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TSB List for the 2001 Volkswagen Passat

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STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

  • TSB #092603

    NHTSA ID #10006830

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 26 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ZF VH RECALL OF THE ZF STEERING PUMP, SUPPLIED TO WD'S FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE AUDI A4 PASSAT P/N 8D0 145 156FX INSTEAD OF THE CORRECT ZF P/N 7691 955 276ZW. 2004 AUDI A4 ALSO INCLUDED. *TT

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BRAKES (PWS)

  • TSB #TT45-06-54

    NHTSA ID #10070773

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 16 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

  • TSB #P 9-66C8

    NHTSA ID #10025923

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: 2001-2005 MODELS: SERVICE AIR PLENUM AREA TO IMPROVE DRAINAGE AND INSTALL IMPROVED POLLEN FILTER SEAL. WATER COULD LEAK INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. 2002 MODELS COULD HAVE LEAKS INTO THE BRAKE BOOSTER. *PE

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

  • TSB #0517

    NHTSA ID #10016037

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

    Summary: ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) CONTROL MODULE WARRANTY REPAIR PROCESS. *TT

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SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

  • TSB #TT-45-06-54

    NHTSA ID #10051242

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 16 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: UPDATE TO INFORMATION. PROVIDING CORRECT CODING VALUES FOR ABS CONTROL MODULES ON CERTAIN VEHICLES WITHOUT CAN-BUS. MODELS 1998-2002 PASSAT. *PE

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #V011615 2014815

    NHTSA ID #10126870

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 20 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Update to include additional model year applicability.

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  • 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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  • TSB #TT 24-08-01

    NHTSA ID #10124418

    • Date Announced: MAY 09 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (Models with 1.8T Engine - Pressure Loss issues): Fault code P1297 may be set and fuel mixtures may go lean if the vehicle is driven under load or revved up and then returned to idle. This document informs of what to do should th

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  • TSB #V011408 2014815

    NHTSA ID #10124302

    • Date Announced: MARCH 26 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin The use of contaminated gasoline, seasonal fuel changes (summer/winter fuel) or gasoline with a low content of deposit control additives may result in one or more of the following conditions: -Excessive accumulation of

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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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  • TSB #V871506 2019947

    NHTSA ID #10123015

    • Date Announced: JULY 07 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin (Air Conditioning, Cleaning of the Refrigerant Circuit (U.S.Only)): In cases where an air conditioning system component (such as a compressor or other system component) has failed and debris from the compressor or compon

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  • TSB #V871508 2005566

    NHTSA ID #10123013

    • Date Announced: JULY 07 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): Unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Odor mainly occurs after vehicle has been sitting (unused) at least 5 hours and within 20 to 60 seconds after vehicle is first start

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  • TSB #V171302 2017813

    NHTSA ID #10125726

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin (Oil Consumption Measurement): Customer states oil consumption is higher than the Volkswagen oil consumption standard of up to 0.5 quarts per 600 miles, or 0.5 liters per 1000 km. In order to provide effective lubrica

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  • TSB #004

    NHTSA ID #10011567

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 09 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE (ECT) SENSOR. *TC

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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 #TB-07-09-06

    NHTSA ID #10030369

    • Date Announced: MAY 18 2009
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: ENGINE OIL PRESSURE TOO LOW, LIGHT IS ON, ENGINE FLUSH. THE LOW ENGINE OIL PRESSURE CONDITION MAY BE CAUSED BY A RESTRICTION OF THE OIL PUMP SUCTION LINE STRAINER. *PE

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  • TSB #2013233

    NHTSA ID #10021437

    • Date Announced: MARCH 30 2007
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ENGINE OIL PRESSURE TOO LOW, LIGHT IS ON, ENGINE FLUSH. *KB

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  • TSB #0401

    NHTSA ID #10009887

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 26 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ENGINE OIL SPECIFICATIONS, OIL CAPACITY, OIL FILTER. *TT

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  • TSB #0403

    NHTSA ID #10010539

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

    Summary: VALVE COVER, DIAGNOSING OIL LEAKAGE FROM GASKETS. *TT

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  • TSB #0402

    NHTSA ID #10009888

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 05 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: LOW ENGINE OIL PRESSURE LIGHT IS ON. *TT

