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TSB List for the 2001 Volkswagen Beetle

The TSB information displayed below are summaries. Unfortunately we do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

  • TSB #0201

    NHTSA ID #633840

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REAR BRAKE PADS THAT APPEAR TO BE WORN PREMATURELY. *TT

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  • TSB #0001

    NHTSA ID #619137

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 27 2000
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THIS BULLETIN INVOLVES INSPECTING THE REAR BRAKE PADS DUE TO PREMATURE WORN. *TT

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #V011615 2014815

    NHTSA ID #10126870

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 20 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Update to include additional model year applicability.

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  • TSB #V171404 2012855

    NHTSA ID #10120329

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 02 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #V171403 2017813

    NHTSA ID #10124471

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 22 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #TT 24-08-01

    NHTSA ID #10124418

    • Date Announced: MAY 09 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (Models with 1.8T Engine - Pressure Loss issues): Fault code P1297 may be set and fuel mixtures may go lean if the vehicle is driven under load or revved up and then returned to idle. This document informs of what to do should th

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  • TSB #V011408 2014815

    NHTSA ID #10124302

    • Date Announced: MARCH 26 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #V171701 2012855

    NHTSA ID #10133344

    • Date Announced: JULY 05 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #V871506 2019947

    NHTSA ID #10123015

    • Date Announced: JULY 07 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #V871508 2005566

    NHTSA ID #10123013

    • Date Announced: JULY 07 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #V171302 2017813

    NHTSA ID #10125726

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #TT 28-01-09

    NHTSA ID #10125836

    • Date Announced: JUNE 14 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (Equipped with ALH TDI Engine - Glow Plug Replacement Tip): This document informs that there are 2 suppliers for the TDI glow plugs-Bosch and Beru. When replacing the glow plugs make sure that you do not mix stock. The vehicle

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  • TSB #11292005

    NHTSA ID #10018786

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 29 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ENGINE PRE-HEATER INSTALLATION. CALIX. *TT

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • TSB #TB-01-12-04

    NHTSA ID #10043602

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 10 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: GASOLINE ENGINES HAVE ROUGH IDLE, HAVE SIGNIFICANT LOSS OF POWER OR STALLING WITH REDUCED PERFORMANCE. *PE

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  • TSB #SAC-28F3/P1-REV

    NHTSA ID #10036496

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: GASOLINE ENGINE VEHICLES INSPECT, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IGNITION COILS. VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. MODELS PASSAT AND WAGON; GOLF; GTI; JETTA A

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  • TSB #SB-28F3

    NHTSA ID #10033207

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 28 2009
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: VEHICLES MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WILL ILLUMINATED TO LET YOU KNOW THAT THE VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE SOME DETERIORATION IN PER

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  • TSB #2010464

    NHTSA ID #10021962

    • Date Announced: MAY 14 2007
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: MIL IS ON AND/OR CATALYTIC CONVERTER IS RATTLING. *KB

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  • TSB #05012007

    NHTSA ID #10021950

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2007
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: EMISSIONS RECALL CIRCULAR. REPROGRAMMING OF ENGINE CONTROL MODULE AND REPLACEMENT OF MALFUNCTIONING OXYGEN SENSOR. *KB

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  • TSB #0501

    NHTSA ID #10016900

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 09 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: MIL IS ON AND OR CATALYTIC CONVERTER IS RATTLING. *SC

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  • TSB #0405

    NHTSA ID #10011901

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 03 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HYBRID OIL PAN, INSTALLING. *TT

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  • TSB #0410

    NHTSA ID #10007712

    • Date Announced: MAY 10 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: EVALUATING FUEL MIXTURE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) - HOW TO PERFORM EFFECTIVE DIAGNOSTIC RELATED TO FUEL SYSTEM ADAPTATION SYSTEM TOO RICH/ TOO LEAN. VOLKSWAGEN. *MJ

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  • TSB #0409

    NHTSA ID #10007711

    • Date Announced: MAY 10 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: EVALUATING FUEL MIXTURE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES- HOW TO PERFORM EFFECTIVE DIAGNOSIS RELATED TO FUEL SYSTEM ADAPTATION - SYSTEM TOO RICH/TOO LEAN. VOLKSWAGEN. *MJ

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

  • TSB #SA-28F3

    NHTSA ID #10033216

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: (REVISED) VEHICLES MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WILL ILLUMINATED TO LET YOU KNOW THAT VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE SOME DETERIORATION

