2008 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

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

0 Recalls for 2008 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2008 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

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1 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2008 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

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FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10929995
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0 Investigations for 2008 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

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

341 Service Alerts for 2008 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

Date Description
January 22, 2016 140000 AIR BAGS

Airbag Issues.

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May 26, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Engine oil pressure priming.

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May 26, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine oil pressure priming.

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January 19, 2016 200000 WHEELS

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

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May 18, 2022 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

Cleaning of Heating and Ventilation system, Updated to include additional model year applicability and cost of cleaning solution in warranty table.

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May 16, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Battery Testing and Charging using recommended VW test equipment.

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May 12, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Battery Tester VAS 6161 introduction.

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November 15, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Part ordering

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April 26, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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April 7, 2022 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation. Update model year applicability to include 2022.

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April 5, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This special notice is to inform dealers to return the parts listed if it meets the criteria provided.

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December 3, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Rattling noises from engine compartmen area or exhaust system.

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March 2, 2022 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Discharged Battery, Diagnosis for excessive current draw.

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March 14, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Engine oil consumption measurement. Update procedure and work sheet.

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March 22, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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September 28, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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February 24, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update model and model year applicability, introduce new coolant G12Evo.

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February 21, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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January 21, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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January 21, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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January 21, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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December 6, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Battery testing using VW special tools, updated to include additional model year applicability and include I.D.4.

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December 13, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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December 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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December 15, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin contains general instructions for software updates.

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December 3, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Explanation of error message received from scan tool when erasing diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) in Control Module -623- after repair.

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November 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update to model year applicability.

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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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October 28, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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October 26, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Additional safety related Inquiry and Reporting instruction.

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September 28, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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September 2, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update to model year applicability.

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July 28, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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July 28, 2021 061500 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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June 22, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Engine Misfire Diagnostic Aid. Updated to include additional model and model year applicability.

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June 21, 2021 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

VW approved gasoline fuel additive, update to include additional models and model year applicability.

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June 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

VW approved gasoline fuel additive, update to include additional models and model year applicability.

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June 22, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Fuel Additive to Help Prevent Sporadic Misfire Faults

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June 22, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Fuel Additive to Help Prevent Sporadic Misfire Faults

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June 29, 2021 061500 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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June 21, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Software Version Management (SVM)

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June 22, 2021 061500 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION

Engine oil consumption measurement.

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June 3, 2021 061500 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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June 22, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Engine Misfire Diagnostic Aid. 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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May 18, 2021 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Removing musty odor from A/C system. Updated to include additional model and model year applicability.

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April 5, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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April 5, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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April 9, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Parts ordering information

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April 30, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Elsa2Go campaign information is now 100% aligned with ElsaPro. This update to Elsa2Go ensures that both systems are displaying the same campaign information, including OPEN/CLOSED status, repair date as well as criterions at the same time w

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March 2, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Exterior lighting moisture in lens updated to exclude LED lighting.

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March 1, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

VW approved gasoline fuel additive, update to include additional models and model year applicability.

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December 18, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Updated key ordering protocol

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December 18, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Updated key ordering protocol

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February 22, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update to brochure purchase url

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February 22, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update to top tier brochure purchasing url.

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February 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Updated to include update recommended engine oil attachments.

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February 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Software Version Management (SVM) instruction updated to include model year 2021

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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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September 10, 2014 042510 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:LOW PRESSURE WARNING:SWITCH

Technical Bulletin (Secondary Air Injection System Air Flow/Pressure): This document informs the Secondary Air Pressure Sensor may be contaminated by foreign particles during secondary air injection. The production solution for this issue

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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 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Updated key ordering protocol

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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 25, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Updated to include an additional model year applicability.

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January 29, 2021 280100 BACK OVER PREVENTION:SOFTWARE

Data link diagnostics and tips

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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 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Cam screen damage.

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May 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Cam screen damage.

