2011 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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

0 Recalls for 2011 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

Recall Date Component Summary
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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2011 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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Date Component  
OTHER (identify in Problem Description Box)

15 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2011 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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Date Component  
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10928756
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11404181
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10984254
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10898548
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 10956488
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11383113
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11364544
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SUSPENSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11316670
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11310539
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11301283
STEERING
ODI Number: 11286345
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11156951
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11084349
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10855043
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10643842
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5 Investigations for 2011 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER CLOCKSPRING/SPIRAL CASSETTE
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER CLOCKSPRING/SPIRAL CASSETTE
AIR BAGS
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

452 Service Alerts for 2011 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

Date Description
January 20, 2016 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

VW Engine Oil Capacities.

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January 20, 2016 061500 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION

VW Engine Oil Capacities.

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November 15, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Part ordering

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December 3, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Rattling noises from engine compartmen area or exhaust system.

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December 15, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin contains general instructions for software updates.

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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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March 10, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 22, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update to brochure purchase url

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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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July 28, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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July 28, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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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April 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update to Volkswagen engine oil specification attachments.

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May 11, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

New machine version added to table.

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September 18, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Symptom based diagnostic assistance for high pressure fuel pump being out of time.

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September 18, 2020 061560 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION:PRESSURE/TEMPERATURE SENSOR

Symptom based diagnostic assistance for high pressure fuel pump being out of time.

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April 30, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Voltage Drop Testing. Updated for picture clarity.

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September 28, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Symptom based diagnostic assistance for high pressure fuel pump being out of time.

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April 21, 2020 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Updated to include additional models and model year applicability.

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April 24, 2020 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Voltage Drop Testing.

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January 21, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, Volkswagen sent Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 2,800 Volkswagen owners in the state of South Carolina on January 20, 2020.

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January 15, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the California Bureau of Automotive Repair, Volkswagen sent Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 21,100 Volkswagen owners in the state of California on January 14, 2020.

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November 4, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update to mode; and model year applicability.

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March 20, 2020 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Additional Guided Functions programming assistance. Updated to include additional model year applicability.

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November 4, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the Houston Dept. of Neighborhoods, Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 4,600 Volkswagen owners in the state of Texas on November 4, 2019.

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

Diganostic direction to locate exhaust leak

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March 26, 2020 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

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

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March 6, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

Takata Incentive Program – Safety Recalls 69Q8 and 69Q9

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February 10, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the Ohio DMV, Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 9,000 Volkswagen owners in the State of Ohio on February 10, 2020.

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January 24, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the Georgia DMV, Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 7,900 Volkswagen owners in the State of Georgia on January 24, 2020.

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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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March 10, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Volkswagen After Sales Weekly Communication – March 10, 2020

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December 2, 2019 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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December 2, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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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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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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January 21, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update to Volkswagen engine oil specification attachments.

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October 14, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the Florida Dept. of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 20,200 Volkswagen owners in the state of Florida on October 14, 2019.

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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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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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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 1, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Adhesive application for installation on all areo parts solds as an accessory

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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 15, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This document outlines updates to the software used to perform vehicle diagnostics

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August 15, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This document outlines updates to the software used to perform vehicle diagnostics

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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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October 4, 2019 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

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

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June 12, 2019 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Additional Safety Inquiry and Reporting instruction.

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June 12, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Additional Safety Inquiry and Reporting instruction.

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August 21, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Quick Reference Update Guide.

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June 1, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Adhesive application for installation on all areo parts solds as an accessory

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June 1, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Adhesive application for installation on all areo parts solds as an accessory

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June 14, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Remote Key Battery Replacement.

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June 12, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Engine oils which meet Volkswagen oil quality standards.

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June 12, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Engine oils which meet Volkswagen oil quality standards.

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June 12, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine oils which meet Volkswagen oil quality standards.

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June 12, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Document was revised on page 2. The verbiage was changed from the cusomter’s perspective to the dealer’s persepective

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June 12, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Document was revised on page 2. The verbiage was changed from the cusomter’s perspective to the dealer’s persepective

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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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June 12, 2019 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update to TB to include model year 2018 & 2019 applicability.

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June 12, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Update to TB to include model year 2018 & 2019 applicability.

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June 12, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update to TB to include model year 2018 & 2019 applicability.

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April 19, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

UDS Basic settings directions

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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 22, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Instructions to address oil sensor warning.

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February 22, 2019 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Instructions to address oil sensor warning.

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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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May 23, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This document outlines fixes within the ODIS vehicle diagnostic software for various test plans.

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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 22, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Instructions to address oil sensor warning.

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February 22, 2019 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Instructions to address oil sensor warning.

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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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November 29, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update to TB to include model year 2018 & 2019 applicability.

