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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
5 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
6 / 0
Average Mileage:
18,490 miles

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2012 Volkswagen Passat seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2012 Volkswagen Passat Owner Comments (Page 1 of 6)

problem #115

Dec 212016

Passat

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2012 Volkswagen Passat. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V078000 (air bags). The part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The VIN was invalid. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Rochester, MA, USA

problem #114

Apr 012016

Passat

  • miles
The contact owns a 2012 Volkswagen Passat. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V078000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Freeland, MI, USA

problem #113

Dec 122016

Passat

  • miles
Takata recall. This has been a recall for 10 months now. How long do they legally have to fix this?

- Abilene, TX, USA

problem #112

Mar 012016

Passat

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I received a recall notice in the mail for the airbag. I have called and visited VW dealers and was told that the airbag replacement isn't available as of yet.

- Alvin, TX, USA

problem #111

Feb 092016

Passat

  • miles
"takata recall" nothing has happened yet, but I'm scared to death each time I get into my car. I'm a nervous wreck. Since February 9th when I got the first notice. Why am I having to put my life in danger each time I drive. This is unacceptable. What can anone do to rectify this problem and it a big one for this 76 year old widow?

- Murphys, CA, USA

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problem #110

Dec 012016

Passat

  • miles
Takata recall. Told by dealership replacement may not be available un til the second quarter of next year. I am a seniorcitizen and fearful of driving my car. I also babysit my infant granddaughter and need to have her in my car I would be distraute if anything would happen while drivi ng. I believe waiting until who knows when is unacceptable. I am putting my life in jeapardy each time I drive.

- Grove City, OH, USA

problem #109

Dec 092016

Passat

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2012 Volkswagen Passat. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V078000 (air bags); however, the part for the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Poplar Globe, IL, USA

problem #108

Dec 022016

Passat

  • miles
Takata recall recall was issued Feb 2016 as to this date VW has not made any repairs nor do they even know when and if repairs are to be made! VW dealer has no idea of when anything will be done and says they are not going to fix airbags!

- Winter Springs, FL, USA

problem #107

Dec 012016

Passat

  • miles
Takata recall- car is still not fixed and there is a large decrease in value.

- Newark, DE, USA

problem #106

Feb 092016

Passat

  • miles
Takata recall I've been waiting since 2/9/2016 for a replacement of: Takata sdi driver frontal airbag. There is still no date as to when this will be fixed nor any indication of what I can do keep myself safe. I drive this car everyday and need a fix soon for this.

- Waltham, MA, USA

problem #105

Feb 092016

Passat

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Takata recall - still waiting for recall fix, nothing since April 2016, riding around with a death wish isn't funny.

- Hanover Township, PA, USA

problem #104

Jun 012016

Passat

  • 0 miles
Takata recall.....do I have to keep waiting for a fix"....my family drives this everyday and we have been waiting for 6 months.....can I return the car"

- Temecula, CA, USA

problem #103

Mar 162016

Passat

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2012 Volkswagen Passat. The contact received a recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 16V078000 (air bags). The contact stated that the parts needed for the recall remedy were still not available and the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. The VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Upper Marlboro, MD, USA

problem #102

Aug 282015

Passat

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2012 Volkswagen Passat. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V078000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Cincinnati, OH, USA

problem #101

Jun 012016

Passat

  • miles
"takata recall" Volkswagen does not want to buy my car back on a trade in. I was told the airbag issue has impacted the value.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #100

Nov 032016

Passat

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2012 Volkswagen Passat. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V078000 (air bags). The part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- New City, NY, USA

problem #99

Apr 012016

Passat

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2012 Volkswagen Passat. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V078000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repair were not yet available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Bakersfield, CA, USA

problem #98

Nov 012016

Passat

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2012 Volkswagen Passat. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V078000 (air bags); however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Alvin, TX, USA

problem #97

Oct 312016

Passat

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2012 Volkswagen Passat. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V078000 (air bags). The part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Temple Terrace, FL, USA

problem #96

Oct 312016

Passat

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2012 Volkswagen Passat. The contact received a recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 16V078000 (air bags). The contact stated that the parts needed for the recall remedy were still not available. The manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Wyoming, PA, USA

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