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER

  • TSB #TT 20-09-06

    NHTSA ID #10124482

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 29 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (TDI Engine - N75 Solenoid Valve Diagnosis): This document informs with graphical aid the testing of the N75 Solenoid Valve in the event of a turbocharger fault code such as P0299 or P0234. This applies to Mechanical Injection St

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  • TSB #TT 21-13-01

    NHTSA ID #10125837

    • Date Announced: JUNE 28 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE

  • TSB #010702

    NHTSA ID #10021315

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 11 2007
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DTC'S P1297 (17705) OR P1557 (17965) STORED IN DTC MEMORY. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY INTAKE HOSES LEAKING (DURING BOOST CONDITIONS) DUE TO INCORRECT TORQUE ON CLAMPS OR IMPROPER PLACEMENT, WORN OR TORN INTAKE HOSES. *KB

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

  • TSB #2015831

    NHTSA ID #10026848

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 28 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: EXHAUST HEAT SHIELD, REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES. HEAT SHIELDS ARE TO BE INSPECTED AFTER COMPLETION O ANY TYPE OF REPAIR TO THE UNDERBODY (EXHAUST SYSTEM TRANSMISSION, ETC.), AND IF DAMAGED, REPLACED. *PE

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

  • TSB #SAC-28F3/P1-REV

    NHTSA ID #10036496

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: GASOLINE ENGINE VEHICLES INSPECT, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IGNITION COILS. VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. MODELS PASSAT AND WAGON; GOLF; GTI; JETTA A

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #V011602 2014815

    NHTSA ID #10121123

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 05 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical tips on what to do if improper gasoline has been added to the vehicle.

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  • TSB #V011503 2014815

    NHTSA ID #10121246

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 20 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Discusses the issues associated with using contaiminated gasoline. There are recommendations to use top tier gasoline retailers

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FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

  • TSB #TT 20-09-06

    NHTSA ID #10124482

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 29 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (TDI Engine - N75 Solenoid Valve Diagnosis): This document informs with graphical aid the testing of the N75 Solenoid Valve in the event of a turbocharger fault code such as P0299 or P0234. This applies to Mechanical Injection St

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

  • TSB #TT 20-13-01

    NHTSA ID #10121536

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 10 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #TT 37-06-06

    NHTSA ID #10125833

    • Date Announced: JUNE 14 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (Vehicles with 09G or 09A Transmission -- Replacing Transmission): This document informs If you replace one of these transmissions, check ETKA to see if you must also replace the Transmission Control Module (TCM) at the same ti

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

  • TSB #TT 37-06-06

    NHTSA ID #10125833

    • Date Announced: JUNE 14 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (Vehicles with 09G or 09A Transmission -- Replacing Transmission): This document informs If you replace one of these transmissions, check ETKA to see if you must also replace the Transmission Control Module (TCM) at the same ti

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

  • TSB #TT 32-14-01

    NHTSA ID #10120207

    • Date Announced: JULY 04 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #TT 64-14-02

    NHTSA ID #10122956

    • Date Announced: MAY 08 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB # TB-94-10-02

    NHTSA ID #10036467

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 09 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: HEADLIGHTS MAY INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. THE HEADLAMPS OR INSIDE LIGHTS INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE SPEED. AT IDLE SPEED THE ALTERNATOR VOLTAGE CAN FLUCTUATE, AS THE ALTERNATOR CANNOT FULLY COMPENSATE THE F

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  • TSB #0603

    NHTSA ID #10019085

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 30 2006
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1176 IS STORED IN DTC MEMORY (NEW BEETLE 1.8T, ENGINE CODE APH). *NM

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  • TSB #0502

    NHTSA ID #10012457

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 14 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1603 (18011) STORED IN DTC MEMORY. *TT

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  • TSB #010103

    NHTSA ID #622406

    • Date Announced: JUNE 27 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1297 OR P1557 ARE STORED IN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE MEMORY. MAY BE CAUSED BY INTAKE HOSES LEAKING DUE TO CLAMPS INCORRECTLY TORQUED OR IMPROPERLY PLACED, WORN / TORN INTAKE HOSES ETC.