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November 29, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Update to TB to include model year 2018 & 2019 applicability.

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November 29, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update to TB to include model year 2018 & 2019 applicability.

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November 13, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine oils which meet Volkswagen oil quality standards.

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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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July 26, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Vehicle Fuse location assistance.

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November 26, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

Additional Safety Inquiry and Reporting instruction.

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March 29, 2019 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Adaptive front lighting descriptive

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November 21, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

Additional Safety Inquiry and Reporting instruction.

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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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June 27, 2017 220000 SEATS

Update incorrect model year applicability in model table. Passenger Side Heated Seat May Take Longer to Heat Up and Potentially be Lower in Temperature

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June 27, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update incorrect model year applicability in model table. Passenger Side Heated Seat May Take Longer to Heat Up and Potentially be Lower in Temperature

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May 2, 2019 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Software Version Update, Enhancements and Fixes. Also includes 1998 Beetle.

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July 15, 2019 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

This Document informs dealers on the Revised VWP-15-06 to exclude the fuel sample requirements.

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July 24, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Document detailing changes and fixes to ODIS Service Diagnostic software.

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November 13, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Warranty Information (Regularly Scheduled Maintenance Interval Time or Mileage Guidelines): The Volkswagen Customer Experience Team has monitored the claims processed through the Carefree Maintenance (CFM) program from its inception. Thei

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June 12, 2019 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Additional Safety Inquiry and Reporting instruction.

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June 12, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Additional Safety Inquiry and Reporting instruction.

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June 27, 2017 220000 SEATS

Update incorrect model year applicability in model table.

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June 27, 2017 221700 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

Update incorrect model year applicability in model table.

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June 16, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Coding information for replacement ECM to address specific fault setting after the install.

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June 16, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Coding information for replacement ECM to address specific fault setting after the install.

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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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February 22, 2019 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Instructions to address oil sensor warning.

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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 1, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update to existing information to address phone concerns via bluetooth resulting from saved emoji information

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September 1, 2017 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Update to existing information to address phone concerns via bluetooth resulting from saved emoji information

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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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November 6, 2012 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaints: Fuel gauge doesn’t read full when the fuel tank is

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October 1, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Updates (RVU): This document informs of the reflashs that took place at specific updated software levels to address the complaints of various cars.

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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 1, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update to existing information to address phone concerns via bluetooth resulting from saved emoji information

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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 18, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Tech Tips (Remote Loses Programming): Customers may complain the remote no longer operates. This document informs of the procedure to synchronize the remote and allow operation.

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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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October 17, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Engine Control Module Updates: This document informs of complaints, and the software updates/Tech Bulletins associated with servicing engine control module issues:

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October 17, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine Control Module Updates: This document informs of complaints, and the software updates/Tech Bulletins associated with servicing engine control module issues:

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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 15, 2012 020000 SUSPENSION

Technical Bulletin (Front Suspension Creaking Noise): Front suspension creaking noise during suspension cycles (going over speed bumps or entering on an inclined surface). The Coil Spring is not formed correctly and rubs against the perch

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October 15, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (Front Suspension Creaking Noise): Front suspension creaking noise during suspension cycles (going over speed bumps or entering on an inclined surface). The Coil Spring is not formed correctly and rubs against the perch

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September 22, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update procedure to reset oxygen sensor adaptations, as a result of erratic test plan function.

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September 22, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Updated to address additional model years. Tip to reinforce dealer scan tool update importance in regards to 23Q3/24CV/23U3 campaign

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September 22, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Updated to address additional model years. Tip to reinforce dealer scan tool update importance in regards to 23Q3/24CV/23U3 campaign

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September 29, 2017 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Tip demonstrating label information for clarity

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September 29, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Tip demonstrating label information for clarity

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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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September 22, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update procedure to reset oxygen sensor adaptations, as a result of erratic test plan function.

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September 22, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Updated to address additional model years. Tip to reinforce dealer scan tool update importance in regards to 23Q3/24CV/23U3 campaign

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October 8, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical Bulletin (Bluetooth System Identification): This document informs of the method to understand how to identify the various Bluetooth systems by: ? Visual Identification ? PR Code ? Part Number

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October 8, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (Bluetooth System Identification): This document informs of the method to understand how to identify the various Bluetooth systems by: ? Visual Identification ? PR Code ? Part Number

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December 14, 2018 010000 STEERING

Horn and ancillary steering wheel controls diagnosis.

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December 14, 2018 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

Horn and ancillary steering wheel controls diagnosis.

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December 14, 2018 110100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN

Horn and ancillary steering wheel controls diagnosis.

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June 16, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Coding information for replacement ECM to address specific fault setting after the install.

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June 16, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Coding information for replacement ECM to address specific fault setting after the install.