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September 25, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This document outlines updates to the ODIS diagnostic software. Updates include corrected diagnostic test plans for the stated vehicles.

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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 15, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Update brochure part number and recording URL. Update model and model year applicability.

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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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April 6, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Tire Chain Information (for California dealers only) All Model Years. Information only for all other dealers.

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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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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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November 15, 2019 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

Diganostic direction to locate exhaust leak

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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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October 22, 2019 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

The part number listed in the document is to be returned.

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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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November 25, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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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October 31, 2019 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

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

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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 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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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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April 24, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update to labor operation numbers per Saga updates. Also applies to the 2006-2007 Beetle Convertible.

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April 24, 2019 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

Update to labor operation numbers per Saga updates. Also applies to the 2006-2007 Beetle Convertible.

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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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April 29, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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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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November 3, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

Addressing Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Concerns, update authing system metadata.

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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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November 3, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

Addressing Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Concerns, update authing system metadata.

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February 27, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Gasoline Engine Misfire Diagnosis document

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June 22, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

VAS 6154 Replacement Part Setup Guide

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February 15, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Instrument cluster production mode solution, updated to include additional model and model year applicability.

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November 13, 2018 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update vehicle metadata.

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February 15, 2019 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Instrument cluster production mode solution, updated to include additional model and model year applicability.

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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 29, 2019 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Adaptive front lighting descriptive

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July 3, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This document outlines updates to the diagnostic software (ODIS).

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July 3, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This document outlines updates to the diagnostic software (ODIS).

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June 11, 2019 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Addressing Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Concerns, update authing system metadata.

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June 11, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Addressing Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Concerns, update authing system metadata.

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June 11, 2019 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Addressing Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Concerns, update authing system metadata.

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June 11, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Addressing Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Concerns, update authing system metadata.

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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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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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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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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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March 31, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Valve spring diagnosis.

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March 31, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Valve spring diagnosis.

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March 31, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Valve spring diagnosis.

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March 12, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standards

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September 25, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update brochure part number, literature ordering websie address and include an additional model year applicability

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October 3, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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October 24, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Technical Bulletin (Hood, Under Hood Not Painted Body Color): The paint color and/or finish of the engine compartment and underside of hood may not match the exterior paint color of the vehicle. Depending on vehicle model and production

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October 24, 2012 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Technical Bulletin (Hood, Under Hood Not Painted Body Color): The paint color and/or finish of the engine compartment and underside of hood may not match the exterior paint color of the vehicle. Depending on vehicle model and production

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

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

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October 25, 2012 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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November 15, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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

Updated to include model year 2014 thru 2018 applicability.

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September 15, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

Update to model year applicability and existing tip for Dual clutch basic settings procedure.

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October 25, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Tech Tips (CBEA, CJAA, CKRA engine codes DPF replacement and/or DTCS P2413, P2463): This document informs of the use of aftermarket air filters such as cotton bed steel mesh or cone style, can cause the MAF sensor to not read accurately,

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October 25, 2013 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Tech Tips (CBEA, CJAA, CKRA engine codes DPF replacement and/or DTCS P2413, P2463): This document informs of the use of aftermarket air filters such as cotton bed steel mesh or cone style, can cause the MAF sensor to not read accurately,

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October 25, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Tech Tips (2.0L CCTA/CBFA Coolant Leak or Repeat Coolant Leak from the Water Pump Area): This document informs of the observations that need to be taken to service a water pump replacement

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September 15, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

Update model year applicability and existing tip for transmission basic settings direction.

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

Updated to include model year 2014 thru 2018 applicability.

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September 15, 2017 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Update to model year applicability and existing tip for Dual clutch basic settings procedure.

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September 15, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

Update model year applicability and existing tip for transmission basic settings direction.

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September 15, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update model year applicability and existing tip for transmission basic settings direction.

