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TSB List for the 1997 Volkswagen Golf

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STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE

  • TSB #9708129701D

    NHTSA ID #53634

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONCERNS WITH ANTI-THEFT ALARM SOUNDS AFTER IS SET AND CANNOT BE SWITCHED OFF. *YC

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • 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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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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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

  • TSB #9705159702A

    NHTSA ID #53612

    • Date Announced: MAY 15 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PROCEDURES APPLYING TO DISTRIBUTOR INSTALLATION ON UPDATED 2.0L ENGINES. *YC

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

  • TSB #15 9701

    NHTSA ID #53616

    • Date Announced: JUNE 04 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TOOTHED BELT RUNS TOWARDS OUTSIDE, WEARS OUT/ JUMPS OFF, AND CRACKS. *AK

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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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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #00 9706

    NHTSA ID #53633

    • Date Announced: JULY 31 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CHART IDENTIFIES WHICH TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULES (TMC) ARE AVAILABLE FOR VARIOUS STATES. *AK

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POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #970213970198

    NHTSA ID #54133

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 13 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONDITION WITH VEHICLES SHIFTER LEVER VIBRATING/KNOCKING IN 1ST, 2ND, 3RD OR 4TH GEARS. *YC

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #00 9706

    NHTSA ID #53633

    • Date Announced: JULY 31 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CHART IDENTIFIES WHICH TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULES (TMC) ARE AVAILABLE FOR VARIOUS STATES. *AK

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  • TSB #9705309704A

    NHTSA ID #53615

    • Date Announced: MAY 30 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONDITIONS WITH TRANSMISSION NOT SHIFTING INTO REVERSE AND IS DIFFICULT TO SHIFT IN/OUT OF REVERSE. *YC

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

  • TSB #34 9703

    NHTSA ID #53605

    • Date Announced: APRIL 11 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TRANSMISSION POPS OUT OF GEAR/SHIFTER FEELS LIKE IT HAS A DOUBLE DETENT WHEN SHIFTING INTO GEAR, AND WILL NOT MAINTAIN SHIFT ADJUSTMENT. *AK

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  • TSB #9704109702F

    NHTSA ID #53606

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DIFFICULTIES WITH SHIFT LEVER AND TRANSMISSION IS HARD TO SHIFT INTO REVERSE GEAR. *YC

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

  • TSB #34 9703

    NHTSA ID #53605

    • Date Announced: APRIL 11 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TRANSMISSION POPS OUT OF GEAR/SHIFTER FEELS LIKE IT HAS A DOUBLE DETENT WHEN SHIFTING INTO GEAR, AND WILL NOT MAINTAIN SHIFT ADJUSTMENT. *AK

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POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

  • TSB #9705309704A

    NHTSA ID #53615

    • Date Announced: MAY 30 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONDITIONS WITH TRANSMISSION NOT SHIFTING INTO REVERSE AND IS DIFFICULT TO SHIFT IN/OUT OF REVERSE. *YC

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  • TSB #9704109702F

    NHTSA ID #53606

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DIFFICULTIES WITH SHIFT LEVER AND TRANSMISSION IS HARD TO SHIFT INTO REVERSE GEAR. *YC

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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 #9704039704F

    NHTSA ID #53617

    • Date Announced: APRIL 03 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE MANUAL ON ELECTRIC WINDOW REGULATOR MOTORS. *YC

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

  • TSB #9705159702A

    NHTSA ID #53612

    • Date Announced: MAY 15 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PROCEDURES APPLYING TO DISTRIBUTOR INSTALLATION ON UPDATED 2.0L ENGINES. *YC

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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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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 #9704039704F

    NHTSA ID #53617

    • Date Announced: APRIL 03 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE MANUAL ON ELECTRIC WINDOW REGULATOR MOTORS. *YC

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VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #60 9704

    NHTSA ID #54060

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 14 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT PERTAINING TO POWER SUNROOF CONVENIENCE CLOSE FEATURE, FUNCTION CHANGE. *AK

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VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

  • TSB #92 9702

    NHTSA ID #53635

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 12 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PROGRAMMABLE INTERMITTENT WINDSHIELD WIPER, FUNCTION DELETED. *AK

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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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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:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

  • TSB #9707019705F

    NHTSA ID #53602

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VEHICLE PRODUCED WITH A "JAZZ" STICKER ATTACHED TO HATCHBACK MUST BE REMOVED. *YC

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SEATS

  • TSB #0101

    NHTSA ID #621613

    • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING LATCH SYSTEM LOWER ANCHORS AND TETHERS FOR CHILDREN, INSTALLING / RETROFITTING. *TT

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EQUIPMENT

  • 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:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #9802

    NHTSA ID #600825

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 16 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DISCONNECTING THE FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG UNIT. *YC

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

  • TSB #9703129702F

    NHTSA ID #53618

    • Date Announced: MARCH 12 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH NEW AIRBAG WARNING LABELS. *YC

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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 #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 - GOLF GTI T

    NHTSA ID #10122255

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 11 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Golf/GTI Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) - Technician and Detailer Inspections:

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  • TSB #PDI - GOLF GTI T

    NHTSA ID #10125765

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

    Summary: Golf 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 purch

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UNKNOWN OR OTHER

  • TSB #9805

    NHTSA ID #601876

    • Date Announced: JUNE 22 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON MAINTENANCE INTERVALS. *YC

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