2012 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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

10 Recalls for 2012 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

Recall Date Component Summary
December 4, 2019 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2015 Passat, 2011-2014 Golf A6, and 2011-2013 Audi A3 diesel vehicles, thought to have been previously repaired under one of the Takata air bag recalls. The driver’s side air bag inflator may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling.

Remedy:

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver’s side air bag inflators, free of charge. The recall began December 20, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s numbers for this recall are 69R6, 69Q8, 69Q9, and 69Y5.

May 22, 2019 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2020 Volkswagen Passat and 2018-2019 Atlas vehicles. The blocking cap disabling the adjustment of the headlight’s horizontal aim may not have been installed. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

Remedy:

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, block the headlight horizontal adjustment, free of charge. The recall began July 16, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 94L9.

March 6, 2018 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2009-2014 Volkswagen CC, 2010-2014 Golf, 2010-2014 Eos, 2007-2010 Passat Sedan and Wagon, and 2012-2014 Passat vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

Remedy:

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver’s frontal air bag inflator with an alternative inflator, free of charge. The recall began March 16, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 69Q9. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 16V-078.

May 16, 2018 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2016 Eos, 2012 Passat, 2012-2016 CC, 2015-2016 e-Golf, 2011-2015 Touareg, 2012-2015 and 2017 Tiguan, and 2011-2016 Golf and 2011-2013 GTI vehicles. Modifications made while the vehicles were in an internal evaluation period may cause the affected vehicles to not comply with all of the applicable regulatory requirements.

Remedy:

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles to make them fully compliant or Volkswagen will repurchase them if necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 29, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.

May 11, 2017 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2014 Passat vehicles, equipped with diesel engines and Direct-Shift Transmissions (DSG). The vehicle’s underbody heat shield may not be long enough to protect the right half-shaft grease boot from heat, potentially resulting in a grease leak.

Remedy:

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft heat shield, free of charge. The recall began on July 7, 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 23W5.

March 24, 2016 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Passat vehicles equipped with TDI engines. Due to improperly assembled wire seals in a connector for an underbody sensor, water may enter and corrode the electrical connectors of the sensor, causing an electrical short.

Remedy:

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the connector, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began in September. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 23T3.

February 10, 2016 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Golf, 2007-2010 Passat sedans and wagon, 2012-2014 Passat sedan and Eos, 2009-2014 CC, 2009-2012 Audi Q5, 2010-2012 S5 Cabriolet and 2010-2012 Audi A5 Cabriolet vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

Remedy:

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver’s frontal air bag inflators, free of charge. Volkswagen issued an interim notification to owners on April 12, 2016, and will send a second notification when parts are available. Volkswagen will notify owners again once parts are available. Volkswagen owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Audi owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.

August 4, 2015 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Volkswagen CC, and Passat, 2010-2013 Eos, 2011-2014 Golf, GTI, Jetta, and Tiguan, and 2012-2014 Jetta Sportwagen vehicles. In the affected vehicles, debris may contaminate the air bag clock spring, a spiral wound, flat cable that keeps the air bag powered while the steering wheel is being turned. This contamination may tear the cable and result in a loss of electrical connection to the driver’s frontal air bag.

Remedy:

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install a protective cover over the steering wheel clock spring if the air bag light is off. If the airbag light is on and the steering wheel clock spring requires replacement, dealers will install a new steering wheel clock spring. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on January 15, 2016. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987.

March 17, 2014 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Volkswagen Group of America (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Passat vehicles manufactured January 2011 through November 2012. In the affected vehicles, the low beam headlight bulb may become loose and lose electrical contact.

Remedy:

Volkswagen notified owners, and dealers will replace the bulb holder, free of charge. The recall began in May 2014. Owners may contact Volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987. Volkswagens recall number associated with this campaign is 94G8/7V.

April 5, 2012 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 PASSAT VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 18, 2011, THROUGH JUNE 1, 2011. DURING ASSEMBLY, THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH A DIESEL FUEL FILTER ELEMENT THAT MAY NOT SEAL CORRECTLY.

Remedy:

VOLKSWAGEN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DIESEL FUEL FILTER ELEMENTS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 27, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