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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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June 27, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update incorrect model year applicability in model table.

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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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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 15, 2012 020000 SUSPENSION

Technical Bulletin (Front Suspension Creaking Noise): Front suspension creaking noise during suspension cycles (going over speed bumps or entering on an inclined surface). The Coil Spring is not formed correctly and rubs against the perch

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October 18, 2013 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Tech Tips (Remote Loses Programming): Customers may complain the remote no longer operates. This document informs of the procedure to synchronize the remote and allow operation.

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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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November 1, 2013 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Tech Tips (Bluetooth Compatibility): This document informs of the web address that can be used to check Bluetooth compatibility for all 2011, and newer vehicles, as well as 2010 Routan

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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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September 29, 2017 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Tip demonstrating label information for clarity

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October 29, 2012 100000 POWER TRAIN

Technical Bulletin (Slave Cylinder – Clutch Pedal Operation Diagnosis): A Customer may comment: ? Complaints on clutch system. ? After pressing the clutch pedal, it remains on the floor. Due to mis-diagnosis of clutch systems, and to

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October 29, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Technical Bulletin (Slave Cylinder – Clutch Pedal Operation Diagnosis): A Customer may comment: ? Complaints on clutch system. ? After pressing the clutch pedal, it remains on the floor. Due to mis-diagnosis of clutch systems, and to

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October 7, 2013 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Warranty Information (Volkswagen DoubleCheck Labor Operations): Volkswagen DoubleCheck Labor Operations for All VW Models Except Routan ElsaWeb/Pro was updated on August 12, 2013 with the following Volkswagen DoubleCheck labor operations

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October 1, 2013 020000 SUSPENSION

Technical Bulletin (Front Suspension Creaking Noise): Coil Spring are not formed correctly and rubs against the perch of the strut. The production solution to t his issue was Improved parts installed in production since CW 44/11, VIN: A31

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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 13, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

Warranty Information (Regularly Scheduled Maintenance Interval Time or Mileage Guidelines): The Volkswagen Customer Experience Team has monitored the claims processed through the Carefree Maintenance (CFM) program from its inception. Thei

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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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October 7, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Warranty Information (Volkswagen DoubleCheck Labor Operations): Volkswagen DoubleCheck Labor Operations for All VW Models Except Routan ElsaWeb/Pro was updated on August 12, 2013 with the following Volkswagen DoubleCheck labor operations

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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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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 1, 2013 020000 SUSPENSION

Technical Bulletin (Front Suspension Creaking Noise): Coil Spring are not formed correctly and rubs against the perch of the strut. The production solution to t his issue was Improved parts installed in production since CW 44/11, VIN: A31

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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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November 2, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (PDI – Vehicle Inspection, Protection Removal and Detailing): This document informs of the procedure to perform when a dealer receives a car. Its contents include: ? Inspecting vehicle for damage (to be completed with

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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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October 26, 2018 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

Alternate diagnostic process for overheating.

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October 26, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Alternate diagnostic process for overheating.

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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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August 3, 2018 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Remote Ket battery diagnostics. Updated to change incorrect repair manual group number (from TT581801 to TT571802)

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August 3, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Remote Ket battery diagnostics. Updated to change incorrect repair manual group number (from TT581801 to TT571802)

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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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May 9, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaints: Transmission Concerns (including clutch assembly, bevel box and Haldex)

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April 24, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaints: Transmission Concerns (including clutch assembly, bevel box and Haldex)

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November 2, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (PDI – Vehicle Inspection, Protection Removal and Detailing): This document informs of the procedure to perform when a dealer receives a car. Its contents include: ? Inspecting vehicle for damage (to be completed with

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November 2, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Technical Bulletin (PDI – Vehicle Inspection, Protection Removal and Detailing): This document informs of the procedure to perform when a dealer receives a car. Its contents include: ? Inspecting vehicle for damage (to be completed with

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April 29, 2013 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaints: Transmission

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April 29, 2013 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaints: Transmission

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April 29, 2013 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaints: Transmission

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November 6, 2012 091200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaints: Fuel gauge doesn’t read full when the fuel tank is

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

Updates (RVU): This document informs of the reflashs that took place at specific updated software levels to address the complaints of various cars.

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October 1, 2012 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Updates (RVU): This document informs of the reflashs that took place at specific updated software levels to address the complaints of various cars.