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  • TSB #260101

    NHTSA ID #621618

    • Date Announced: JUNE 06 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE POWER SURGE ON THE SECONDARY AIR PUMP BLOWS 40 AMP. FUSE. *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #V271503 2016076

    NHTSA ID #10121265

    • Date Announced: MARCH 12 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #V271501 2011894

    NHTSA ID #10121196

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 16 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #TB-09-10-02

    NHTSA ID #10035204

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 09 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: HEADLIGHTS MAY INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. AT IDLE SPEED THE ALTERNATOR VOLTAGE CAN FLUCTUATE, AS THE ALTERNATOR CANNOT FULLY COMPENSATE THE FLUCTUATIONS. SOME ELECTRIC CONSUMERS COME ON IN CYCLES OR HAVE NO CONSTANT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

  • TSB #TB-09-10-02

    NHTSA ID #10035204

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 09 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: HEADLIGHTS MAY INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. AT IDLE SPEED THE ALTERNATOR VOLTAGE CAN FLUCTUATE, AS THE ALTERNATOR CANNOT FULLY COMPENSATE THE FLUCTUATIONS. SOME ELECTRIC CONSUMERS COME ON IN CYCLES OR HAVE NO CONSTANT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

  • TSB # TB-94-10-02

    NHTSA ID #10036467

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 09 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: HEADLIGHTS MAY INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. THE HEADLAMPS OR INSIDE LIGHTS INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE SPEED. AT IDLE SPEED THE ALTERNATOR VOLTAGE CAN FLUCTUATE, AS THE ALTERNATOR CANNOT FULLY COMPENSATE THE F

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

  • TSB #970102

    NHTSA ID #10022464

    • Date Announced: JUNE 25 2007
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: WIRING HARNESS, COOLANT CONTAMINATION AT INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *KB

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

  • TSB #0103

    NHTSA ID #626970

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 15 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER MALFUNCTION. *SLC

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  • TSB #900101

    NHTSA ID #621623

    • Date Announced: JUNE 27 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING MALFUNCTIONING INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *TT

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  • TSB #0102

    NHTSA ID #621611

    • Date Announced: MAY 08 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: A CONDITION MAY EXIST WITH COOLANT LEAKING FROM THE COOLANT RESERVOIR BOTTLE WIRING CONNECTOR CONTAMINATING THE WIRING HARNESS AND / OR CONTAMINATION RESULTING IN VARIOUS MALFUNCTIONS OF THE INSTRUMENT PLANEL. *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

  • TSB #SAC-28F3/P1-REV

    NHTSA ID #10036496

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: GASOLINE ENGINE VEHICLES INSPECT, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IGNITION COILS. VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. MODELS PASSAT AND WAGON; GOLF; GTI; JETTA A

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  • TSB #SA-28F3

    NHTSA ID #10033216

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: (REVISED) VEHICLES MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WILL ILLUMINATED TO LET YOU KNOW THAT VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE SOME DETERIORATION

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  • TSB #SB-28F3

    NHTSA ID #10033207

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 28 2009
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: VEHICLES MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WILL ILLUMINATED TO LET YOU KNOW THAT THE VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE SOME DETERIORATION IN PER

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  • TSB #WG

    NHTSA ID #10005665

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REPLACEMENT OF THE IGNITION COILS. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT IF ONE OF THE VEHICLE'S IGNITION COIL FAILS, ROUGH IDLING OR REDUCED DRIVING POWER COULD OCCUR IN ADDITION TO ILLUMINATION OF THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP LIGHT. *TT *MJ

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DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

  • TSB #TT 90-16-01

    NHTSA ID #10126895

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 07 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Circuit repair procedure to correct vehicle speed sensor input when an instrument cluster is replaced. This is addressing the updated construction of the instrument cluster.

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  • TSB #TT 91-16-03

    NHTSA ID #10121086

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 29 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Beetle-Coding the Replacement Instrument Cluster

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #TT001703

    NHTSA ID #10133469

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 10 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tip for Scan tool concerns that may occur duing a test plan

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  • TSB #Quick Reference

    NHTSA ID #10130748

    • Date Announced: MARCH 13 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Quick Reference of vehicle concerns. Includes a list of Software versions and the technical bulletin numbers that referred to the concerns Updated

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  • TSB #Ref. - Reflash U

    NHTSA ID #10128084

    • Date Announced: MAY 20 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Quick Reference Update Guide of the vehicles expected upgraded software level. The latest corresponding technical bulletins that address the issues, and concerns that have been had with the vehicles.