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2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2012 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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424 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2012 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 11415765
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11415827
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11403406
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11403103
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11396204
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10920598
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10923973
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10920391
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10925453
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10923922
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10920265
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10919294
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10919284
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10917759
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10916776
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10918487
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10920282
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10916117
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10914380
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10915044
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10909736
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10911195
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10909847
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10908831
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10910617
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10910599
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10908251
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11004973
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11004384
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11004209
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11006341
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11001523
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11001334
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11003147
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11002772
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11001436
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10994469
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10993524
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11000186
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10999989
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10992752
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10985873
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10984465
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10983176
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10980538
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10979786
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10981174
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10970468
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10970947
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10971925
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10978862
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10970066
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10979006
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10967539
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10967517
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10967320
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10968011
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10967640
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10967968
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10967621
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10967784
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10968210
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10967942
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10967581
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10967546
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10969833
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10969648
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 11013709
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11013667
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11012504
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10906022
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10905649
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10907452
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10907087
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10905941
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10905559
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10899076
AIR BAGS | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10903130
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10904571
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10903534
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10896225
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10896523
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10896510
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10898095
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10896467
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10895945
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10896798
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10893560
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10895101
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10894324
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10893787
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10893249
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10893391
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10895165
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10966090
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10959907
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10959899
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10959533
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10957343
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10956134
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10956131
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10957279
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10955151
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10957977
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10957729
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10953841
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10954869
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10953838
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10954799
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10949046
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10954953
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10946711
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10946488
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10947546
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10946441
VISIBILITY/WIPER | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10948049
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10947868
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10947701
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10946767
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10948659
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10946186
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10946721
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10943942
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10943766
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10944612
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10945216
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10944576
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10945177
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10944565
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10944009
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10939235
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10944356
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10944512
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10938595
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10938593
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10938592
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10939112
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10938388
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10936732
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10934101
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10934089
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10934290
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10934457
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10934223
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10930370
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10929850
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10933937
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10934765
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10933746
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10935115
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10928409
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10927230
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10928570
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10927143
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11373031
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11374806
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11365796
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 11354614
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11360343
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11351480
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11340182
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11338169
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11326828
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11323082
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11321071
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11316106
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11309870
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11290596
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11291102
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11290919
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 11290136
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11286728
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11280991
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11277064
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11253040
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11255087
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11254529
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STEERING
ODI Number: 11203808
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11192880
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11210421
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11217867
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11171513
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER CLOCKSPRING/SPIRAL CASSETTE
ODI Number: 11162478
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 11138937
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11132996
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11139979
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11139057
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11139216
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11130907
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 11131963
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11099916
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11098896
AIR BAGS | STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11097914
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 11097068
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11096359
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11091480
AIR BAGS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11090983
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11092391
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11092210
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11093654
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11090275
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11089698
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 11184891
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11184328
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11186575
AIR BAGS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11182819
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11176582
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11083797
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN | STEERING
ODI Number: 11080741
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11075259
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11071933
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11072089
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11073090
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11067055
AIR BAGS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11155424
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11151615
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11151357
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11145080
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11142266
STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11119761
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11114092
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11112764
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11111213
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11103598
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11104695
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11103333
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11064544
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11066601
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11066738
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11065414
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11062353
AIR BAGS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11062344
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11062622
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11061310
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11060735
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11052228
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11051074
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11047037
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11043989
AIR BAGS | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11034667
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11039951
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES
ODI Number: 11029630
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11025475
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11030184
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11022358
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11015980
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10889127
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10891557
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10886236
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10884823
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10881851
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10884091
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10881274
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10875915
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10875814
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10872325
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10872279
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 10874512
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10872414
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10872564
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10874262
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10874939
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10870714
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10870638
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10865381
AIR BAGS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10871340
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10865167
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10863579
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10863238
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10864607
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10863546
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10863190
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10863002
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10863346
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10864184
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10863107
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10864317
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10864307
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10861119
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10862123
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10855709
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10851550
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10846466
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10837985
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10824812
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10825639
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10825560
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10821611
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10823198
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10822505
STEERING
ODI Number: 10808214
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10808735
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10808397
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10808218
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10795097
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10794402
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10794309
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10789269
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10783633
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10781502
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10780749
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10767581
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10775318
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10775448
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 10763492
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10763340
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10766447
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10765081
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10766438
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10763784
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10763423
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10758637
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10750165
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10748010
AIR BAGS | STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10749901
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10746894
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10746726
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10745141
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10746361
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10733149
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10734168
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10726572
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10725996
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10726935
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 10724960
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 10726096
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10723082
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10717651
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10721787
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10721424
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10715638
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10715584
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10712295
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10712504
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10713742
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10706206
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 10704221
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10704830
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10689967
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10682136
ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10676697
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10672715
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10670598
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10670884
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10669349
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 10670071
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10669312
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 10670517
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10671728
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10662926
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10662268
SEATS
ODI Number: 10649801
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10644761
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10639449
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10632206
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10629164
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10628549
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10625869
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10621985
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10617380
TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10611177
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10608798
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10608181
FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
ODI Number: 10605780
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10604804
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10594094
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
ODI Number: 10587787
FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10588691
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10586292
FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10583912
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10579043
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10582934
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10576535
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10578450
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10575030
STEERING
ODI Number: 10575783
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10574256
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10574255
FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10575045
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10566695
FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
ODI Number: 10564483
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10562253
STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10561722
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10559530
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10560918
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10560154
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10551548
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10552113
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10551536
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10548623
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10547811
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
ODI Number: 10544670
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
ODI Number: 10515785
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10514385
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10515062
FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
ODI Number: 10510307
STEERING
ODI Number: 10508435
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10504217
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SUSPENSION | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10492121
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10494731
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10489243
SEATS
ODI Number: 10488709
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10484727
FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10482672
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10468033
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10466962
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10460209
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
ODI Number: 10460208
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10459414
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10457438
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10455240
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10449528
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10446884
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10445445
SEATS
ODI Number: 10443169
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10438686
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11375100
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10978800
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10898500
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10872700
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10871500
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10893700
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11209300
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11208500
Is the government investigating the safety of your vehicle? Find out here.

8 Investigations for 2012 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

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

1278 Service Alerts for 2012 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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May 19, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Diagnostic aid for DTC P0088 & P1025.

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

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

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May 16, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Battery Testing and Charging using recommended VW test equipment.

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May 12, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Battery Tester VAS 6161 introduction.

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May 4, 2022 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Volkswagen sent Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 7,152 Volkswagen owners in the State of California on April 29, 2022.

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November 18, 2013 280100 BACK OVER PREVENTION:SOFTWARE

Software updates.

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November 4, 2013 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

ODIS Quick Reference Guide.

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November 26, 2013 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

please contact VW Helpline before attempting repair.

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November 25, 2013 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Webinars and Job Aids.

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April 13, 2013 353630 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:INFOTAINMENT:BLUETOOTH/WIFI

Bluetooth Compatibility.

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November 22, 2013 010000 STEERING

steering wheel being off center and to provide information on checking for steering wheel off center.

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November 22, 2013 200000 WHEELS

steering wheel being off center and to provide information on checking for steering wheel off center.

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November 8, 2013 200000 WHEELS

Four Wheel Alignments.

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November 1, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Profi Outbound Request Form.

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November 15, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Part ordering

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April 25, 2022 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This Document informs dealers on VWP-22-03

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April 26, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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April 7, 2022 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

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

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April 8, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Engine and/or transmission control module software designed and certified for similar models/model years was used in vehicles affected by this emissions service action. It is undetermined whether there could be an impact to OBD or CO2 emiss

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December 3, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Rattling noises from engine compartmen area or exhaust system.

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

Discharged Battery, Diagnosis for excessive current draw.

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March 9, 2022 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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

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March 14, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Engine oil consumption measurement. Update procedure and work sheet.

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March 22, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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March 23, 2022 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), Volkswagen is sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 1,387 Volkswagen owners in the State of Alabama on March 23, 2022.

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September 28, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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March 12, 2010 100000 POWER TRAIN

DTC P2711 Implausible transmission shift sequence.

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January 28, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

No charging system voltage.

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January 28, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

No charging system voltage.

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December 9, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

VW Elsa News Letter

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December 2, 2013 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

On-Car Analysis List.

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December 2, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

On-Car Analysis List.

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December 23, 2013 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

VW Elsa Newsletter.

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February 24, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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February 21, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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February 7, 2022 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Instructional document regarding the installation of a hotfix for the ODIS service software. Hotfix is to be used during the following actions: Brake Electronics (ABS) A3 Passat NMS Software Configuration/Coding
VOS-22-07 10207834 2022020

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January 24, 2022 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, Volkswagen is sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 1,571 Volkswagen owners in the state of South Carolina on January 24, 2022.

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January 24, 2022 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Volkswagen is sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 4,041 Volkswagen owners in the state of Pennsylvania on January 24, 2022.