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  • TSB #0421

    NHTSA ID #10009874

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 04 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OIL SLUDGE - WARRANTY EXTENSION FOR 1998-2004 MODEL YEAR VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT WITH 1.8L TURBO ENGINE US AND CANADIAN DEALERS. SERVICE CIRCULAR. *TT

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  • TSB #0421

    NHTSA ID #10009873

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

    Summary: WARRANTY EXTENSION COVERING CERTAIN OIL SLUDGE RELATED REPAIRS. *TT

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  • TSB #0403

    NHTSA ID #10008913

    • Date Announced: JULY 12 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ENGINE, FLUCTUATING IDLE OR IDLE SPEED TOO LOW. *MJ

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  • TSB #0402

    NHTSA ID #10008086

    • Date Announced: JUNE 22 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ENGINE, FLUCTUATING IDLE OR IDLE SPEED TOO LOW. *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:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER

  • TSB #TT 21-13-01

    NHTSA ID #10125837

    • Date Announced: JUNE 28 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (Equipped with Turbocharged Engine Turbocharger Replacement Tip): If mechanical damage is found to the turbocharger (e.g. damaged compression wheel, loose or broken shaft), it is not enough to just replace the turbocharger. Thi

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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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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

  • TSB #0513

    NHTSA ID #10016097

    • Date Announced: JULY 28 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: UPDATE PROGRAMMING FOR CATALYTIC CONVERTER SYSTEM. *SC

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

  • TSB #V011602 2014815

    NHTSA ID #10121123

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 05 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical tips on what to do if improper gasoline has been added to the vehicle.

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  • TSB #V011503 2014815

    NHTSA ID #10121246

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 20 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Discusses the issues associated with using contaiminated gasoline. There are recommendations to use top tier gasoline retailers

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

  • TSB #TT 20-13-01

    NHTSA ID #10121536

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 10 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (ECM Fault P1250 "Fuel Level Too Low" Will Not Clear): This document informs to clear static ECM fault P1250 "Fuel Level Too Low", add fuel to vehicle and complete a road test of at least 10 miles. Simply adding fuel without co

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  • TSB #TT 90-12-06

    NHTSA ID #10073867

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 05 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

  • TSB #TT 32-14-01

    NHTSA ID #10120207

    • Date Announced: JULY 04 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (Torque Converter/Flywheel/Flexplate installation): Incorrect torque converter or flywheel/flexplate installation can result in transmission damage. When installing an engine, flywheel or transmission, please follow the installat

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #A971861 2013504-

    NHTSA ID #10144652

    • Date Announced: JUNE 06 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This information bulletin contains instructions for checking the pins/terminals for contacts and nano contacts.

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  • 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 #2038996

    NHTSA ID #10070383

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 19 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #2038996

    NHTSA ID #10070377

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 12 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #561 065 760 A as

    NHTSA ID #10124454

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Assembly Instructions: Installation of original remote start feature accessory, Volkswagen Passat.

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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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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #V271503 2016076

    NHTSA ID #10121265

    • Date Announced: MARCH 12 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin: Battery, Discharged, Diagnosis for Excessive Static Current Draw

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  • TSB #V271501 2011894

    NHTSA ID #10121196

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 16 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin: Battery, Testing and Charging Using Midtronics VAS6161, MCR340V, InCharge 940, or GRX3000VAS Charger

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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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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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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #TT001703

    NHTSA ID #10133469

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 10 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tip for Scan tool concerns that may occur duing a test plan

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  • TSB #Quick Reference

    NHTSA ID #10130748

    • Date Announced: MARCH 13 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Quick Reference of vehicle concerns. Includes a list of Software versions and the technical bulletin numbers that referred to the concerns Updated

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  • TSB #Ref. - Reflash U

    NHTSA ID #10128084

    • Date Announced: MAY 20 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Quick Reference Update Guide of the vehicles expected upgraded software level. The latest corresponding technical bulletins that address the issues, and concerns that have been had with the vehicles.

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  • TSB #Update 02122016

    NHTSA ID #10127681

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 12 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Quick Reference of vehicle concerns. Includes a list of Software versions and the technical bulletin numbers that referred to the concerns Updated

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  • TSB #TT 00-14-03

    NHTSA ID #10122629

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 27 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (SVM Update Instructions): This document informs when performing SVM updates, the scan tool should be hardwired to the vehicle and the Bluetooth physically turned off. A hard wired internet connection is also recommended.

