2020 VOLKSWAGEN Golf R

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

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

200 Service Alerts for 2020 VOLKSWAGEN Golf R

Date Description
January 22, 2016 140000 AIR BAGS

Airbag Issues.

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January 5, 2016 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Mandatory Installation from Web-Server.

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January 5, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Mandatory Installation from Web-Server.

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January 19, 2016 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Mandatory Installation from Web-Server.

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January 19, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Mandatory Installation from Web-Server.

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January 20, 2016 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Release Notes Supplement.

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January 20, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Release Notes Supplement.

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May 26, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Engine oil pressure priming.

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May 26, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine oil pressure priming.

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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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April 26, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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April 12, 2022 118530 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:PARKING ASSIST:WARNING

Parking Assist Sensors Providing False Warnings.

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April 15, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This dealer memo is an informational memo explaining the new mobile app (formerly Car-Net app) as well as new tips for March.

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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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March 10, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

MQB KESSY adaptation tip. Updated to include Taos.

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

Discharged Battery, Diagnosis for excessive current draw.

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March 14, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Engine oil consumption measurement. Update procedure and work sheet.

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March 22, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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September 28, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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February 24, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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February 21, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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February 3, 2022 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Brake Rotor, Vibration / Pulsation Instruction (U.S. Only)

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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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January 5, 2022 160000 STRUCTURE

Water under transportation wrapping appears as paint defect. Update model year applicability.

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January 5, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Water under transportation wrapping appears as paint defect. Update model year applicability.

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December 13, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Cleaning of R1234YF Refrigerant Circuit. Updated to include Atlas front bumper R & I w/ labor operation number

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December 8, 2021 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Bake Vibration, Pulsation, Noise when braking during PDI

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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 22, 2021 091000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE

This Document was revised to include 2022 Model Year information

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November 22, 2021 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

This Document was revised to include 2022 Model Year information

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November 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update to model year applicability.

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January 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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November 5, 2021 115010 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BODY CONTROL MODULE:SOFTWARE

Diagnostic assistance for Hands free calling, Voice commands, Emergency call and Communication.

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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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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 9, 2021 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Cleaning of R1234YF Refrigerant Circuit. Updated to add “Atlas Only” to clamping washer required part in parts table.

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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 18, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SD creator instruction, updated to include model year 2022.

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August 12, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Cleaning of R1234YF Refrigerant Circuit. Updated to correct part number.

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August 18, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

SD creator instruction, updated to include model year 2022.

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August 13, 2021 116340 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:IMMOBILIZER/PROXIMITY:KEY/SENDER

Immobilizer Key adaptation test plan. Update to model applicability.

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August 26, 2021 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Rest procedure for OCU

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August 26, 2021 118310 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:DRIVER MONITORING:SOFTWARE

Ready status for J949 Emergency Call Module and Communication Unit. Model/model year update to existing tip.

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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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July 28, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Cleaning of R1234YF Refrigerant Circuit

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July 28, 2021 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Cleaning of R1234YF Refrigerant Circuit

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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 24, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Vehicle delivery by-pack instruction.

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June 24, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Vehicle delivery by-pack instruction.

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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 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 11, 2021 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Reverse gear function note.

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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 21, 2021 061500 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION

Properly checking and reading engine oil level instruction

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

R1234YF A/C Flush instruction, updated instruction step 27.

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May 18, 2021 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

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

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April 5, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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April 5, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update engine oil quality standard lists (attachments)

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April 9, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Parts ordering information

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April 30, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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March 12, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

A/C cap leak diagnosis.

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March 11, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Immobilizer Key/Key Remote Adaptation Test Plan, updated to include additional model and model year applicability.

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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 2, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Exterior lighting moisture in lens updated to exclude LED lighting.

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March 3, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Transmission Fluid requirements updated to include additional model year applicability.

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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 24, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

A/C system flush instruction. Updated to include an additional flush machine.

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March 26, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Rest procedure for Control Module for Emergency Call Module and Communication Unit -J949-

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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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December 18, 2020 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Battery Id for testing

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February 19, 2021 135000 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

Calibration Mirror(s) information for special tool VAS 6430

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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 22, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update to top tier brochure purchasing url.

