2005 VOLKSWAGEN GTI

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

1 Recalls for 2005 VOLKSWAGEN GTI

Recall Date Component Summary
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.

These are complaints about vehicles like yours and some can only be found here. Do they sound familiar?

0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2005 VOLKSWAGEN GTI

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Date Component  

7 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2005 VOLKSWAGEN GTI

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Date Component  
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11024709
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10472556
STEERING
ODI Number: 10383120
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10351722
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10262657
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 10224331
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10158302
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0 Investigations for 2005 VOLKSWAGEN GTI

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

136 Service Alerts for 2005 VOLKSWAGEN GTI

Date Description
January 22, 2016 140000 AIR BAGS

Airbag Issues.

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November 15, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Part ordering

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December 15, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin contains general instructions for software updates.

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January 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Body surfaces (engine compartment and underside of hood) are not directly visible (exposed) therefore do not match exterior paint finish.

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January 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Battery testing. Updated to include additional model and model year applicability.

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May 11, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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November 5, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Oil consumption test updated to include additional models and model year applicability.

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November 5, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Oil consumption test updated to include additional models and model year applicability.

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December 18, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This special notice is to inform dealers to return the part numbers listed (State of California only).

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January 14, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

Body surfaces (engine compartment and underside of hood) are not directly visible (exposed) therefore do not match exterior paint finish.

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January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Battery testing. Updated to include additional model and model year applicability.

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August 10, 2020 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Recall Reminder Part Labels

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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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June 2, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update to include 2020-2021 model and model year applicability.

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June 2, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Update to include 2020-2021 model and model year applicability.

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June 11, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Metadata update (add MY 2014 Eos (missing).

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April 21, 2020 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Updated to include additional models and model year applicability.

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October 2, 2020 010000 STEERING

Mandatory fastener.

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October 2, 2020 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Mandatory fastener.

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October 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Mandatory fastener.

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April 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update to Volkswagen engine oil specification attachments.

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September 4, 2020 046000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK

Antilock brake function test direction.

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September 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Antilock brake function test direction.

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August 7, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Oil pressure priming after engine replacement or internal repair.

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July 31, 2020 250000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP) function test may not end on its own causing DTC.

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September 25, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Antilock brake function test direction.

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September 25, 2020 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Antilock brake function test direction.

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January 8, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update to Volkswagen Identifying and mixing of coolant. Introducing new coolant type.

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January 8, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update to Volkswagen Identifying and mixing of coolant. Introducing new coolant type.

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November 25, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards.

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November 4, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update to mode; and model year applicability.

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March 10, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Volkswagen After Sales Weekly Communication – March 10, 2020

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November 7, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Include new special tool adapter and 2018 model year Jetta only

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October 29, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards.

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October 29, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards.

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January 21, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update to Volkswagen engine oil specification attachments.

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December 5, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update model applicability to MY 2020.

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December 5, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update model applicability to MY 2020.

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January 9, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update to Volkswagen Identifying and mixing of coolant. Introducing new coolant type.

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January 9, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update to Volkswagen Identifying and mixing of coolant. Introducing new coolant type.

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August 19, 2019 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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September 10, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 28, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

This special notice is to inform dealers to return all part numbers listed in the document and order the superseded part numbers going forward.

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June 13, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Remote Key Battery Replacement

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June 13, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Remote Key Battery Replacement

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September 24, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards.

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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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May 6, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Campaign Reminder Communication. Also includes: 1998-2004 Beetle, 2003-2004 Beetle Convertible, 2019 Beetle Convertible, 1994-2004 Eurovan, 1994-2004 Golf, 1994-2004 Jetta, 2001-2004 Jetta Wagon, 2018-2019 Tiguan LWB, 1994-2004 Passat, 1994

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August 23, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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 15, 2019 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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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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July 29, 2019 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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July 16, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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April 29, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Adhesive circular. Note: also includes 2004 Golf, Jetta, Passat, Touareg, GTI,

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March 12, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standards

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October 1, 2012 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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September 14, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Comfort/BCM Replacement direction, updated to include additional model year applicability.

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October 1, 2012 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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October 1, 2012 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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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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October 31, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update model year applicability to include 2017.

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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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August 22, 2014 010000 STEERING

Tech Tips (Electro – Steering issues): If, after replacement of the steering rack, fault code 01309 008 is set in the ABS/ESP module only, follow the test plan in GFF for Driver Steering Recommendation (DSR) or channel 3 activation. If the

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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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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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October 20, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update to include additional model year applicability.

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October 20, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update model year applicability.

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June 22, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech

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

This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech

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April 29, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

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

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

Update to existing tip for fuel quality checking.

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October 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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October 24, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update to model year applicability.