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October 24, 2012 160000 STRUCTURE

Technical Bulletin (Hood, Under Hood Not Painted Body Color): The paint color and/or finish of the engine compartment and underside of hood may not match the exterior paint color of the vehicle. Depending on vehicle model and production

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October 24, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Technical Bulletin (Hood, Under Hood Not Painted Body Color): The paint color and/or finish of the engine compartment and underside of hood may not match the exterior paint color of the vehicle. Depending on vehicle model and production

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December 7, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Balance shaft direction for debris issues.

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December 7, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Balance shaft direction for debris issues.

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October 25, 2012 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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

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

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October 25, 2013 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

Tech Tips (2.0L CCTA/CBFA Coolant Leak or Repeat Coolant Leak from the Water Pump Area): This document informs of the observations that need to be taken to service a water pump replacement

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October 29, 2013 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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December 3, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Technical Bulletin (Rattling Noises from Engine Compartment Area or Exhaust System): Customers may complain of a rattling noise from engine or exhaust area while accelerating from 1800-3000 RPM. In order to complete proper diagnosis and

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November 2, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (Wiper Blade Inspection for Proper Warranty Coding): Wiper blade inspection guidelines for wear and tear, outside influence and factory defect.

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November 2, 2012 130000 VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

Technical Bulletin (Wiper Blade Inspection for Proper Warranty Coding): Wiper blade inspection guidelines for wear and tear, outside influence and factory defect.

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November 15, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 10, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Technical Bulletin (Electric Coolant Fans Continue to Run after Ignition is Switched OFF): This document informs it is considered normal operation for the electric coolant fans to continue to run for up to 15 minutes after the ignition i

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October 3, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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February 15, 2019 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Instrument cluster production mode solution, updated to include additional model and model year applicability.

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February 15, 2019 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Instrument cluster production mode solution, updated to include additional model and model year applicability.

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September 25, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update information regarding Top Tier brochure part number andVW literature ordering address

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September 13, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Iinclude additional model year applicability and tool information.

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September 13, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Iinclude additional model year applicability and tool information.

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December 3, 2013 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

Technical Bulletin (Rattling Noises from Engine Compartment Area or Exhaust System): Customers may complain of a rattling noise from engine or exhaust area while accelerating from 1800-3000 RPM. In order to complete proper diagnosis and

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November 2, 2012 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Technical Bulletin (Wiper Blade Inspection for Proper Warranty Coding): Wiper blade inspection guidelines for wear and tear, outside influence and factory defect.

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October 29, 2013 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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October 25, 2013 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Tech Tips (CBEA, CJAA, CKRA engine codes DPF replacement and/or DTCS P2413, P2463): This document informs of the use of aftermarket air filters such as cotton bed steel mesh or cone style, can cause the MAF sensor to not read accurately,

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October 25, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Tech Tips (CBEA, CJAA, CKRA engine codes DPF replacement and/or DTCS P2413, P2463): This document informs of the use of aftermarket air filters such as cotton bed steel mesh or cone style, can cause the MAF sensor to not read accurately,

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September 25, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update brochure part number, literature ordering websie address and include an additional model year applicability

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September 25, 2017 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

Update information regarding Top Tier brochure part number andVW literature ordering address

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September 13, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Iinclude additional model year applicability and tool information.

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October 10, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Technical Bulletin (Electric Coolant Fans Continue to Run after Ignition is Switched OFF): This document informs it is considered normal operation for the electric coolant fans to continue to run for up to 15 minutes after the ignition i

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September 28, 2018 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Incorrect removal of Turbocharger oil feed line may cause engine damage

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September 28, 2018 061320 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Incorrect removal of Turbocharger oil feed line may cause engine damage

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September 28, 2018 072200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Incorrect removal of Turbocharger oil feed line may cause engine damage

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October 19, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Vacuum line inspection for specific DTCS.

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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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August 13, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Update content and include additional models and model year applicability.