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  • TSB #Update 02122016

    NHTSA ID #10127681

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Quick Reference of vehicle concerns. Includes a list of Software versions and the technical bulletin numbers that referred to the concerns Updated

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  • TSB #TT 00-14-03

    NHTSA ID #10122629

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 27 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #Quick Reference

    NHTSA ID #10120284

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 29 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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  • TSB #Reference - Refl

    NHTSA ID #10124367

    • Date Announced: APRIL 29 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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EXTERIOR LIGHTING

  • TSB #V941501 2011521

    NHTSA ID #10121257

    • Date Announced: MARCH 27 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #V941403 2011521

    NHTSA ID #10120169

    • Date Announced: JUNE 04 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

  • TSB #V941402 2011521

    NHTSA ID #10124287

    • Date Announced: MARCH 06 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB # TB-94-10-02

    NHTSA ID #10036467

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 09 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: HEADLIGHTS MAY INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. THE HEADLAMPS OR INSIDE LIGHTS INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE SPEED. AT IDLE SPEED THE ALTERNATOR VOLTAGE CAN FLUCTUATE, AS THE ALTERNATOR CANNOT FULLY COMPENSATE THE F

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  • TSB #TB-09-10-02

    NHTSA ID #10035204

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 09 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: HEADLIGHTS MAY INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. AT IDLE SPEED THE ALTERNATOR VOLTAGE CAN FLUCTUATE, AS THE ALTERNATOR CANNOT FULLY COMPENSATE THE FLUCTUATIONS. SOME ELECTRIC CONSUMERS COME ON IN CYCLES OR HAVE NO CONSTANT

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

  • TSB #0401

    NHTSA ID #10006057

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 17 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NEW STYLE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH REQUIRES CARE DURING INSTALLATION TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO SWITCH. *TT

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  • TSB #102

    NHTSA ID #10004523

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 22 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SAFETY RECALL - WT - BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH. *TT

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  • TSB #31703

    NHTSA ID #10004522

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 13 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SAFETY RECALL - WT - NEW BEETLE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH. *TT

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VISIBILITY

  • TSB #V921502 2026253

    NHTSA ID #10123011

    • Date Announced: JULY 22 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

  • TSB #TT 64-14-02

    NHTSA ID #10122956

    • Date Announced: MAY 08 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

  • TSB #TT 64-14-02

    NHTSA ID #10122956

    • Date Announced: MAY 08 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #0603

    NHTSA ID #10020720

    • Date Announced: APRIL 26 2006
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DOOR WINDOWS, MAY SEPERATE FROM WINDOW REGULATOR CLAMPS. *KB

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  • TSB #0307

    NHTSA ID #10001570

    • Date Announced: APRIL 04 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DRIVER AND PASSENGER DOOR WINDOW REGULATOR REPAIRS. *TT

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VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #SA-60A7-S9

    NHTSA ID #10034069

    • Date Announced: MAY 07 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. INSPECT, CLEAN AND MODIFY SUNROOF DRAINS FOR CERTAIN VOLKSWAGEN VEHICLES AND REVISED MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE; SUNROOF DRAIN INSPECTION AND CLEANING. NO MODELS OR MODEL

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VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:BLOWER

  • TSB #0201

    NHTSA ID #633842

    • Date Announced: MARCH 04 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FRESH AIR BLOWER MOTOR, INOPERATIVE AT AMBIENT AIR TEMPERATURES NEAR OR BELOW FREEZING. *TT

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VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

  • TSB #TT 64-14-02

    NHTSA ID #10122240

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 24 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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SEAT BELTS

  • TSB #0006

    NHTSA ID #614924

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 08 2000
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD RESTRAINT LATCH GUIDANCE FIXTURES, COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 225. *TT

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  • TSB #0007

    NHTSA ID #614925

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 08 2000
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD RESTRAINT LATCH GUIDANCE FIXTURE, INSTALLING AT PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI). *TT

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STRUCTURE

  • TSB #0402

    NHTSA ID #10007885

    • Date Announced: MAY 10 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DRIVER AND PASSENGER DOOR WINDOW REGULATOR REPAIRING. *MJ ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING DOOR WINDOW, SEPARATES FROM WINDOW REGULATOR CLAMPS. *TT

