TSB List for the 2003 Volkswagen Beetle

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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 #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 #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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POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #0401

    NHTSA ID #10006517

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 23 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REVERSE GEAR, DIFFICULT TO ENGAGE OR DISENGAGE. *MR

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #VWP-10-06

    NHTSA ID #10037805

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 03 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: WARRANTY INFORMATION FOR TH E TRANSMISSION VALVE BODY. *RM

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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 #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 #0412

    NHTSA ID #10007887

    • Date Announced: MAY 19 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) STORED IN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) MEMORY. *MJ

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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: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-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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  • 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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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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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL

  • TSB #0305

    NHTSA ID #10005664

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

    Summary: FRONT TURN SIGNAL BLINKS TOO FAST. FRONT TURN SIGNAL, REPLACING BULB SOCKET. *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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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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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 #VH

    NHTSA ID #10008405

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

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN HAS FOUND THAT THE WINDOW CLAMP BOLTS ON SOME 2003 MODEL YEAR NEW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES MAY BECOME LOOSE. ADDITIONALLY, THE PRESS BUTTON FOR THE CONVERTIBLE TOP AND THE HEADLINING CABLES ON THE CONVERTIBLE TOP OF THESE VEH

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  • TSB #VF

    NHTSA ID #10007011

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

    Summary: WINDOW CLAMP BOLTS MAY BECOME LOOSE ON CERTAIN CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES. ADDITIONALLY, THE PRESS BUTTON ON THE CONVERTIBLE TOP REQUIRES REPLACEMENT. *TT

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  • TSB #VE

    NHTSA ID #10007012

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

    Summary: WINDOW CLAMP BOLTS ON CERTAIN CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES MAY BECOME LOOSE. *TT

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  • TSB #0202

    NHTSA ID #10000811

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 05 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ARMREST, LOOSE, DOES NOT RATCHET CORRECTLY. *TT

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STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

  • TSB #0302

    NHTSA ID #10002062

    • Date Announced: JUNE 16 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TAILGATE/TRUNK LID HARD TO CLOSE. *TT

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  • TSB #0301

    NHTSA ID #10002061

    • Date Announced: JUNE 06 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TAILGATE/TRUNK LID HARD TO CLOSE. *TT

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STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

  • TSB #610501

    NHTSA ID #10012761

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

    Summary: HEADLINER, LOOSE AROUND REAR GLASS. *TT

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  • TSB #0303

    NHTSA ID #10003931

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 25 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONVERTIBLE TOP FRAME, MODIFYING TO NEW ROOF LEADING EDGE TRIM. *TT

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VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

  • TSB #0303

    NHTSA ID #10005663

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 02 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ACCELERATOR PEDAL ASSEMBLY, INSTALLING REPLACEMENT PART. REPLACEMENT ACCELERATOR PEDAL ASSEMBLY DOES NOT FIT OVER LOWER MOUNTING STUD. *TT

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #TT57-13-04

    NHTSA ID #10070787

    • Date Announced: JULY 05 2013
    • 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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