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January 21, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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January 21, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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January 21, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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December 6, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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December 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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December 13, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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December 15, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin contains general instructions for software updates.

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December 3, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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November 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update to model year applicability.

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January 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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October 28, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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November 11, 2020 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

Using Nitrogen to assist in finding A/C refrigerant leaks.

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November 11, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Using Nitrogen to assist in finding A/C refrigerant leaks.

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November 11, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Using Nitrogen to assist in finding A/C refrigerant leaks.

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November 17, 2020 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Update to include additional components in parts table.

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

Additional safety related Inquiry and Reporting instruction.

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September 28, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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

Update to model year applicability.

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September 17, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

KESSY equipped Key Adaptation, updated to add model year applicability.

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September 3, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Republication of archived technical tip for water leak testing fixture.

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August 30, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the Idaho DMV, Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 406 Volkswagen owners in the State of Idaho on August 30, 2021.

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August 4, 2021 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

A/C Compressor replacement requirements, updated to include additional model year applicability.

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July 28, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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June 22, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 2, 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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June 18, 2021 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Navigation for addressing incorrect Part direction.

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June 21, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the New York DMV, Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 4,206 Volkswagen owners in the State of New York on June 21, 2021.

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

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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June 22, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Fuel Additive to Help Prevent Sporadic Misfire Faults

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June 22, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Fuel Additive to Help Prevent Sporadic Misfire Faults

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

Engine oil consumption measurement.

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June 21, 2021 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

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

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June 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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June 21, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Software Version Management (SVM)

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

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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June 22, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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May 11, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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May 18, 2021 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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May 17, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the Texas DMV, Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 12,375 Volkswagen owners in the State of Texas on May 17, 2021.

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April 5, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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April 5, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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April 9, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Parts ordering information

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April 30, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 15, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TurboCharger Inop, update to warranty table labor time units.

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March 12, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Key battery diagnosis, updated to include additional model year applicability.

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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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March 2, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Exterior lighting moisture in lens updated to exclude LED lighting.

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March 1, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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March 3, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Transmission Fluid requirements updated to include additional model year applicability.

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December 18, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Updated key ordering protocol

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December 18, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Updated key ordering protocol

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February 24, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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February 22, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update to brochure purchase url

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February 3, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This Document was revised to include 2021 Model Year

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February 26, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

No Start, No DTCs, possible wiring concern at transmission range switch.

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February 22, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update to top tier brochure purchasing url.

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February 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Updated to include update recommended engine oil attachments.

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February 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 4, 2020 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Update to model and model year applicability and remove WISE claiming information.

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November 4, 2020 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Update to model and model year applicability and remove WISE claiming information.

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November 5, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

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

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December 7, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This special notice is to inform dealers to return the part numbers listed and order the superseded part numbers

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November 4, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update to model and model year applicability and remove WISE claiming information.

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December 12, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

Takata Recall Reminder / 69Q9 Vehicles with Criteria SP-Towing & Loaner Vehicle

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December 18, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Updated key ordering protocol

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December 18, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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

Updated to include an additional model year applicability.

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November 11, 2020 062300 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

Using Nitrogen to assist in finding A/C refrigerant leaks.

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November 11, 2020 138500 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:REFRIGERANT HOSES AND FITTINGS

Using Nitrogen to assist in finding A/C refrigerant leaks.

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January 14, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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January 29, 2021 280100 BACK OVER PREVENTION:SOFTWARE

Data link diagnostics and tips

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January 26, 2021 042100 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:COMPRESSOR

A/C requirements, update to title.

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

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

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November 17, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update to include additional components in parts table.

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June 15, 2020 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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

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August 10, 2020 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Recall Reminder Part Labels

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August 10, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the Michigan Department of State, Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 3,000 Volkswagen owners in the State of Michigan on August 10, 2020.

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October 2, 2020 010000 STEERING

Mandatory fastener.

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October 2, 2020 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Mandatory fastener.

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October 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Mandatory fastener.

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June 29, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the City of Miramar, Volkswagen sent Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 218 Volkswagen owners in the State of Florida on June 26, 2020.

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May 11, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

New a/c machine version added to table. Removal of Behr Flush kit.

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September 25, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

Updated to include additional models and model year applicability.

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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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August 12, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Cam screen damage.

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May 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Cam screen damage.

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September 25, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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May 18, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

Takata Recall Reminder / 69Q9 Vehicles with Criteria SP

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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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June 2, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 2, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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April 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 11, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Metadata update (add MY 2014 Eos (missing).

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April 16, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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April 15, 2020 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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April 17, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Oil leaking at cam seal.

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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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September 3, 2020 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Update to vendor code.

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April 30, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Voltage Drop Testing. Updated for picture clarity.

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April 29, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Effective immediately, TK Services Inc. will resume scheduling part pick-up from dealerships and service centers.

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August 24, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Statement referring to TB 2043893 removed. To include additional models and model year applicability. A.C. Compressor Replacement, GFF Required Regardless of Concern and Flush Requirement

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August 7, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Oil pressure priming after engine replacement or internal repair.

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June 17, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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

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June 19, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Nox sensor diagnosis.

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June 15, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

Takata Reminder Mailing. City of La Puente (CA) / Safety Recalls 69Q8, 69Q9, 69Y5

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May 11, 2020 141220 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Takata Recall Update / Future Recalls for Vehicles with Takata SDI-D Airbag Inflators

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September 15, 2020 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

Updated to include additional models and model year applicability.

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April 21, 2020 112000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

Generator replacement, updated to include model years 2020 & 2021

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October 29, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Using Nitrogen to assist in finding A/C refrigerant leaks.

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September 24, 2020 061320 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Administrative republish, erWIN missed upload and TB would not display.

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April 29, 2020 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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July 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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September 4, 2020 046000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK

Antilock brake function test direction.

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September 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Antilock brake function test direction.

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April 6, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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July 7, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the Tennessee DMV, Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 4,400 Volkswagen owners in the State of Tennessee July 7, 2020.

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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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April 17, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

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

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July 28, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the County of Fort Bend, Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 640 Volkswagen owners in the State of Texas on July 28, 2020.

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September 25, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Antilock brake function test direction.

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September 25, 2020 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Antilock brake function test direction.

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January 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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December 5, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update model applicability to MY 2020.

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December 5, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update model applicability to MY 2020.

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November 4, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update to mode; and model year applicability.

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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 16, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Engine and/or transmission control software designed and certified for a similar model/model year may have been installed in vehicles affected by this action. It is currently unknown if this issue has an impact on vehicle tailpipe emissions

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March 17, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Engine and/or transmission control software designed and certified for a similar model/model year may have been installed in vehicles affected by this action. It is currently unknown if this issue has an impact on vehicle tailpipe emissions

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November 4, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update to mode; and model year applicability.