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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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July 5, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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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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August 22, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tech Tips (Comfort Module (J393) or BCM (J519) Replacement): This document informs If a comfort or body control module is replaced during normal diagnosis, make sure the factory mode has been switched OFF. This can be accomplished by selec

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February 1, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This communication is to update our ProFi dealers of the current status of the latest inbound and outbound ProFi requests.

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June 29, 2015 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech tips, campaigns, updates, and suggestions.

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April 18, 2014 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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March 6, 2014 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

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

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October 20, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Updated to include additional model year applicability.

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October 20, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update to include additional model year applicability.

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May 23, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tech Tips (Engine Control Module Fault P130A ?Hide Cylinder?): This document informs that DTC P130A ?Hide Cylinder? indicates that excessive misfiring has occurred. As a result, the ECM has turned off a fuel injector to prevent catalyst da

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October 20, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update model year applicability.

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June 8, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

To update claim processing statement.

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April 10, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (Squeaks, Rattles, Noise, Repair Materials): This doucment contains a list of components and applications developed to repair concerns of squeaks, rattles, noise and trim fit conditions.

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

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

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July 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

Update to existing tip for fuel quality checking.

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August 7, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update information regarding Top Tier brochure.

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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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July 30, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical Bulletin (Ignition Switch Faults Stored – Various Malfunctioning Comfort Functions): This document informs High resistance in the “S-contact” circuit of the ignition switch. The product solution to this issue was an Improved S

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July 30, 2013 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Technical Bulletin (Ignition Switch Faults Stored – Various Malfunctioning Comfort Functions): This document informs High resistance in the “S-contact” circuit of the ignition switch. The product solution to this issue was an Improved S

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July 31, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical Bulletin (Ignition Switch Faults Stored – Various Malfunctioning Comfort Functions): This document informs of High resistance in “S-contact circuit” of the ignition switch. The product solution for this issue was Improved S con

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July 31, 2013 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Technical Bulletin (Ignition Switch Faults Stored – Various Malfunctioning Comfort Functions): This document informs of High resistance in “S-contact circuit” of the ignition switch. The product solution for this issue was Improved S con

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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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October 24, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update to model year applicability.

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June 15, 2016 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

explaination of cross car distorion when looking through the windshield and how the “effect” in normal.

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June 7, 2013 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Technical Bulletin (Wiper Blade Inspection for Proper Warranty Coding): Wiper blade inspection guidelines for wear and tear, outside influence or a factory issue. This document informs what is under coverage for wiper blade issues.

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June 9, 2016 162800 STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

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

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

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

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

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

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June 14, 2013 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Technical Bulletin (High Pressure Fuel Pump Diagnosis): Completing the GFF high pressure pump function test is essential to diagnose proper pump operation and to avoid unnecessary replacements. This document informs how to perform the di

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February 15, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This technical bulletin was updated per powertain team and warranty team. Info from this bulletin is combined with TB 2031075 (V241208) and 2038161 (V241506) due to warranty extension claiming/processing confusion. (Basically 3 technical

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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 18, 2014 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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March 26, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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

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

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February 1, 2013 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Tech Tips (Instrument Cluster Production Mode): During PDI, or after installation of a replacement cluster, ?Pro? may be displayed in place of the odometer. The high beam indicator may be flashing in the instrument cluster as well. This in

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August 22, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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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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May 21, 2015 160000 STRUCTURE

Technical Bulletin: Rear Quarter Panel Corrosion issues. This document has the Warranty documentation to inquire about coverage. It also has examples of instances calculating the services performed

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May 21, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin: Rear Quarter Panel Corrosion issues. This document has the Warranty documentation to inquire about coverage. It also has examples of instances calculating the services performed

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November 27, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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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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May 8, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. The check must be performed with the engin

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May 8, 2015 132000 VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. The check must be performed with the engin

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May 8, 2015 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. The check must be performed with the engin

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February 6, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tech Tips: Vehicles with Immobilizer with Download/Discharge? New Key Will Not Program