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February 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

MQB KESSY adaptation tip.

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February 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Updated to include update recommended engine oil attachments.

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February 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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November 5, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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December 8, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Instruction on how to create S/D cards used to update programming on various control modules.

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December 1, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This dealer memo is an informational memo regarding the previous communication we sent out for the OCU3 Replacements. Dealers are still asking questions and we wanted to clarify further. The previous issue was fixed on 11/20/2020.

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November 18, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This dealer memo is an informational memo regarding to stop OCU3 Replacement until after 11/20/2020.

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

Updated to include an additional model year applicability.

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December 18, 2020 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Battery Id for testing

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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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January 29, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

MQB KESSY adaptation tip

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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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January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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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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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 160000 STRUCTURE

Water Migration Under the RAPGARDÿ¿ÿ¿ÿ¿ÿ® transportation protection. Updated to include additional model year applicability

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September 25, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

Updated to include additional models and model year applicability.

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July 24, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CarNet, No green light at PDI

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July 31, 2020 150000 SEAT BELTS

Seat belt igniter location information.

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May 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Addressing no green light for Car-Net. Update title.

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May 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Addressing no green light for Car-Net. Update title.

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April 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update to Volkswagen engine oil specification attachments.

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August 28, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Autonomous data event gathering

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August 28, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Autonomous data event gathering

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August 28, 2020 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Autonomous data event gathering

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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 14, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

By-pack instruction for PDI, include additional model year applicability.

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April 10, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Car-Net requirement at PDI.

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April 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Car-Net technical handling.

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April 1, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Addressing no green light for Car-Net.

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April 10, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Car-Net OCU information.

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April 30, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Voltage Drop Testing. Updated for picture clarity.

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August 7, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

metadata adjustment.

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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 6, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

To include additional model year applicability and procedural steps for A.C. line pin removal & installation.

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August 10, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Metadata update.

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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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September 15, 2020 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

Updated to include additional models and model year applicability.

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June 4, 2020 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Updated to include 2021 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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October 15, 2020 061500 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION

Engine oil level checking, updated to include model year 2021

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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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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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June 12, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Apple Car Play Information

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June 4, 2020 200000 WHEELS

Updated to include model year 2021

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June 4, 2020 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Updated to include model year 2021

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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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May 15, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Apple car play function.

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May 15, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Apple car play function.

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November 4, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

USB connector outside influence damage not covered by warranty.

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November 4, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Update to model year and model applicability

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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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March 20, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Autonomous data event gathering

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March 19, 2020 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

By-pack instruction for PDI, include additional 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 6, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Timing chain reset adaptation.

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October 29, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards.

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October 29, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards.

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January 24, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Remote start diagnostic information.

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November 25, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards.

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October 17, 2019 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Update model and model year applicability.

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February 5, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update to model metadata to accommodate 2019 Jetta pull-ahead.

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January 24, 2020 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Update to existing information. Update to model year applicability.

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February 21, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

ERP fault information.

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March 10, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Volkswagen After Sales Weekly Communication – March 10, 2020

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November 26, 2019 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Additional Maintenance Items section: Transmission, automatic: Change fluid and filter (excluding Canada) (only non-DSG Automatic Transmission) every 80,000 miles : REMOVED: “and filter”

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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 17, 2019 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Updated to include additional model and model year applicability.

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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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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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August 26, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Additional Maintenance Items section: Brake fluid: CHANGED TO: 3 years after registration and then every 2 years regardless of mileage” Sparkplugs: Replace at 40,000 miles: ADDED: Atlas Cross Sport Sparkplugs: Replace at 80,000 miles

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August 21, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Quick Reference Update Guide.

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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 23, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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July 17, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SD Set-up to Obtain Software updates.

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July 26, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Air Conditioning Compressor Leak Diagnosis.

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July 26, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Vehicle Fuse location assistance.

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March 12, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standards

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August 7, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Additional Maintenance Items section: Sparkplugs Replace at 40K miles: ADDED: GTI and Jetta GLI to exceptions. Sparkplugs Replace at 80K miles: ADDED: GTI and Jetta GLI to only models.

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2020 VOLKSWAGEN Golf R

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