TSB List for the 2001 Volkswagen Beetle

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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 AND ENGINE COOLING

  • 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: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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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • 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 #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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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

  • 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:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

  • 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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SEAT BELTS

  • 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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  • 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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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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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 #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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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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