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February 6, 2015 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Tech Tips: Vehicles with Immobilizer with Download/Discharge? New Key Will Not Program

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

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

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March 27, 2015 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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

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

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March 2, 2015 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

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

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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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April 29, 2015 160000 STRUCTURE

Technical Bulletin: Rear Quarter Panel Corrosion issues. This document discusses causes, fault codes for servicing, and example claim forms for the servicing of the vehicle

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April 29, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin: Rear Quarter Panel Corrosion issues. This document discusses causes, fault codes for servicing, and example claim forms for the servicing of the vehicle

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

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

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July 10, 2015 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Tech Tips (Instrument Cluster Production Mode): This document informs the procedure to remove the production mode setting when it is displayed in the instrument cluster.

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July 28, 2015 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Technical Bulletin: High Pressure Fuel Pump Diagnosis. Completing the GFF high pressure pump function test is essential to diagnose proper pump operation and to avoid unnecessary replacements. This document contains the procedure to update

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July 28, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical Bulletin: High Pressure Fuel Pump Diagnosis. Completing the GFF high pressure pump function test is essential to diagnose proper pump operation and to avoid unnecessary replacements. This document contains the procedure to update

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July 28, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Technical Bulletin: High Pressure Fuel Pump Diagnosis. Completing the GFF high pressure pump function test is essential to diagnose proper pump operation and to avoid unnecessary replacements. This document contains the procedure to update

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July 28, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Technical Bulletin (Intake manifold runner position sensor issues): This document informs what repairs are needed to fix the issue. This document contains the fault codes necessary to check the warranty coverage for servicing this issue.

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July 7, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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July 7, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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July 22, 2015 130000 VISIBILITY

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

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July 7, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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July 7, 2015 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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

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

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February 5, 2016 073000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

Fuel Additive to Help Prevent Sporadic Misfire Faults A Volkswagen approved fuel additive is available to help remove and prevent deposits on fuel injectors and intake valves.

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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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June 19, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Tech Tips (Coolant Leak or Repeat Coolant Leak from the Water Pump Area): The document informs to inspect for issues, and why issues may happen. It also notes how to fix the issue, and other issues that could happen while repairing the iss

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January 23, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical Bulletin (P2014 or P2015 Intake Manifold Faults Stored in ECM Fault Memory ): Document discusses diagnosis Codes necessary to diagnosis, and potential remedy of issue. The diagnosis codes for checking warranty coverage for servic

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

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

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January 26, 2015 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Technical Bulletin (Rocker Panel – Front Fender ? Corrosion ): Document discusses diagnosis, and potential remedy of issue. The document also has example claim forms for repears. The diagnosis codes for checking warranty coverage for servi

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January 28, 2015 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Technical Bulletin (Corrosion Hood Edge ): Document discusses diagnosis, and potential remedy of issue. The document also has example claim forms for repears. The diagnosis codes for checking warranty coverage for servicing the vehicle are

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January 25, 2016 200000 WHEELS

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

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October 22, 2014 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Technical Bulletin (Electric Coolant Fans Continue to Run after Ignition is Switched OFF): This documentation informs it is considered normal operation for the electric coolant fans to continue to run for up to 15 minutes after the ignit

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October 22, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical Bulletin (Electric Coolant Fans Continue to Run after Ignition is Switched OFF): This documentation informs it is considered normal operation for the electric coolant fans to continue to run for up to 15 minutes after the ignit

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March 6, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update Parts Table.

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March 6, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Remove engine coolant from parts table.