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

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 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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March 4, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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February 20, 2015 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

Tech Tips: Generator Charging Concern Diagnosis Tip – One Way Clutch Pulley Testing

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November 28, 2014 200000 WHEELS

Tech Tips (Active Wheel Speed Sensor Diagnosis): This document informs of a procedure to diagnose active wheel speed sensor complaints

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November 14, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Tech Tips (Electro ? Steering – DTC 01309 008 ?No Communication with -J500-? is Stored in the ABS/ESP Module Only): This document informs If, after replacement of the steering rack, fault code 01309 008 is set in the ABS/ESP module only, f

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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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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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February 5, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Tech Bullentin concerning Electric Coolant Fans that Continue to Run after Ignition is Switched OFF

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February 5, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tech Bullentin concerning Electric Coolant Fans that Continue to Run after Ignition is Switched OFF

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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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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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October 10, 2014 200000 WHEELS

Tech Tips (Active Wheel Speed Sensor Diagnosis): This document informs of a procedure to diagnose active wheel speed sensor complaints.

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May 3, 2013 010000 STEERING

VOLKSWAGEN: STEERING RACK. AFTER REPLACING THE STEERING RACK THE FAULT CODE 01309 008 IS SET IN ABS/ESP MODULE. ALSO INCLUDED MODEL GTI MY 2013, MODEL TIGUAN MY 2005-2007, MODEL RABBIT MY 2005/2011-2013, MODEL EOS MY 2005/2013, MODEL CC MY

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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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March 8, 2013 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

VOLKSWAGEN: IT IS A NORMAL OCCURRENCE FOR THE ELECTRIC COOLANT FANS TO CONTINUE TO RUN AFTER THE IGNITION IS SWITCHED OFF. *JS

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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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June 1, 2009 221700 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

VOLKSWAGEN: CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH COMFORT SEATS; INSTALL NEW PASSENGER SIDE SEAT HEATER SWITCH. THIS INCLUDE JETTA WAGON. *PE UPDATED 3/23/09. REVISION TO CUSTOMER SATISFACTION CAMPAIGNS FOR SEAT HEATERS. *PE UP

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June 1, 2009 221700 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION CAMPAIGN CIRCULAR: CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH COMFORT SEATS: INSTALL DRIVER’S SIDE SEAT HEATER REPAIR KIT. *PE UPDATED 3/23/09. REVISION TO CUSTOMER SATISFACTION CAMPAIGN. *PE UPDATED 3/17/10. *

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December 3, 2012 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

VOLKSWAGEN:EVAPORATIVE (EVAP) EMISSION SYSTEM, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE DIAGNOSIS. REVISED PROCEDURE DEVELOPED TO TEST EVAP SYSTEM WITHOUT FUEL CAP. *JS

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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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June 6, 2011 013000 STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

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

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June 6, 2011 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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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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August 26, 2009 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

VOLKSWAGEN: HIGH INTENSITY GAS DISCHARGE LAMP (HID) RANGE CONTROL MOTOR REPLACEMENT FOR FAULT 01534 OR 01535. WHEN REPAIRING AUTO LEVELING SYSTEM FOR FAULTS 01534 OR 01535, RANGE CONTROL ADJUSTMENT MOTOR FAILURE, IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO RE

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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 23, 2007 221700 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

SEAT HEATER IS INOPERATIVE. *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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April 29, 2016 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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April 29, 2016 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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June 1, 2007 221700 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION CAMPAIGN CIRCULAR. INSTALL DRIVER’S SIDE HEATER REPAIR KIT. SEAT HEATER MAY MALFUNCTION WHEN THE IGNITION SWITCH IS ON. THIS COULD CAUSE THE HEATER MAT TO TEMPORARILY OVERHEAT AND BECOME INOPERATIVE. *KB

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October 10, 2005 221700 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

COMFORT SEATS MAY HAVE A SEAT HEATER ELEMENT THAT CAN MALFUNCTION WHEN THE IGNITION SWITCH IS ON. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION CAMPAIGN VZ. *TT

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June 1, 2007 221700 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION CAMPAIGN CIRCULAR – SEAT HEATER ELEMENT CAN MALFUNCTION WHEN THE IGNITION SWITCH IS ON AND THE SEAT HEATER SWITCH IS ON. THE SEAT HEATER MAT MAY TEMPORARILY OVERHEAT AND BECOME INOPERATIVE. INSTALL NEW PASSENGER SIDE

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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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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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June 1, 2009 221700 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

VOLKSWAGEN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. REVISED EXPIRATION DATES FOR SEAT HEATER CUSTOMER SATISFACTION CAMPAIGNS. AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY HAVE A SEAT HEATER ELEMENT THAN CAN MALFUNCTION WHEN THE IGNITION SW

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