010-09-30 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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2003-09-26 015100 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

ZF VH RECALL OF THE ZF STEERING PUMP, SUPPLIED TO WD’S FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE AUDI A4 PASSAT P/N 8D0 145 156FX INSTEAD OF THE CORRECT ZF P/N 7691 955 276ZW. 2004 AUDI A4 ALSO INCLUDED. *TT

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2009-10-28 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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2009-10-28 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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2005-05-01 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

INSTALL MERCURY LABEL ON VEHICLES REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF VERMONT, MAINE AND CONNECTICUT – ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE ACTION CIRCULAR. *TT

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2004-08-05 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

LOW ENGINE OIL PRESSURE LIGHT IS ON. *TT

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2005-08-26 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE OIL SPECIFICATIONS, OIL CAPACITY, OIL FILTER. *TT

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2005-10-21 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

WHEN SLOWING TO A STOP, A HARSH 3RD GEAR TO 2ND GEAR DOWNSHIFT IS FELT AND/OR AFTER SLOWING TO A NEAR STOP THEN ACCELERATING AGAIN, A CLUNK IS FELT. UPDATE PROGRAMMING (FLASHING) TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE (TCM) FOR HARSH SHIFTING. *

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2004-08-04 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

OIL SLUDGE – WARRANTY EXTENSION FOR 1998-2004 MODEL YEAR VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT WITH 1.8L TURBO ENGINE US AND CANADIAN DEALERS. SERVICE CIRCULAR. *TT

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2004-08-01 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

WARRANTY EXTENSION COVERING CERTAIN OIL SLUDGE RELATED REPAIRS. *TT

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2007-03-30 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE OIL PRESSURE TOO LOW, LIGHT IS ON, ENGINE FLUSH. *KB

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2004-04-06 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

READINESS CODE, SETTING. *TT

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2014-12-19 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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2014-12-12 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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2014-12-12 160000 STRUCTURE

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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2014-12-10 200000 WHEELS

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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2014-11-24 200000 WHEELS

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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2008-06-01 160000 STRUCTURE

VOLKSWAGEN: SERVICE AIR PLENUM AREA TO IMPROVE DRAINAGE AND INSTALL IMPROVED POLLEN FILTER SEAL. *PE

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2008-06-01 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

VOLKSWAGEN: SERVICE AIR PLENUM AREA TO IMPROVE DRAINAGE AND INSTALL IMPROVED POLLEN FILTER SEAL. *PE

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2008-06-01 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

VOLKSWAGEN: SERVICE AIR PLENUM AREA TO IMPROVE DRAINAGE AND INSTALL IMPROVED POLLEN FILTER SEAL. *PE

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2011-06-06 013000 STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

VOLKSWAGEN: THE GEAR BOX HAS A MOMENTARILY DELAY WHILE ACCELERATING. *RM

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2011-06-06 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

VOLKSWAGEN: THE GEAR BOX HAS A MOMENTARILY DELAY WHILE ACCELERATING. *RM

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2013-05-31 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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2004-11-09 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE (ECT) SENSOR. *TC

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2012-10-05 091200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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2005-11-07 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

VEHICLES MAY DISPLAY VIBRATION OF THE HEADLIGHT DUE TO CLEARANCE BETWEEN HEADLIGHT ASSEMBLY AND FRONT FACIA – EXCLUDING NEW PASSAT. *NM

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2009-06-01 221700 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

VOLKSWAGEN: HEATED SEATS INSTALL NEW PASSENGER SIDE SEAT HEATER SWITCH. AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY HAVE A SEAT HEATER ELEMENT THAT CAN MALFUNCTION WHEN THE IGNITION SWITCH IS ON AND THE SEAT HEATER SWITCH IS ON. *PE

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2007-10-01 221700 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

2003-2004 MODEL YEAR PASSAT WITH HEATED SEATS INSTALL NEW PASSENGER SIDE SEAT HEATER SWITCH. *NJ

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2004-05-10 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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2010-07-01 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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2010-07-01 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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2012-02-10 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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2011-01-28 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

VOLKSWAGEN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. ENGINE SOFTWARE MAY CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO EXCEED EMISSIONS STANDARDS. *RM

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2011-01-28 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

VOLKSWAGEN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. ENGINE SOFTWARE MAY CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO EXCEED EMISSIONS STANDARDS. *RM

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2008-06-01 033100 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

VOLKSWAGEN: 2001-2005 MODELS: SERVICE AIR PLENUM AREA TO IMPROVE DRAINAGE AND INSTALL IMPROVED POLLEN FILTER SEAL. WATER COULD LEAK INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. 2002 MODELS COULD HAVE LEAKS INTO THE BRAKE BOOSTER. *PE

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2008-06-01 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

VOLKSWAGEN: 2001-2005 MODELS: SERVICE AIR PLENUM AREA TO IMPROVE DRAINAGE AND INSTALL IMPROVED POLLEN FILTER SEAL. WATER COULD LEAK INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. 2002 MODELS COULD HAVE LEAKS INTO THE BRAKE BOOSTER. *PE

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2016-04-29 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TECH TIP DENOTING POTENTIAL FOR DAMAGE OF THE DATA LINK CONNECTOR WHEN USING AFTER MARKET PLUG IN DEVICES OR SCAN TOOLS AND SUBSEQUENT DIAGNOSTIC DIRECTION.

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2016-04-29 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TECH TIP DENOTING POTENTIAL FOR DAMAGE OF THE DATA LINK CONNECTOR WHEN USING AFTER MARKET PLUG IN DEVICES OR SCAN TOOLS AND SUBSEQUENT DIAGNOSTIC DIRECTION.

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2004-07-01 022400 SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

VEHICLES REMOVE / REPLACE SHOCK ABSORBER SECURING BOLT. *MJ

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2004-07-12 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

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

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2005-07-14 036100 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) CONTROL MODULE WARRANTY REPAIR PROCESS. *TT

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2016-07-13 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

TO UPDATE MODEL TABLE TO CLARIFY JETTA WAGON APPLICABILITY TO TB CONTENT.

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2010-08-01 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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2010-08-01 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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2010-08-01 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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2007-01-11 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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2004-10-27 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

UPDATE PROGRAMMING – EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS (EVAP) SELF-TEST REVISION. *TT

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2004 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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