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March 6, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

Takata Incentive Program – Safety Recalls 69Q8 and 69Q9

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March 23, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the Nebraska DMV, Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 600 Volkswagen owners in the State of Nebraska on March 23, 2020.

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March 16, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

Operational Update – Takata Return Parts Pickup

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October 29, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards.

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October 29, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards.

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November 7, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Include new special tool adapter and 2018 model year Jetta only

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October 22, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

XPO Phone Outage – Takata Airbag/Inflator Returns

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January 24, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Remote start diagnostic information. Additional model year applicability.

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November 25, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards.

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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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January 22, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 7, 2019 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Added: Torque Spec table

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February 21, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ERP fault information.

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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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September 12, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

The part number listed in the document are to be returned if they meet the criteria provided.

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September 4, 2019 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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September 4, 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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September 16, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the Minnesota DMV, Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 3,400 Volkswagen owners in the State of Minnesota on September 16, 2019.

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September 10, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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June 13, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Remote Key Battery Replacement

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June 13, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Remote Key Battery Replacement

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September 24, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards.

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June 28, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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July 30, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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July 30, 2019 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

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

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September 20, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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September 20, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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September 3, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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September 3, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 30, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Informtion to translate O2 sensor values being displayed by the scan tool.

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June 30, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Informtion to translate O2 sensor values being displayed by the scan tool.

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April 5, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SVM clarification based on kessy equipment

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April 5, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

SVM clarification based on kessy equipment

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April 5, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

SVM clarification based on kessy equipment

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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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May 31, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Notification of the 2.0l Gen 2, TDI remediation fix monitoring via the VTA system, in alignment with campaigns 23U4.

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May 31, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Notification of the 2.0l Gen 2, TDI remediation fix monitoring via the VTA system, in alignment with campaigns 23U4.

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April 24, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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

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

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April 29, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

Takata Reminder Mailing – Mississippi DMV /Safety Recalls 69Q8, 69Q9, 69Y5

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February 18, 2019 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Condensation and or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. TB updated to include model year 2019 applicability.

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September 9, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Tech Tips (Vehicles with 2.5L Engine – Fault Code P2279 (Leaking Air in Intake System) Diagnostic Tip): When diagnosing fault code P2279-Leaking Air in Intake System, be sure to check the cam timing first. This document informs how to chec

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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 19, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the North Carolina DMV, Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 7,400 Volkswagen owners in the State of North Carolina on August 19, 2019.

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August 12, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the Virginia DMV, Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 6,235 Volkswagen owners in the State of Virginia on August 12, 2019.

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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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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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August 15, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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August 21, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Quick Reference Update Guide.

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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 28, 2019 020000 SUSPENSION

Front suspension noise repair.

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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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November 6, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Email Important TDI Announcement Duplicate Photos in IN-FORM

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November 2, 2018 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

Email 2.0L Gen 2 AEM Correction

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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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November 7, 2018 010000 STEERING

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 7, 2018 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

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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July 17, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

The reductive agent fluid (AdBlue) could contaminate the temperature sensor, causing the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) to come on. Additionally, high heat levels can cause the AdBlue fluid to react with the heating fins, causing a varia

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July 17, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The reductive agent fluid (AdBlue) could contaminate the temperature sensor, causing the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) to come on. Additionally, high heat levels can cause the AdBlue fluid to react with the heating fins, causing a varia

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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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June 12, 2019 081100 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

High Pressure Fuel Pump diagnosis.

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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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July 8, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Volkswagen sent Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 3,991 Volkswagen owners in Wisconsin on July 8, 2019.

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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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November 16, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Remote start diagnostic reference

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August 20, 2019 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

This document informs dealers of an “Extended Emissions Warranty” Limited Warranty Extension for certain 2.0L TDI GEN 2 vehicles. Added clarification on totaled vehicles and loaners.

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June 16, 2017 140000 AIR BAGS

Dealer Communication – ODIS Service Takata Airbag Recall Hotfix “Resolved”.

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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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June 1, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

The Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board have determined that Volkswagen vehicles equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder TDI engine do not comply with applicable emissions regulations. The emissions control systems o

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

The Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board have determined that Volkswagen vehicles equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder TDI engine do not comply with applicable emissions regulations. The emissions control systems o

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June 26, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

The Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board have determined that Volkswagen vehicles equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder TDI engine do not comply with applicable emissions regulations. The emissions control systems o

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June 15, 2017 140000 AIR BAGS

Dealer Communication – ODIS Service TDI Flash & Takata Airbag Recall

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June 15, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Dealer Communication – ODIS Service TDI Flash & Takata Airbag Recall

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May 21, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the New York Department of Motor Vehicles, Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 11,500 Volkswagen owners in the state of New York on May 23, 2019.

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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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July 23, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Infotainment worksheet.

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July 23, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Infotainment worksheet.

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July 23, 2019 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Infotainment worksheet.

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July 23, 2019 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Infotainment worksheet.

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July 2, 2019 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Updated to include an additional warranty claiming statement.

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July 16, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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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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July 29, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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 16, 2017 140000 AIR BAGS

Dealer Communication – ODIS Service Takata Airbag Recall Hotfix “Resolved”.

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July 17, 2018 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

The reductive agent fluid (AdBlue) could contaminate the temperature sensor, causing the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) to come on. Additionally, high heat levels can cause the AdBlue fluid to react with the heating fins, causing a varia

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July 17, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

The reductive agent fluid (AdBlue) could contaminate the temperature sensor, causing the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) to come on. Additionally, high heat levels can cause the AdBlue fluid to react with the heating fins, causing a varia

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July 17, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The reductive agent fluid (AdBlue) could contaminate the temperature sensor, causing the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) to come on. Additionally, high heat levels can cause the AdBlue fluid to react with the heating fins, causing a varia

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May 31, 2017 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

Notification of the 2.0l Gen 2, TDI remediation fix monitoring via the VTA system, in alignment with campaigns 23U4.

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May 31, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Notification of the 2.0l Gen 2, TDI remediation fix monitoring via the VTA system, in alignment with campaigns 23U4.

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March 18, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update to model year applicability. Generator Replacement Charging System inoperative/malfunctions, noise from engine compartment, accessory drive belt damaged or missing.

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March 18, 2019 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Update to model year applicability. Generator Replacement Charging System inoperative/malfunctions, noise from engine compartment, accessory drive belt damaged or missing.