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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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January 19, 2016 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

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

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January 19, 2016 200000 WHEELS

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

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January 15, 2013 061320 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Technical Bulletin (Fuel Additive to Help Prevent Sporadic Misfire Faults): Fuel quality impacts the operating performance, efficiency and service life of the engine. The use of poor quality fuels may result in deposit build up on the fuel

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January 24, 2014 138200 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. This document informs of how to diagnose t

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

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

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January 22, 2014 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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January 24, 2014 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Tech Tips (Lean Fuel Trim Readings): This document informs on the procedure to diagnose for issues with excess fuel trim, and what needs to be serviced

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January 24, 2014 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Tech Tips (Lean Fuel Trim Readings): This document informs on the procedure to diagnose for issues with excess fuel trim, and what needs to be serviced

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June 19, 2015 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Tech Tips: The document discusses the conditions of when turbo can to be fixed or replaced

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June 19, 2015 100000 POWER TRAIN

Tech Tips: The document discusses the conditions of when turbo can to be fixed or replaced

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September 4, 2014 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

Technical Bulletin (Intake Manifold issues): This document informs of a failure of Intake manifold causing fault codes to be stored in the ECM. The fault codes are written in the document. The product solution for this issue an Improved in

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September 8, 2014 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

Technical Bulletin (Intake Manifold Fault issues): This document informs of Intake Manifold issues that are recognized in the ECM fault memory. The Production Solution to this issue was an improved intake manifold design. This document dis

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September 22, 2014 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

Technical Bulletin (Intake Manifold Faults Stored in ECM Fault Memory issues): This document informs of a failure of Intake manifold causing fault codes to be stored in the ECM. The production solution improved intake manifold design. Th

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September 10, 2014 042500 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:LOW PRESSURE WARNING

Technical Bulletin (Secondary Air Injection System Air Flow/Pressure): This document informs the Secondary Air Pressure Sensor may be contaminated by foreign particles during secondary air injection. The production solution for this issue

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September 2, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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September 24, 2014 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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September 19, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tech Tips (Comfort Module (J393) or BCM (J519) Replacement): This document informs if a comfort or body control module is replaced during normal diagnosis, make sure the factory mode has been switched OFF. This can be accomplished by selec

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

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

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June 4, 2014 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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June 4, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 6, 2014 190000 TIRES

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

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June 6, 2014 200000 WHEELS

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

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February 2, 2016 021300 SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER

Technical Bulletin about a customer concern stating that customer observed one or more of the shocks/struts appearing to have an oil leak. Document contains examples of Strut or Shock Absorber Leak Assessments

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February 2, 2016 022400 SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

Technical Bulletin about a customer concern stating that customer observed one or more of the shocks/struts appearing to have an oil leak. Document contains examples of Strut or Shock Absorber Leak Assessments

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February 3, 2016 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

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

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February 3, 2016 200000 WHEELS

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

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February 1, 2016 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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February 17, 2016 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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January 24, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

Tech Tips (Lean Fuel Trim Readings): This document informs to recheck the crankcase vacuum at idle. If low, check for additional oil leaks and verify crankcase breather operation (repairing as necessary). Erase the faults and road test 10

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October 17, 2014 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

Tech Tips (2.0L CCTA/CBFA Coolant Leak or Repeat Coolant Leak from the Water Pump Area): Inspect the water pump for signs of contact with engine oil. Engine oil may cause the water pump gasket to swell, which may lead to a coolant leak.

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October 17, 2014 062100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

Tech Tips (2.0L CCTA/CBFA Coolant Leak or Repeat Coolant Leak from the Water Pump Area): Inspect the water pump for signs of contact with engine oil. Engine oil may cause the water pump gasket to swell, which may lead to a coolant leak.