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  • TSB #Quick Reference

    NHTSA ID #10120284

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 29 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle

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  • TSB #Reference - Refl

    NHTSA ID #10124367

    • Date Announced: APRIL 29 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle

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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

  • TSB #V921502 2026253

    NHTSA ID #10123011

    • Date Announced: JULY 22 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin (Windshield Wipers Streak or Smear): Windshield or rear window is streaked, has a snakeskin appearance, or the surface feels rough. To avoid unnecessary replacement of wiper blades, the condition and cleanliness of the w

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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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  • TSB #V641502 2039887

    NHTSA ID #10122911

    • Date Announced: APRIL 20 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin (Rear Door Glass Inoperative): The rear glass cannot be opened / closed, the rear glass may slide down into the door, or the rear glass motor operates but the glass does not move. This document contains the fault codes,

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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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VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

  • TSB #2002419

    NHTSA ID #10021958

    • Date Announced: MAY 24 2007
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INTERMITTENT WINDSHIELD WIPER, WIPES ACROSS WINDSHIELD ONCE THEN STOPS. *KB

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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

  • TSB #2038996

    NHTSA ID #10070377

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 12 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #P-9-99C8

    NHTSA ID #10026068

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: SERVICE AIR PLENUM AREA TO IMPROVE DRAINAGE AND INSTALL IMPROVED POLLEN FILTER SEAL. *PE

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STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

  • TSB #V501505_2038981

    NHTSA ID #10095561

    • Date Announced: JUNE 07 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TO UPDATE CLAIM PROCESSING STATEMENT.

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  • TSB #P 9-66C8

    NHTSA ID #10025923

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: 2001-2005 MODELS: SERVICE AIR PLENUM AREA TO IMPROVE DRAINAGE AND INSTALL IMPROVED POLLEN FILTER SEAL. WATER COULD LEAK INTO THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. 2002 MODELS COULD HAVE LEAKS INTO THE BRAKE BOOSTER. *PE

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  • TSB #P-9-99C8

    NHTSA ID #10026068

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: SERVICE AIR PLENUM AREA TO IMPROVE DRAINAGE AND INSTALL IMPROVED POLLEN FILTER SEAL. *PE

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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 #V551613_2039446

    NHTSA ID #10107841

    • Date Announced: JULY 13 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TO UPDATE MODEL TABLE TO CLARIFY JETTA WAGON APPLICABILITY TO TB CONTENT.

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  • TSB #V501604 2014370

    NHTSA ID #10121169

    • Date Announced: MARCH 28 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin about Paint Finish, Reducing Swirl Marks and Fine Scratches New vehicles (prior to Retail Delivery) with swirl marks and or fine scratches from polishing or cleaning. The document also have infromation about where to fi

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  • TSB #2038999

    NHTSA ID #10070381

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 16 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #V501401 2038981

    NHTSA ID #10122613

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 24 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin (Front Fender - Corrosion on Wheel Arch): The wheel liner touches the arch area of the fender and rubs off the paint in the contact area. The corrosion is caused by dirt accumulations and movements of the wheel liner. T

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  • TSB #P-9-99C8

    NHTSA ID #10026068

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: SERVICE AIR PLENUM AREA TO IMPROVE DRAINAGE AND INSTALL IMPROVED POLLEN FILTER SEAL. *PE

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  • TSB #0101

    NHTSA ID #621610

    • Date Announced: MAY 14 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONCERNS WITH NOISE FROM HEADLINER COMING FROM FRONT OF SUNROOF AREA ON VEHICLES UP TO VIN 3B_1P284196. *TT

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STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

  • TSB #V531601 2040536

    NHTSA ID #10121111

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The document refers to Corrosion being found where the rear bumper cover meets the quarter panel. It discusses how it can happen, and where to find warranty coverage to service the parts

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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #V641501 2039887

    NHTSA ID #10121263

    • Date Announced: MARCH 02 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin (Rear Door Glass Inoperative issue diagnosis): The rear glass cannot be opened / closed, the rear glass may slide down into the door, or the rear glass motor operates but the glass does not move

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STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

  • TSB #V551612-2039446

    NHTSA ID #10128386

    • Date Announced: JUNE 09 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Corrosion may be found on the folded edge of the hood. Supersedes TB V551603