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March 18, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update to model year applicability. Generator Replacement Charging System inoperative/malfunctions, noise from engine compartment, accessory drive belt damaged or missing.

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June 18, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Volkswagen sent Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 3,200 Volkswagen owners in Alabama on June 17, 2019.

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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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June 1, 2017 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

The Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board have determined that Volkswagen vehicles equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder TDI engine do not comply with applicable emissions regulations. The emissions control systems o

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June 1, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

The Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board have determined that Volkswagen vehicles equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder TDI engine do not comply with applicable emissions regulations. The emissions control systems o

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May 7, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Updated to include additional labor operations due to labor time updates in Elsa.

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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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July 29, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices daily over a span of five business days to approximately 1,712 High Risk Volkswagen owners.

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July 15, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

In conjunction with the Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Volkswagen will be sending Takata airbag recall reminder notices to approximately 2,592 Volkswagen owners in the state of Kentucky on July 15, 2019.

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February 18, 2019 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Condensation and/or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. TB updated to include model year 2019 applicability.

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February 18, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Condensation and/or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. TB updated to include model year 2019 applicability.

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February 28, 2019 020000 SUSPENSION

Front suspension noise repair.

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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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June 26, 2017 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

The Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board have determined that Volkswagen vehicles equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder TDI engine do not comply with applicable emissions regulations. The emissions control systems o

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June 26, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

The Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board have determined that Volkswagen vehicles equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder TDI engine do not comply with applicable emissions regulations. The emissions control systems o

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June 26, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

The Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board have determined that Volkswagen vehicles equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder TDI engine do not comply with applicable emissions regulations. The emissions control systems o

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October 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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October 9, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 7, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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October 7, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 4, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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October 4, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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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September 25, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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October 3, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

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

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November 9, 2012 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

Tech Tips (AdBlue Level Reset Procedure): This document informs to reset the AdBlue level indicator after filling, use Guided Fault Finding Function/Component selection to perform the SCR system functions test plan, available under Drive

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November 9, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Tech Tips (AdBlue Level Reset Procedure): This document informs to reset the AdBlue level indicator after filling, use Guided Fault Finding Function/Component selection to perform the SCR system functions test plan, available under Drive

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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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November 13, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

VOLKSWAGEN DEALERSHIP COMMUNICATION (20R9 Service Action Kit Allocation): Volkswagen will be sending an additional allocation of 20R9 kits for dealership?s to use. In addition to any customer vehicles showing the 20R9 service action open

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October 23, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

VOLKSWAGEN DEALERSHIP COMMUNICATION (2013 Model Year UPDATES & IQS Window): This document informs that during the next four months of the JD Power window, it?s very important for dealerships to take extra measures to ensure each new vehi

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October 23, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

VOLKSWAGEN DEALERSHIP COMMUNICATION (2013 Model Year UPDATES & IQS Window): This document informs that during the next four months of the JD Power window, it?s very important for dealerships to take extra measures to ensure each new vehi

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February 18, 2019 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Condensation and or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. TB updated to include model year 2019 applicability.

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February 28, 2019 020000 SUSPENSION

Front suspension noise repair.

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February 28, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Front suspension noise repair.

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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 8, 2013 200000 WHEELS

Tech Tips (Four Wheel Alignments): This Tech Tip provides an overview of vehicle four wheel alignment, and important steps that should be followed when performing four wheel alignments.

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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 18, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tech Tips (No Communication with the J519 Vehicle Electrical System Control Module/Body Control Module): If no communication can be established to the Vehicle electrical system control module J519 (address word 09) in Guided Fault Findin

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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 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 1, 2012 100000 POWER TRAIN

Transmission Control Module Updates: This document informs of the software, and technical bulletins that service corresponding cars and their Transmission Control Module complaint issues.

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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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October 19, 2012 010000 STEERING

Tech Tips (Equipped With KESSY ? Key Adaptation Tip): When adapting keys on a vehicle equipped with KESSY, it is recommended to remove the immobilizer reader coil from behind round cover on steering column trim and insert key inside the

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October 19, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tech Tips (Equipped With KESSY ? Key Adaptation Tip): When adapting keys on a vehicle equipped with KESSY, it is recommended to remove the immobilizer reader coil from behind round cover on steering column trim and insert key inside the

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October 26, 2012 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Tech Tips (Service Interval Settings after Instrument Cluster Replacement): This document informs that after instrument cluster replacement, service interval maximum values may need to be manually set. To set values manually, use Vehicl

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October 5, 2012 162700 STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

Tech Tips (Releasing the Rear Seat Backrest from Inside the Vehicle): If you are unable to open the trunk for any reason, the rear seat backrest can be released from inside the vehicle to access the emergency trunk release. This document i

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October 5, 2012 220000 SEATS

Tech Tips (Releasing the Rear Seat Backrest from Inside the Vehicle): If you are unable to open the trunk for any reason, the rear seat backrest can be released from inside the vehicle to access the emergency trunk release. This document i

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November 26, 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 22, 2013 010000 STEERING

Tech Tips (Steering Wheel Off Center): This Tech Tip was established to explain the influence the adjustable steering column tilt position has on the steering wheel being off center and to provide information on checking for steering whe

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November 22, 2013 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

Tech Tips (Steering Wheel Off Center): This Tech Tip was established to explain the influence the adjustable steering column tilt position has on the steering wheel being off center and to provide information on checking for steering whe

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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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October 11, 2013 160000 STRUCTURE

Tech Tips (Front Door Seal Alignment): When replacing a front door seal on a 2012/2013 Passat, it is important to make sure the seal is properly aligned. This document informs how to check if a door seal is properly aligned.

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November 1, 2013 010000 STEERING

PROFI Dealer Vehicle Information Request Form: This document informs of issues observed in vehicles and the actions that take place to solve those issues.

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December 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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December 6, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tech Tips (No Charging System Voltage): This document informs with a general overview of how to inspect and diagnosing a low battery or no charging system concern.

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December 6, 2013 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Tech Tips (No Charging System Voltage): This document informs with a general overview of how to inspect and diagnosing a low battery or no charging system concern.