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

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

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October 10, 2014 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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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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March 28, 2016 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

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

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December 7, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical Bulletin (Engine, Misfire Diagnostic Aid): This document informs that Multiple components SHOULD NOT be replaced for 1 misfiring cylinder. Repeat repairs must be carefully addressed to identify the root cause of the concern. If m

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November 17, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Technical Bulletin (Fuel Additive to Help Prevent Sporadic Misfire Faults): Fuel quality impacts the operating performance, efficiency and service life of the engine. The use of poor quality fuels may result in deposit build up on the fuel

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November 25, 2014 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

Technical Bulletin (Rocker Panel – Front Fender ? Corrosion): This document informs of Corrosion on contact surfaces of the front fender to rocker panel (side member). This document discusses the “Fault Codes” necessary to diagnosis, and

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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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July 23, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

VOLKSWAGEN: ALL MODELS EXPERIENCE THE TIMING CHAIN SLIPPING, RATTLING NOISES OF THE ENGINE AFTER STARTING, AND ENGINE FAILS TO START. 2008-13 ALL MODELS. *PE

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June 7, 2016 162200 STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

TO UPDATE CLAIM PROCESSING STATEMENT.

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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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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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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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July 27, 2016 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

BETTER DEFINE CORROSION DAMAGE AND LOCATION COVERED BY THIS TECHNICAL BULLETIN.

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August 16, 2010 114400 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

VOLKSWAGEN: HVAC BLOWER ONLY OPERATES ON HIGH SPEED (US ONLY). FRESH AIR BLOWER RUNS ONLY AT HIGHEST LEVEL. BECAUSE OF PERMANENT FROST AND SNOWFALL FINE SNOW CAN GET INTO THE FRESH AIR BLOWER VIA THE AIR INTAKE. *PE

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August 16, 2010 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

VOLKSWAGEN: HVAC BLOWER ONLY OPERATES ON HIGH SPEED (US ONLY). FRESH AIR BLOWER RUNS ONLY AT HIGHEST LEVEL. BECAUSE OF PERMANENT FROST AND SNOWFALL FINE SNOW CAN GET INTO THE FRESH AIR BLOWER VIA THE AIR INTAKE. *PE

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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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March 23, 2011 050000 PARKING BRAKE

VOLKSWAGEN: WHEN THE WARNING LIGHTS ARE USED FOR AN EXTENDED TIME THERE MAY BE MULTIPLE PROBLEMS DUE TO A SOFTWARE CONCERN: WARNING LIGHT SYMBOL STAYS ON AFTER THEY ARE TURNED OFF. OPEN DOOR AND HATCH SYMBOLS ARE SHOWN EVEN THOUGH THEY ARE

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February 14, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VOLKSWAGEN: MALFUNCTION LIGHT IS ON AND THERE IS NOISE WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING ROUGH. MULTIPLE TROUBLE CODES POSSIBLY STORED. ALL MODELS 2008-2012. *RM

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September 22, 2014 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

VOLKSWAGEN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. AN EXTENSION WARRANTY, WITH SPECIFIC CONDITIONS, 10 YRS OR 120,000 MILES,WHICHEVER IS FIRST, HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEMS WARRANTY FOR INTAKE MANIFOLD AND FUEL INJE

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September 22, 2014 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

VOLKSWAGEN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. AN EXTENSION WARRANTY, WITH SPECIFIC CONDITIONS, 10 YRS OR 120,000 MILES,WHICHEVER IS FIRST, HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEMS WARRANTY FOR INTAKE MANIFOLD AND FUEL INJE

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August 1, 2010 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

VOLKSWAGEN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. IN SOME VEHICLES IT IS POSSIBLE THAT A BUSHING INSIDE THE MECHATRONIC UNIT HAS THE POTENTIAL TO WEAR OUT PREMATURELY, CAUSING THE CLUTCHES INSIDE THE TRANSMISSION

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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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December 22, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VOLKSWAGEN: CERTAIN MODEL YEAR VEHICLES ARE EXPERIENCING ENGINE NOT STARTING, MAKING A RATTLING NOISE WHEN ENGINE HAS STARTED, TIMING CHAIN KEEPS SLIPPING AND EXHAUST LIGHT COMES ON. *PE

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July 13, 2016 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

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

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May 9, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

VOLKSWAGEN: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A MISFIRE AND/OR REDUCED ENGINE PERFORMANCE. *JS

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2008 VOLKSWAGEN Golf

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