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Recall List for the 2004 Volkswagen Beetle

Official recalls have been issued for the 2004 Volkswagen Beetle by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Volkswagen service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Volkswagen customer service.

  1. RECALL: Water Pump May Cause Failure Of Timing Belt

    A failure of the timing belt may cause the engine to shut down, potentially increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 07, 2014
    Vehicles Affected
    50
  2. RECALL: FMVSS 108/Aftermarket Combination Lamps

    Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 07, 2009
    Vehicles Affected
    16,270
  3. RECALL: Air Bag Frontal Crash Sensor Failure (Dual-Stage)

    In low-severity frontal impacts, the front air bags may deploy more forcefully than designed, increasing the possibility of injury to out-of-position front ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 17, 2008
    Vehicles Affected
    76,900
  4. RECALL: Master Cylinder Leak

    Loss of brake fluid can result in poor braking performance, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 29, 2007
    Vehicles Affected
    13,128
  5. RECALL: Malfunctioning Brake Light Switches

    The brake lights could become inoperative, or remain on. Failure to provide the proper signal when braking could lead to a crash without warning. Read more »

    Date Announced
    FEB 20, 2007
    Vehicles Affected
    1,002,000
  6. RECALL: Vw/Diesel Pumps Fastener

    Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source may lead to a fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    DEC 15, 2004
    Vehicles Affected
    19,284
  7. RECALL: Vw/Tire Information Label

    Exceeding the correct seating capacity in a vehicle puts occupants at risk for injury in a crash, and can result in vehicle overloading, which can affect ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    DEC 04, 2003
    Vehicles Affected
    15,115
  8. RECALL: Vw/Pods Disabled

    Should the pods control unit malfunction, the air bag system in the vehicle will not work as designed and may not be able to properly protect occupants ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    SEP 29, 2003
    Vehicles Affected
    333

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