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December 18, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

Technical Bulletin (Implausible Transmission Shift Sequence Stored in the Transmission Control Module): Debris in the clutch assembly causing too much drag torque from the multiple clutch. DTC as described may cause shifting concerns and/o

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December 18, 2013 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

Technical Bulletin (Implausible Transmission Shift Sequence Stored in the Transmission Control Module): Debris in the clutch assembly causing too much drag torque from the multiple clutch. DTC as described may cause shifting concerns and/o

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December 18, 2013 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Technical Bulletin (Implausible Transmission Shift Sequence Stored in the Transmission Control Module): Debris in the clutch assembly causing too much drag torque from the multiple clutch. DTC as described may cause shifting concerns and/o

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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 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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October 8, 2012 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Technical Bulletin (Daytime Running Lamp Bulb Inoperative): Under certain conditions (speed, force, temperature, time) the Day Time Running Light (DRL) bulb can be subjected to premature failure. Excessive shock is generated from closing t

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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 30, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Informtion to translate O2 sensor values being displayed by the scan tool.

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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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June 23, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update to existing tip for addressing Kessy vehicles in the AEM flash

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

This document informs dealers of TDI FAQs, a TDI checklist, and TDI common errors.

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September 21, 2017 140000 AIR BAGS

This communication informs the dealers of details on the Takata parts allocation/ordering.

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September 21, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

This communication informs the dealers of details on the Takata parts allocation/ordering.

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November 1, 2013 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

PROFI Dealer Vehicle Information Request Form: This document informs of issues observed in vehicles and the actions that take place to solve those issues.

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December 2, 2013 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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October 5, 2012 220000 SEATS

Tech Tips (Releasing the Rear Seat Backrest from Inside the Vehicle): If you are unable to open the trunk for any reason, the rear seat backrest can be released from inside the vehicle to access the emergency trunk release. This document i

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November 26, 2013 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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October 16, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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October 10, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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October 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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October 24, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical Bulletin (Sunroof / Sunshade, Will Not Open): The issued of The panoramic sunroof, regular sunroof or sunshade cannot be opened. The sunroof?s ?Basic Setting? has been unintentionally initiated by the customer. This document in

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October 24, 2012 130000 VISIBILITY

Technical Bulletin (Sunroof / Sunshade, Will Not Open): The issued of The panoramic sunroof, regular sunroof or sunshade cannot be opened. The sunroof?s ?Basic Setting? has been unintentionally initiated by the customer. This document in

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October 24, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (Sunroof / Sunshade, Will Not Open): The issued of The panoramic sunroof, regular sunroof or sunshade cannot be opened. The sunroof?s ?Basic Setting? has been unintentionally initiated by the customer. This document in

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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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May 31, 2017 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

Notification of the 2.0l Gen 2, TDI remediation fix monitoring via the VTA system, in alignment with campaigns 23U4.

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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 7, 2013 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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October 4, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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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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December 5, 2018 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

23Z3 pre-notification_customer

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December 5, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

23Z3 pre-notification_customer

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December 18, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

2.0L TDI Settlement Deadline 12/30/2018 – Important Reminders

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November 2, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

E-mail_Pre-notification 2.0L Gen 2 AEM correction – Includes customer letters

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December 6, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

AEM-Correction Approved for Generation 2 Passat Vehicles

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September 23, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

Technical Bulletin (Choosing Service Numbers ? Transmission and Drivetrain): To ensure that customer concerns are being properly addressed, Volkswagen created a reference Service Numbers example sheet available for customer concerns/tec

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September 13, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tech Tips (Passat-Blower Motor-Fault Diagnosis): If the vehicle comes in with a blower concern, check for DTCs. If DTCs are found, use the table in this document to diagnose the concern.

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September 13, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Tech Tips (Passat-Blower Motor-Fault Diagnosis): If the vehicle comes in with a blower concern, check for DTCs. If DTCs are found, use the table in this document to diagnose the concern.

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September 27, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tech Tips (Tire Pressure Monitoring System): The TPMS system on the MY vehicles (2011-2013 Jetta, Tiguan, GTI, Golf and 2012-2013 Passat) is now an indirect type system. There are no sensors in the wheels as on previous models. There is n

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September 27, 2013 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

Tech Tips (Tire Pressure Monitoring System): The TPMS system on the MY vehicles (2011-2013 Jetta, Tiguan, GTI, Golf and 2012-2013 Passat) is now an indirect type system. There are no sensors in the wheels as on previous models. There is n

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September 9, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Tech Tips (Vehicles with 2.5L Engine – Fault Code P2279 (Leaking Air in Intake System) Diagnostic Tip): When diagnosing fault code P2279-Leaking Air in Intake System, be sure to check the cam timing first. This document informs how to ch

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October 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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October 24, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 16, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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October 16, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 10, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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October 10, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 26, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Tech Tips (Service Interval Settings after Instrument Cluster Replacement): This document informs that after instrument cluster replacement, service interval maximum values may need to be manually set. To set values manually, use Vehicle

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October 26, 2012 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Tech Tips (Service Interval Settings after Instrument Cluster Replacement): This document informs that after instrument cluster replacement, service interval maximum values may need to be manually set. To set values manually, use Vehicle

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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 16, 2013 140000 AIR BAGS

Technical Bulletin (Airbag Warning Lamp ON): The airbag control unit self-test may be susceptible to alarm horn resonance during the self-test causing the airbag light to illuminate in the instrument panel. If this situation occurs, the ai

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June 23, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Update to existing tip for addressing Kessy vehicles in the AEM flash

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

This document informs dealers of TDI FAQs, a TDI checklist, and TDI common errors.

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June 1, 2017 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

The Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board have determined that Volkswagen vehicles equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder TDI engine do not comply with applicable emissions regulations. The emissions control systems o

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June 26, 2017 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

The Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board have determined that Volkswagen vehicles equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder TDI engine do not comply with applicable emissions regulations. The emissions control systems o

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December 6, 2013 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Tech Tips (No Charging System Voltage): This document informs with a general overview of how to inspect and diagnosing a low battery or no charging system concern.