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STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

  • TSB #2015831

    NHTSA ID #10026848

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 28 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: EXHAUST HEAT SHIELD, REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES. HEAT SHIELDS ARE TO BE INSPECTED AFTER COMPLETION O ANY TYPE OF REPAIR TO THE UNDERBODY (EXHAUST SYSTEM TRANSMISSION, ETC.), AND IF DAMAGED, REPLACED. *PE

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STRUCTURE:BODY

  • TSB #V501604 2014370

    NHTSA ID #10121169

    • Date Announced: MARCH 28 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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SEATS

  • TSB #VLS0112

    NHTSA ID #621616

    • Date Announced: JUNE 08 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD RESTRAINT INSTALLATION USING THE LATCH SYSTEM (LOWER ANCHORS AND TETHERS FOR CHILDREN). *TT

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INTERIOR LIGHTING

  • TSB #0204

    NHTSA ID #10000544

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 22 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0410, P0411, P1200, OR P1423 STORED. *TT

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #TT 00-16-02

    NHTSA ID #10126899

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 28 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Reminder for dealers to reference the repair manual and replace all necessary fasteners (bolts, nuts) that cannot be re-used

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  • TSB #1214156

    NHTSA ID #10069833

    • Date Announced: JUNE 10 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #V871508 2005566

    NHTSA ID #10123013

    • Date Announced: JULY 07 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #Elsa 6-22-15

    NHTSA ID #10128104

    • Date Announced: JUNE 22 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech

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  • TSB #V941403 2011521

    NHTSA ID #10120169

    • Date Announced: JUNE 04 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #V001404 2010380

    NHTSA ID #10124348

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #TT 20-13-01

    NHTSA ID #10121536

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 10 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #V871622 2019947

    NHTSA ID #10126861

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 24 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Update to model year applicability.

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  • TSB #V871506 2019947

    NHTSA ID #10123015

    • Date Announced: JULY 07 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #V871409 2019947

    NHTSA ID #10120316

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 24 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #V871402 2005566

    NHTSA ID #10124340

    • Date Announced: APRIL 18 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #V871401 2005566

    NHTSA ID #10124289

    • Date Announced: MARCH 27 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #V851401 2012432

    NHTSA ID #10122252

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 22 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #TT 87-10-05

    NHTSA ID #10124477

    • Date Announced: JULY 23 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (Air Conditioning Does not Operate): This document informs of concerns of no or intermittent A/C operation where pressure diagnosis does not lead to a cause, be sure to check the N25 A/C clutch coil. The fan control module may se

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #TT 200901

    NHTSA ID #10125661

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 18 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Update to existing tip for fuel quality checking.

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  • TSB #1-2017 Update

    NHTSA ID #10128055

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #V691601 2010479

    NHTSA ID #10126785

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 31 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Update model year applicability to include 2017.

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  • TSB #V871620 2005566

    NHTSA ID #10126783

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 12 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Update model and model year applicability.

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  • TSB #TT 97-12-02

    NHTSA ID #10127969

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 23 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #Elsa 6-29-15

    NHTSA ID #10128105

    • Date Announced: JUNE 29 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #Elsa 6-22-15

    NHTSA ID #10128104

    • Date Announced: JUNE 22 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech

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  • TSB #V941501 2011521

    NHTSA ID #10121257

    • Date Announced: MARCH 27 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #PDI - BEETLE TEC

    NHTSA ID #10125768

    • Date Announced: JULY 17 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #TT 00-13-02

    NHTSA ID #10125635

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 22 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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CHILD SEAT:LATCH CONNECTOR

  • TSB #TB-00-10-06

    NHTSA ID #10036493

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 30 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: CHILD RESTRAINT LATCH GUIDANCE FIXTURE; COMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS 225 (USA ONLY). UPDATE TO EXISTING TECHNICAL BULLETIN. NO PRODUCTION CHANGE REQUIRED. ALL MODELS. *PE

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CHILD SEAT:VEHICLE LATCH ANCHOR

  • TSB #TB-00-10-06

    NHTSA ID #10036493

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 30 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: CHILD RESTRAINT LATCH GUIDANCE FIXTURE; COMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS 225 (USA ONLY). UPDATE TO EXISTING TECHNICAL BULLETIN. NO PRODUCTION CHANGE REQUIRED. ALL MODELS. *PE

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