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October 17, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Engine Control Module Updates: This document informs of complaints, and the software updates / Tech Bulletins associated with servicing engine control module issues:

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October 17, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Engine Control Module Updates: This document informs of complaints, and the software updates / Tech Bulletins associated with servicing engine control module issues:

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October 17, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine Control Module Updates: This document informs of complaints, and the software updates / Tech Bulletins associated with servicing engine control module issues:

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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 29, 2012 101100 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)

Technical Bulletin (Slave Cylinder – Clutch Pedal Operation Diagnosis): A Customer may comment: ? Complaints on clutch system. ? After pressing the clutch pedal, it remains on the floor. Due to mis-diagnosis of clutch systems, and to

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October 29, 2012 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Technical Bulletin (Slave Cylinder – Clutch Pedal Operation Diagnosis): A Customer may comment: ? Complaints on clutch system. ? After pressing the clutch pedal, it remains on the floor. Due to mis-diagnosis of clutch systems, and to

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

Warranty Information (Volkswagen Amenity Subsidy Program – Revised): Volkswagen announced a new short-term program that reimburses Dealers $20 per repair order when model year 2010 ? 2013 Volkswagen customers bring in their vehicle for r

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October 8, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical Bulletin (Bluetooth System Identification): This document informs of the method to understand how to identify the various Bluetooth systems by: ? Visual Identification ? PR Code ? Part Number

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October 8, 2012 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Technical Bulletin (Bluetooth System Identification): This document informs of the method to understand how to identify the various Bluetooth systems by: ? Visual Identification ? PR Code ? Part Number

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October 8, 2012 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Technical Bulletin (Bluetooth System Identification): This document informs of the method to understand how to identify the various Bluetooth systems by: ? Visual Identification ? PR Code ? Part Number

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October 8, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Technical Bulletin (Bluetooth System Identification): This document informs of the method to understand how to identify the various Bluetooth systems by: ? Visual Identification ? PR Code ? Part Number

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December 12, 2012 100000 POWER TRAIN

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaints: Transmission Concerns

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April 2, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

On-car analysis list of customer complaints: Transmission Concerns (including clutch assembly, bevel box and Haldex)

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March 12, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaints: Transmission Concerns (including clutch assembly, bevel box and Haldex)

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August 25, 2017 063140 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

This special notice is to inform dealers to return all part numbers listed in the document. Only superseded part numbers to be ordered going forward.

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August 18, 2017 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

This special notice is to inform dealers to return all part numbers listed in the document. Only superseded part numbers to be ordered going forward.

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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 18, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Diagnostic reference chart to assist the technician in diagnosis of remote starter concerns, updated to reflect the module being addressed.

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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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May 20, 2016 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

DIAGNOSTIC REFERENCE CHART TO ASSIST THE TECHNICIAN IN DIAGNOSIS OF REMOTE STARTER CONCERNS.

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May 20, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

DIAGNOSTIC REFERENCE CHART TO ASSIST THE TECHNICIAN IN DIAGNOSIS OF REMOTE STARTER CONCERNS.

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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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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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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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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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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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August 1, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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July 21, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Alternative repair direction to address DTC P1386 on the 2.5l engine. Update to include Beetle and Beetle convertible applicability.

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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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September 15, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Updated to include additional model year and required documentation instruction.

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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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May 2, 2014 137000 VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER

Tech Tips (Washer Level Sensor issues): This document discusses approved windshield washer fluids and the damages non – approved fluids can cause. The document also informs on the procedure to Validate the washer reservoir is full with the

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May 2, 2014 137000 VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER

Washer Level Sensor issues: The indicator lamp in the I.P. for washer fluid remains illuminated and the washer reservoir is full. This documet explains thelocation of the procedure to Validate that the washer reservoir is full with the pro

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May 21, 2014 020000 SUSPENSION

Technical Bulletin (Front Suspension Creaking Noise): Front suspension creaking noise during suspension cycles (going over speed bumps or entering on an inclined surface). The product solution for this issue was that Improved parts were

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May 30, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (Washer Level Sensor): The issue is caused by the outside influence of non-approved formulated washer fluids. Non-approved washer fluids leave a clear film coating on the sensor probes, insulating the probes so they cann

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October 20, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update model year applicability.

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April 18, 2014 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Tech Tips (All Navigation Radios-All Models): When the Navigation RNS 850/510/315 is in 3D mode, the top portion of the screen may not display streets. This line represents the horizon and is a normal operation of system. This document pro

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April 4, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Tech Tips (MDI Functions with iPhone 5 Variants (5, 5c, 5s and iPad fourth generation, iPod Nano seventh generation)): The Apple iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 5s, as well as the iPad 4th generation and iPod Nano 7th generation use a prop

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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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October 20, 2016 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Updated to include an additional model year applicability.