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December 18, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

Technical Bulletin (Implausible Transmission Shift Sequence Stored in the Transmission Control Module): Debris in the clutch assembly causing too much drag torque from the multiple clutch. DTC as described may cause shifting concerns and/o

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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 24, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical Bulletin (Cylinder Glow Plug Circuit issues): Internal hardware issue of the glow plug relay may cause an over voltage supply to the glow plug(s) damaging the heating element. The production solution to this issue was Improved g

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October 24, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (Cylinder Glow Plug Circuit issues): Internal hardware issue of the glow plug relay may cause an over voltage supply to the glow plug(s) damaging the heating element. The production solution to this issue was Improved g

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October 24, 2012 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Technical Bulletin (TDI Clean Diesel I/M (Inspection Maintenance) Testing Issues due to Readiness Not Set): Some readiness codes on TDI clean diesel vehicles require special driving conditions to be set. If DTCs have been recently erased

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October 24, 2012 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Technical Bulletin (TDI Clean Diesel I/M (Inspection Maintenance) Testing Issues due to Readiness Not Set): Some readiness codes on TDI clean diesel vehicles require special driving conditions to be set. If DTCs have been recently erased

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

Technical Bulletin (Update Programming for Stored in ECM Fault Memory issues): The MIL ON with NOx Sensor fault P2201 and/or Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor faults P050E, P2080, P244C and/or P2478 stored in fault memory due to the Diagnos

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October 2, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Technical Bulletin (Update Programming for Stored in ECM Fault Memory issues): The MIL ON with NOx Sensor fault P2201 and/or Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor faults P050E, P2080, P244C and/or P2478 stored in fault memory due to the Diagnos

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October 9, 2012 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

UPDATE Technical Bulletin (UPDATE ? 96C7 Micro Switch for Oil Level): This update has been proactively released to prevent continuous illumination of the ?oil level low? displayed in the MFI after oil has been properly filled by providin

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October 9, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

UPDATE Technical Bulletin (UPDATE ? 96C7 Micro Switch for Oil Level): This update has been proactively released to prevent continuous illumination of the ?oil level low? displayed in the MFI after oil has been properly filled by providin

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October 19, 2012 010000 STEERING

Tech Tips (Equipped With KESSY ? Key Adaptation Tip): When adapting keys on a vehicle equipped with KESSY, it is recommended to remove the immobilizer reader coil from behind round cover on steering column trim and insert key inside the

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October 19, 2012 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Tech Tips (Equipped With KESSY ? Key Adaptation Tip): When adapting keys on a vehicle equipped with KESSY, it is recommended to remove the immobilizer reader coil from behind round cover on steering column trim and insert key inside the

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October 5, 2012 130000 VISIBILITY

Tech Tips (Rain Sensing Windshield Wipers): This document informs to be aware that 2012 Passat vehicles are not equipped with the rain sensing windshield wiper function. –G397 Rain/light recognition sensor is present on all 2012 Passat

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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 16, 2013 140000 AIR BAGS

Technical Bulletin (Airbag Warning Lamp ON): The airbag control unit self-test may be susceptible to alarm horn resonance during the self-test causing the airbag light to illuminate in the instrument panel. If this situation occurs, the ai

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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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September 20, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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September 20, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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September 20, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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September 3, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

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

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September 3, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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September 3, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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September 26, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical Bulletin (Keyless Entry Inoperative after Access / Start (KESSY) Module Replacement): After replacing the Access/Start (KESSY) module, the keyless entry does not work. The Access/Start (KESSY) module service parts are program

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September 24, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Technical Bulletin (Exhaust Pressure Control Valve issues): This document informs of the diagnostic issues resulting from malfunctions of the Exhaust Pressure Control Valve. If one or more of the faults are stored in the ECM fault memory,

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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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September 21, 2017 140000 AIR BAGS

This communication informs the dealers of details on the Takata parts allocation/ordering.

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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 22, 2013 010000 STEERING

Tech Tips (Steering Wheel Off Center): This Tech Tip was established to explain the influence the adjustable steering column tilt position has on the steering wheel being off center and to provide information on checking for steering whe

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

Tech Tips (Steering Wheel Off Center): This Tech Tip was established to explain the influence the adjustable steering column tilt position has on the steering wheel being off center and to provide information on checking for steering whe

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November 8, 2013 190000 TIRES

Tech Tips (Four Wheel Alignments): This Tech Tip provides an overview of vehicle four wheel alignment, and important steps that should be followed when performing four wheel alignments.

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November 8, 2013 200000 WHEELS

Tech Tips (Four Wheel Alignments): This Tech Tip provides an overview of vehicle four wheel alignment, and important steps that should be followed when performing four wheel alignments.

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November 8, 2013 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Tech Tips (Four Wheel Alignments): This Tech Tip provides an overview of vehicle four wheel alignment, and important steps that should be followed when performing four wheel alignments.

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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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November 2, 2012 200000 WHEELS

Technical Bulletin (Four Wheel Alignment Overview): This Technical Bulletin provides an overview for performing vehicle four Wheel Alignment and information on improving vehicle pull/drift using selective tire placement. The information pr

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November 2, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (Four Wheel Alignment Overview): This Technical Bulletin provides an overview for performing vehicle four Wheel Alignment and information on improving vehicle pull/drift using selective tire placement. The information pr

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November 30, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Technical Bulletin (DTC P0441 Stored in the Engine Control Module): Production tolerance in Diagnostic Module Tank Leakage (DMTL) pump could cause a false flow reading. The production solution to this issue is updated DMTL pumps as of pum

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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 24, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

Technical Bulletin (Update Programming for Engine Control Module and Transmission Control Module, for Shudder and/or Slight Hesitation Concerns): Current ECM/TCM programming could be causing slight hesitation related concerns in DSG equi

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October 11, 2013 160000 STRUCTURE

Tech Tips (Front Door Seal Alignment): When replacing a front door seal on a 2012/2013 Passat, it is important to make sure the seal is properly aligned. This document informs how to check if a door seal is properly aligned.

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October 11, 2013 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Tech Tips (Front Door Seal Alignment): When replacing a front door seal on a 2012/2013 Passat, it is important to make sure the seal is properly aligned. This document informs how to check if a door seal is properly aligned.

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October 18, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Tech Tips (No Communication with the J519 Vehicle Electrical System Control Module/Body Control Module): If no communication can be established to the Vehicle electrical system control module J519 (address word 09) in Guided Fault Findin

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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 27, 2017 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

Volkswagen of America is requesting your cooperation in supplying us with technical information related to the repair process for vehicles on which the TDI Generation II 2.0L emissions modification is being performed ?Campaign 23U4?. Volksw

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

Volkswagen of America is requesting your cooperation in supplying us with technical information related to the repair process for vehicles on which the TDI Generation II 2.0L emissions modification is being performed ?Campaign 23U4?. Volksw

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

Updated production solution and additional repair instruction.

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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 27, 2017 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

Volkswagen of America is requesting your cooperation in supplying us with technical information related to the repair process for vehicles on which the TDI Generation II 2.0L emissions modification is being performed ?Campaign 23U4?. Volksw

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September 27, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Volkswagen of America is requesting your cooperation in supplying us with technical information related to the repair process for vehicles on which the TDI Generation II 2.0L emissions modification is being performed ?Campaign 23U4?. Volksw

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September 20, 2017 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Updated production solution and additional repair instruction.

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

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

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September 13, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Iinclude additional model year applicability and tool information.

