ANNOUNCEMENT: The Car Book 2018 is now online!

Ratings on over 1,000 new & used models going back 5 years, from the Center from Auto Safety. Learn more about The Car Book 2018 here.

Recall List for the 1998 Volkswagen Passat

Official recalls have been issued for the 1998 Volkswagen Passat 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: FMVSS 108/Replacement Headlamps/Amber Reflector

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

    Date Announced
    MAY 11, 2009
    Vehicles Affected
    42,540
  2. RECALL: Vw/Filler Neck/Tire Abrasion

    Fuel leakage can occur increasing the risk of a fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JAN 25, 2002
    Vehicles Affected
    487,284
  3. RECALL: Vw/Tie Rods

    If moisture and/or dust particles enter the swivel bearing mechanism, the swivel bearing could wear over time diminishing the steering control of the vehicle. Read more »

    Date Announced
    SEP 13, 1999
    Vehicles Affected
    51,900
  4. RECALL: Vw/Brake Booster

    This condition could cause insufficient vacuum to be provided to the brake booster. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 21, 1999
    Vehicles Affected
    88,121
  5. RECALL: Vw/Intake Air Screen

    Screen pieces could enter the intake air flow system and prevent the throttle plate from returning to its full idle position. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUN 22, 1998
    Vehicles Affected
    19,800

Browse Other Passat Years