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October 25, 2016 010000 STEERING

Updated to include model year 2017 applicability

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April 11, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Tech Tips (Vehicles equipped with Premium (RCD 510) Radios ? Coding Information for Replacing ?AC? Suffix Radios with ?AF? Suffix Replacement Unit): When replacing the radio on a 2010 ? 2011 vehicle equipped with a Premium 8 (RCD 510) radi

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April 29, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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

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

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July 12, 2013 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Tech Tips (Equipped with RCD-510 Premium 8 Radio – Radio Switches to Bluetooth Audio without Input): If the radio is switching to the Bluetooth audio selection whenever a paired phone makes any sound, such as typing or an incoming email

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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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July 18, 2013 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

Technical Bulletin Activated Charcoal Filter System, Solenoid Valve 1 -N80- (Canister Purge Valve) Diagnosis): Completing the GFF function test and performing a vacuum check on the Canister Purge Valve -N80- are essential to diagnose prop

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August 18, 2017 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Update to expand fuel testing for lean DTCS.

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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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May 19, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Tip to perform GFF feedback for test plan issues.

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July 16, 2013 160000 STRUCTURE

Technical Bulletin (Damage on External Chrome or Aluminum Surfaces) The surfaces of chrome parts can get damaged in the production process or by external influences. This document discusses options for repairs covered under warranty, and

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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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March 21, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Technical Bulletin (Proper Removal of Engine Cover to Avoid Breakage): Pulling on the engine cover in some areas can cause damage. This document informs on the procedure to remove the engine cover.

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April 12, 2017 160000 STRUCTURE

Update TB to include model year 2016 & 2017 applicability

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April 12, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update TB to include model year 2016 & 2017 applicability

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April 26, 2017 010000 STEERING

This special notice is to inform dealers to return all steering wheel airbags part number 561-880-201-G -81U

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April 26, 2017 200000 WHEELS

This special notice is to inform dealers to return all steering wheel airbags part number 561-880-201-G -81U

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January 13, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Updated to include additional model year applicability.

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October 24, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update to model year applicability.

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October 25, 2016 138800 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR

Update 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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February 22, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Technical Bulletin (Factory Installed Media-In (MDI), Updated Programming for Various iPod Concerns): The update programming procedure in this document addresses the following concerns: ? Music skips at beginning of track. This document

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May 26, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update to existing article that addressed additional diagnostics for lean running concerns.

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May 19, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Seach tips to assist in finding DTC information

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

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

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February 15, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical Bulletin (Bluetooth System Identification): This document informs how to identify the various Bluetooth systems by: ? Visual Identification ? PR Code ? Part Number

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September 15, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Updated to include additional model year and required documentation instruction.

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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 7, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Technical Bulletin (Update Programming of ECM for Concerns of a Bump Sensation after Coming to a Stop): Current ECM programming may cause a bump after coming to a stop, which may be felt through the chassis of the vehicle. This concern is

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June 7, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Technical Bulletin (Update Programming of ECM for Concerns of a Bump Sensation after Coming to a Stop): Current ECM programming may cause a bump after coming to a stop, which may be felt through the chassis of the vehicle. This concern is

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June 10, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Technical Bulletin (Manifold Absolute Pressure Range / Performance Stored in ECM Fault Memory): Monitoring strategy for the manifold absolute pressure sensor is too sensitive, causing fault code P0106 to incorrectly set in the engine con

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June 10, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Technical Bulletin (Manifold Absolute Pressure Range / Performance Stored in ECM Fault Memory): Monitoring strategy for the manifold absolute pressure sensor is too sensitive, causing fault code P0106 to incorrectly set in the engine con

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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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June 10, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

Technical Bulletin (Automatic Transmission Fluid Requirements): At this time, Volkswagen Group of America, Volkswagen Canada do not support or warranty any use of aftermarket universal automatic transmission fluids or the machines used to

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June 10, 2013 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Technical Bulletin (Automatic Transmission Fluid Requirements): At this time, Volkswagen Group of America, Volkswagen Canada do not support or warranty any use of aftermarket universal automatic transmission fluids or the machines used to

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June 25, 2013 020000 SUSPENSION

Technical Bulletin (Front Suspension Creaking Noise): Front suspension creaking noise during suspension cycles (going over speed bumps or entering on an inclined surface). This is due to Coil Spring is not formed correctly and rubs against

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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 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 13, 2013 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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

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April 3, 2015 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

VOLKSWAGEN DEALERSHIP COMMUNICATION: Volkswagen announced a warranty extension program to cover the High Pressure Fuel Pump on 2009-2012 model year TDI Clean Diesel Engine vehicles

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April 3, 2015 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

VOLKSWAGEN DEALERSHIP COMMUNICATION: Volkswagen announced a warranty extension program to cover the High Pressure Fuel Pump on 2009-2012 model year TDI Clean Diesel Engine vehicles

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April 3, 2015 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

VOLKSWAGEN DEALERSHIP COMMUNICATION: This document announced a warranty Volkswagen extension program to cover the High Pressure Fuel Pump on 2009-2012 model year TDI Clean Diesel Engine vehicles.