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October 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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October 24, 2013 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Technical Bulletin (Update Programming for Engine Control Module and Transmission Control Module, for Shudder and/or Slight Hesitation Concerns): Current ECM/TCM programming could be causing slight hesitation related concerns in DSG equi

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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 14, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

VOLKSWAGEN DEALERSHIP COMMUNICATION (20R9 Service Action Kit Allocation): This document informs of the submission of additional 20R9 kits for dealership?s use. The document instructs parts managers to use the kits to address any affected

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November 2, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

Tech Tips (Equipped With KESSY ? Key Adaptation Tip): This document informs of the setup and an overview of the procedure to adapt keys on a vehicle equipped with KESSY

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November 2, 2012 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Tech Tips (Equipped With KESSY ? Key Adaptation Tip): This document informs of the setup and an overview of the procedure to adapt keys on a vehicle equipped with KESSY

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November 23, 2012 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Tech Tips (Rain Sensing Windshield Wipers): Be aware that 2012 Passat vehicles are not equipped with the rain sensing windshield wiper function. This function may also be referred to as auto wipers or automatic wipers. The G397 Rain/ligh

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November 23, 2012 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

Tech Tips (Rain Sensing Windshield Wipers): Be aware that 2012 Passat vehicles are not equipped with the rain sensing windshield wiper function. This function may also be referred to as auto wipers or automatic wipers. The G397 Rain/ligh

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November 16, 2012 130000 VISIBILITY

Tech Tips (Window Convenience Opening / Closing Function): This document informs of the convenience opening and closing function of the windows on Passat and Golf /GTI differs from other models. The left front window switch on the driver

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November 16, 2012 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

Tech Tips (Window Convenience Opening / Closing Function): This document informs of the convenience opening and closing function of the windows on Passat and Golf /GTI differs from other models. The left front window switch on the driver

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November 2, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

Tech Tips (Valet Key Operation): This document informs the valet key on the 2012-2013 Passat differs from earlier vehicles. The valet key is used to lock the glove box, ski pass-through door (if equipped), and the emergency seat back relea

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September 14, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Loss of 15 power defeat process.

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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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September 14, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 5, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Updated to include an additional model for blower motor diagnosis.

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October 5, 2018 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Updated to include an additional model for blower motor diagnosis.

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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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July 17, 2018 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

The reductive agent fluid (AdBlue) could contaminate the temperature sensor, causing the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) to come on. Additionally, high heat levels can cause the AdBlue fluid to react with the heating fins, causing a varia

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July 17, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The reductive agent fluid (AdBlue) could contaminate the temperature sensor, causing the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) to come on. Additionally, high heat levels can cause the AdBlue fluid to react with the heating fins, causing a varia

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July 20, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

Takata_Updated Part Return_VW Dealer USA 07_2018

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July 20, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Takata_Updated Part Return_VW Dealer USA 07_2018

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July 27, 2018 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

The reductive agent fluid (AdBlue) could contaminate the temperature sensor, causing the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) to come on. Additionally, high heat levels can cause the AdBlue fluid to react with the heating fins, causing a varia

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July 27, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The reductive agent fluid (AdBlue) could contaminate the temperature sensor, causing the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) to come on. Additionally, high heat levels can cause the AdBlue fluid to react with the heating fins, causing a varia

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January 11, 2019 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Alternative method for radio code retrieval.

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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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August 1, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

Takata Parts Allocation & Warranty Claims Submissions

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August 13, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

All part numbers listed are to be returned and only the superseded part numbers are to be installed going forward

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August 13, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

All part numbers listed are to be returned and only the superseded part numbers are to be installed going forward

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August 14, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

Takata Final Remedy Rollout – Repair Planning and Parts Supply – Phase-out for Safety Recall 69M9

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January 25, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Remote lock function. Update to model year applicability.

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June 4, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaint: Mil?on with fault code P046C, untouched vehicles

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June 4, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaint: Mil?on with fault code P046C, untouched vehicles

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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 104000 POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)

Technical Bulletin (Four Wheel Alignment Overview): This Technical Bulletin provides an overview for performing vehicle four Wheel Alignment and information on improving vehicle pull/drift using selective tire placement. The information pr

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November 2, 2012 190000 TIRES

Technical Bulletin (Four Wheel Alignment Overview): This Technical Bulletin provides an overview for performing vehicle four Wheel Alignment and information on improving vehicle pull/drift using selective tire placement. The information pr

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November 2, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (Four Wheel Alignment Overview): This Technical Bulletin provides an overview for performing vehicle four Wheel Alignment and information on improving vehicle pull/drift using selective tire placement. The information pr

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November 30, 2012 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Technical Bulletin (DTC P0441 Stored in the Engine Control Module): Production tolerance in Diagnostic Module Tank Leakage (DMTL) pump could cause a false flow reading. The production solution to this issue is updated DMTL pumps as of pum

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November 30, 2012 091100 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Technical Bulletin (DTC P0441 Stored in the Engine Control Module): Production tolerance in Diagnostic Module Tank Leakage (DMTL) pump could cause a false flow reading. The production solution to this issue is updated DMTL pumps as of pum

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November 30, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

Technical Bulletin (DTC P0441 Stored in the Engine Control Module): Production tolerance in Diagnostic Module Tank Leakage (DMTL) pump could cause a false flow reading. The production solution to this issue is updated DMTL pumps as of pum

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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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November 14, 2012 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

VOLKSWAGEN DEALERSHIP COMMUNICATION (20R9 Service Action Kit Allocation): This document informs of the submission of additional 20R9 kits for dealership?s use. The document instructs parts managers to use the kits to address any affected

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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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August 25, 2015 330000 INTERIOR LIGHTING

On-car analysis list from August 25th, 2015

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August 25, 2015 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

On-car analysis list from August 25th, 2015

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August 25, 2015 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

On-car analysis list from August 25th, 2015

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August 25, 2015 284000 BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

On-car analysis list from August 25th, 2015

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May 28, 2015 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaints: Mil?on with fault code P046C, untouched vehicles

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May 28, 2015 330000 INTERIOR LIGHTING

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaints: Mil?on with fault code P046C, untouched vehicles

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May 28, 2015 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaints: Mil?on with fault code P046C, untouched vehicles

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May 28, 2015 120000 LIGHTING (PWS)

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaints: Mil?on with fault code P046C, untouched vehicles

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May 28, 2015 284000 BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaints: Mil?on with fault code P046C, untouched vehicles

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May 19, 2015 330000 INTERIOR LIGHTING

On-car analysis list of Customer Complaints: Mil?on with fault code P046C, untouched vehicles

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