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April 3, 2015 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

VOLKSWAGEN DEALERSHIP COMMUNICATION: This document announced a warranty Volkswagen extension program to cover the High Pressure Fuel Pump on 2009-2012 model year TDI Clean Diesel Engine vehicles.

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March 13, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Technical Bulletin (Manifold Absolute Pressure Range / Performance Stored in ECM Fault Memory): Monitoring strategy for the manifold absolute pressure sensor is too sensitive, causing P0106 to incorrectly set in the engine control module.

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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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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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July 2, 2014 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Technical Bulletin (PDI – Vehicle Inspection, Protection Removal and Detailing): This document informs on the service a vehicle shouold received when it has successfully reached a dealership. ? Inspecting vehicle for damage (to be compl

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July 28, 2014 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

Technical Bulletin (Slave Cylinder – Clutch Pedal Operation Diagnosis): Customer may comment: ? Complaints on clutch system. ? After pressing the clutch pedal, it remains on the floor. Due to mis-diagnosis of clutch systems, and to prev

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May 6, 2015 010000 STEERING

Technical Bulletin (Squeaking Noises From Front Of Vehicle): Squeaking/creaking noise from front of vehicle while fully turning steering wheel. The document also gives information on servicing the issue

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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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November 7, 2014 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Tech Tips (Oxygen Sensor Reset Procedures): This document informs of the procedure to rest oxygen sensors -For 2009-2014 vehicles with engine codes CJAA or CBEA: -For 2012-2015 vehicles with engine codes CKRA, CVCA or CRUA:

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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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February 23, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin: This document concerns the sensitivity of the washer solvent level sensor (G33) can be affected by the type, concentration, and the presence of additives in the washer solvent currently in the tank. The operation of the

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

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

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May 26, 2015 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

Technical Bulletin (Sunroof or Power Sunshade, Does Not Open/Close or Automatic Operation Does Not Function). This document contains Warranty information for coverage, and informs of methods to to service the issue

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March 11, 2015 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Technical Bulletin: Diagnosing with Damage on External Chrome or Aluminum Surfaces

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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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April 10, 2015 221700 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

Tech Tips: Side Heated Seat May Take Longer to Heat Up and Potentially be Lower in Temperature

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April 10, 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

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April 10, 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

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April 10, 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

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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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April 15, 2015 114400 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

Technical Bulletin: This document has the fault codes to trouble shoot Intake Manifold Faults. It also contains the claim codes for warranty coverage

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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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October 10, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Tech Tips (Common Rail TDI ? Fuel Filter Replacement and Prime/Bleed Procedure): This document informs when replacing fuel system components on the Common Rail TDI engine (including the fuel filter), the fuel system must be primed. The p

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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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March 13, 2015 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Tech Tips (Test Plan to Calibrate Adaptive Cruise Control Sensors Will Not Begin notice): Notification that If the test plan to calibrate the Adaptive Cruise Control Sensors will not begin, turn off the overhead lights in the shop. The wave

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January 21, 2015 284000 BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

Tech Tips (Rear View Camera Inoperative issues): The rear view camera operates in conjunction with the rear parking aid system. If there are no faults in the radio or rear view camera, be sure to check the parking aid system for faults. Buz

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January 16, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Technical Bulletin: Update Programming of ECM for Concerns of a Bump Sensation after Coming to a Stop. The document contains the Update programming procedure Software Version Management unit codes. It also contains information on where to

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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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June 19, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Tech Tips (Radiator Identification Sensor): On TSI (2.0l CCTA, CBFA) equipped vehicles with fault code P2568 Direct Ozone Reduction Catalyst Temperature Sensor, this fault refers to – G611- as Radiator Identification Sensor. If the radiato

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June 25, 2015 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Warranty Information (Policies and Procedures Bulletin): Volkswagen has extended the warranty for the high-pressure fuel pump (HPFP) under specific conditions to 10 years or 120,000 miles, whichever occurs first, from the vehicle’s origina

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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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October 15, 2014 160000 STRUCTURE

Technical Bulletin (Removing Paint Contaminants from Exterior Paint): This document informs how to remove paint contaminants such as rail dust and industrial fallout from exterior paint.

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October 15, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (Removing Paint Contaminants from Exterior Paint): This document informs how to remove paint contaminants such as rail dust and industrial fallout from exterior paint.

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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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October 3, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

Tech Tips (RNS 510? Replacement Radio/Navigation Unit has no Sound): Replacement RNS 510 radio/navigation units may be shipped in transportation safeguard mode and therefore will have no sound output. This document informs how to deactiv

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October 3, 2014 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Tech Tips (RNS 510? Replacement Radio/Navigation Unit has no Sound): Replacement RNS 510 radio/navigation units may be shipped in transportation safeguard mode and therefore will have no sound output. This document informs how to deactiv

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October 3, 2014 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Tech Tips (RNS 510? Replacement Radio/Navigation Unit has no Sound): Replacement RNS 510 radio/navigation units may be shipped in transportation safeguard mode and therefore will have no sound output. This document informs how to deactiv

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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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February 2, 2016 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

This document was created In response to multiple dealership inquires about aftermarket universal (one fluid fits all) automatic transmission fluids and transmission flushing, Volkswagen Group of America, Volkswagen Canada have prepared the

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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 20, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update tech tip to include model year 2017 applicability.

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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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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 26, 2014 010000 STEERING

Tech Tips (2009-2015 Jetta, Eos, Rabbit, Golf, GTI, Passat, CC, and Tiguan Equipped with Electromechanical Power Steering ? G85 Location Identification Tip): Ths document informs of the location of the G85 steering sensor. The sensors expe

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September 26, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

Tech Tips (2009-2015 Jetta, Eos, Rabbit, Golf, GTI, Passat, CC, and Tiguan Equipped with Electromechanical Power Steering ? G85 Location Identification Tip): Ths document informs of the location of the G85 steering sensor. The sensors expe

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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 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 19, 2014 020000 SUSPENSION

Technical Bulletin (Front Suspension Creaking Noise): This document informs of a Front suspension creaking noise during suspension cycles (going over speed bumps or entering on an inclined surface). This is due to the Coil Spring not bein

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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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August 29, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

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

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September 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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September 19, 2014 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Tech Tips (AC Compressor Replacement, Refrigerant Circuit Flushing Requirement): This document informs when replacing the Air Conditioning compressor it is necessary to flush the entire system to remove all the PAG oil. Replacement AC comp

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July 11, 2014 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Tech Tips (Fuel line connections): Be aware that fuel lines are color coded on vehicles with return fuel pressure lines. The black line is for fuel pressure supply and the blue line is for fuel pressure return.

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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 24, 2014 020000 SUSPENSION

Technical Bulletin (Front Suspension Creaking Noise): Front suspension creaking noise during suspension cycles (going over speed bumps or entering on an inclined surface). The Coil Spring is not formed correctly and rubs against the perch

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June 24, 2014 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

Technical Bulletin (Front Suspension Creaking Noise): Front suspension creaking noise during suspension cycles (going over speed bumps or entering on an inclined surface). The Coil Spring is not formed correctly and rubs against the perch

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June 24, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical Bulletin (Front Suspension Creaking Noise): Front suspension creaking noise during suspension cycles (going over speed bumps or entering on an inclined surface). The Coil Spring is not formed correctly and rubs against the perch

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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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June 20, 2014 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Tech Tips (Adapting Injector Quantity adjustment correction values (IMA/IVA)): When replacing or adapting fuel injectors, if there is no Guided Functions Test Plan, utilize this documents procedure

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June 20, 2014 073000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

Tech Tips (Adapting Injector Quantity adjustment correction values (IMA/IVA)): When replacing or adapting fuel injectors, if there is no Guided Functions Test Plan, utilize this documents procedure

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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 8, 2016 200000 WHEELS

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

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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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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 8, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Technical Bulletin (Washer Level Sensor issues): The sensitivity of the washer solvent level sensor (G33) can be affected by the type, concentration, and the presence of additives in the washer solvent currently in the tank. The operation

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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 17, 2014 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

Technical Bulletin (Manifold Absolute Pressure Range / Performance issues): This document informs that the monitoring strategy for the manifold absolute pressure sensor being too sensitive, causing P0106 to incorrectly set in the engine co

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April 28, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Steps to address false misfire indication

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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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July 18, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

VOLKSWAGEN: ACTIVATED CHARCOAL FILTER SYSTEM, SOLENOID VALVE AND PERFORMING GFF FUNCTION TEST A VACUUM CHECK ON CANISTER PURGE VALVE N80 ARE ESSENTIAL TO DIAGNOSE PROPER OPERATION. MODEL 2009-14 ALL BUT ROUTAN.

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August 14, 2013 072100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

VOLKSWAGEN: DIAGNOSIS FOR HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP WHERE NO START, ENGINE CRANK, WITHOUT DRIVING, AFTER LONG PERIODS AND MAY HAVE ROUGH RUNNING ENGINE. MODELS 2008-2014 EOS, GTI, BEETLE CONVERTIBLE, JETTA, CC, PASSAT, TIGUAN, BEETLE.

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August 14, 2013 092100 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

VOLKSWAGEN: DIAGNOSIS FOR HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP WHERE NO START, ENGINE CRANK, WITHOUT DRIVING, AFTER LONG PERIODS AND MAY HAVE ROUGH RUNNING ENGINE. MODELS 2008-2014 EOS, GTI, BEETLE CONVERTIBLE, JETTA, CC, PASSAT, TIGUAN, BEETLE.

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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 150000 SEAT BELTS

THIS PARTS CIRCULAR IS TO INFORM DEALERS TO REQUEST REPLACEMENT PACKAGING THAT IS COMPLIANT.

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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 23, 2015 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

VOLKSWAGEN: SOME VOLKSWAGEN VEHICLES WITH 2.0 TFSI ENGINES WILL HAVE THE INTAKE MANIFOLD AND FUEL INJECTORS WARRANTY EXTENDED. 7/23/15 *TA

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July 23, 2015 073200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

VOLKSWAGEN: SOME VOLKSWAGEN VEHICLES WITH 2.0 TFSI ENGINES WILL HAVE THE INTAKE MANIFOLD AND FUEL INJECTORS WARRANTY EXTENDED. 7/23/15 *TA

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January 21, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

VOLKSWAGEN: BEFORE REAR VIEW CAMERA IS PROPERLY OPERATIONAL, SHOULD BE CONNECTED TO BUZZER OR SENSOR FAULTS AND WORKING IN CONJUNCTION WITH REAR PARKING AID SYSTEM. MODELS 2009-15 TIGUAN, CC, PASSAT, TOUAREG. *PE

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January 21, 2015 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

VOLKSWAGEN: BEFORE REAR VIEW CAMERA IS PROPERLY OPERATIONAL, SHOULD BE CONNECTED TO BUZZER OR SENSOR FAULTS AND WORKING IN CONJUNCTION WITH REAR PARKING AID SYSTEM. MODELS 2009-15 TIGUAN, CC, PASSAT, TOUAREG. *PE

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January 21, 2015 284000 BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

VOLKSWAGEN: BEFORE REAR VIEW CAMERA IS PROPERLY OPERATIONAL, SHOULD BE CONNECTED TO BUZZER OR SENSOR FAULTS AND WORKING IN CONJUNCTION WITH REAR PARKING AID SYSTEM. MODELS 2009-15 TIGUAN, CC, PASSAT, TOUAREG. *PE

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July 1, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

THIS SPECIAL NOTICE IS TO INFORM DEALERS TO RETURN ALL CLOCKS BUILT PRIOR TO SOFTWARE LEVEL 009 AND HARDWARE LEVEL 006

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July 1, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

THIS SPECIAL NOTICE IS TO INFORM DEALERS TO RETURN ALL CLOCKS BUILT PRIOR TO SOFTWARE LEVEL 009 AND HARDWARE LEVEL 006

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October 1, 2013 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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June 25, 2013 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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June 30, 2014 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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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May 6, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

UPDATE TECHNICAL BULLETIN TO INCLUDE ALL MODELS FOR 2015, 2016, 2017 MODEL YEAR APPLICABILITY.

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May 6, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

UPDATE TECHNICAL BULLETIN TO INCLUDE ALL MODELS FOR 2015, 2016, 2017 MODEL YEAR APPLICABILITY.

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July 1, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

THIS SPECIAL NOTICE IS TO INFORM DEALERS TO RETURN ALL CLOCKS BUILT PRIOR TO SOFTWARE LEVEL 006 AND HARDWARE LEVEL 009

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July 1, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

THIS SPECIAL NOTICE IS TO INFORM DEALERS TO RETURN ALL CLOCKS BUILT PRIOR TO SOFTWARE LEVEL 006 AND HARDWARE LEVEL 009

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September 5, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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September 5, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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April 15, 2016 221700 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

THE UPDATE TO THIS TECH TIP WAS TO INCLUDE THE 2016 MODEL YEAR APPLICABILITY.

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August 12, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

DIRECTION TO PERFORM SYSTEM RESET AFTER COMPONENT REPLACMENT OR DISCONNECT OF THE HVAC SYSTEM CONTROL HEAD. NO TEST PLAN INFORMATION TO ADDRESS THIS.

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September 19, 2014 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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June 24, 2014 020000 SUSPENSION

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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May 21, 2014 020000 SUSPENSION

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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November 6, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Control Module Faulty

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November 6, 2015 063110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

Correction to fault code

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November 6, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Correction to fault code

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August 12, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

DIRECTION TO PERFORM SYSTEM RESET AFTER COMPONENT REPLACMENT OR DISCONNECT OF THE HVAC SYSTEM CONTROL HEAD. NO TEST PLAN INFORMATION TO ADDRESS THIS.

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October 15, 2012 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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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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September 1, 2012 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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2011 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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