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TIRES

  • TSB #TT 50-14-01

    NHTSA ID #10120155

    • Date Announced: JUNE 06 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (All vehicles-Tire dressing for vehicle detailing): The use of tire dressing gives your tires that shiny finish that completes the image of a clean (new) vehicle. This document informs that The use of non-water based products wil

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WHEELS

  • TSB #V501603 2038981

    NHTSA ID #10121112

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 08 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Document discusses issues with The wheel liner touches the arch area of the fender and rubs off the paint in the contact area. The corrosion is caused by dirt accumulations and movements of the wheel liner. It discusses how to service the

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  • TSB #2038981

    NHTSA ID #10070367

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 10 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #V501401 2038981

    NHTSA ID #10122613

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 24 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin (Front Fender - Corrosion on Wheel Arch): The wheel liner touches the arch area of the fender and rubs off the paint in the contact area. The corrosion is caused by dirt accumulations and movements of the wheel liner. T

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  • TSB #2038981

    NHTSA ID #10070366

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 24 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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  • TSB #TT 50-14-01

    NHTSA ID #10120155

    • Date Announced: JUNE 06 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (All vehicles-Tire dressing for vehicle detailing): The use of tire dressing gives your tires that shiny finish that completes the image of a clean (new) vehicle. This document informs that The use of non-water based products wil

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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 #TT 00-16-02

    NHTSA ID #10126899

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 28 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Reminder for dealers to reference the repair manual and replace all necessary fasteners (bolts, nuts) that cannot be re-used

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  • TSB #V871508 2005566

    NHTSA ID #10123013

    • Date Announced: JULY 07 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): Unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Odor mainly occurs after vehicle has been sitting (unused) at least 5 hours and within 20 to 60 seconds after vehicle is first start

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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 #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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  • TSB #PDI - PASSAT TEC

    NHTSA ID #10125848

    • Date Announced: JUNE 13 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Passat 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 purc

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #TT 20-13-01

    NHTSA ID #10121536

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 10 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (ECM Fault P1250 "Fuel Level Too Low" Will Not Clear): This document informs to clear static ECM fault P1250 "Fuel Level Too Low", add fuel to vehicle and complete a road test of at least 10 miles. Simply adding fuel without co

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #V871622 2019947

    NHTSA ID #10126861

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 24 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Update to model year applicability.

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  • TSB #V871506 2019947

    NHTSA ID #10123015

    • Date Announced: JULY 07 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin (Air Conditioning, Cleaning of the Refrigerant Circuit (U.S.Only)): In cases where an air conditioning system component (such as a compressor or other system component) has failed and debris from the compressor or compon

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  • TSB #V871409 2019947

    NHTSA ID #10120316

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 24 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin (Air Conditioning, Cleaning of the Refrigerant Circuit): In cases where an air conditioning system component (such as a compressor or other system component) has failed and debris from the compressor or component is circ

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  • TSB #V871402 2005566

    NHTSA ID #10124340

    • Date Announced: APRIL 18 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): Condensation, which is a normal condition in all A/C systems, can cause a musty odor. If the odor is noticeable in the vehicle when the engine is not turned on, the cause may be mold and mildew i

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  • TSB #V871401 2005566

    NHTSA ID #10124289

    • Date Announced: MARCH 27 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): Unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Odor mainly occurs after vehicle has been sitting (unused) at least 5 hours and within 20 to 60 seconds after vehicle is first start

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  • TSB #TT 87-10-05

    NHTSA ID #10124477

    • Date Announced: JULY 23 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (Air Conditioning Does not Operate): This document informs of concerns of no or intermittent A/C operation where pressure diagnosis does not lead to a cause, be sure to check the N25 A/C clutch coil. The fan control module may se

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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 #V871620 2005566

    NHTSA ID #10126783

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 12 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Update model and model year applicability.

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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 #V551610-2038996

    NHTSA ID #10128388

    • Date Announced: JUNE 09 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: To update claiming process statement.

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  • TSB #V551608-2038999

    NHTSA ID #10128355

    • Date Announced: JUNE 09 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: To update claim process statement.

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  • TSB #V531602-2040536

    NHTSA ID #10128392

    • Date Announced: JUNE 08 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: To update claim processing statement.

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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 - PASSAT TEC

    NHTSA ID #10125762

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

    Summary: Passat 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 purc

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  • TSB #PDI - PASSAT TEC

    NHTSA ID #10125848

    • Date Announced: JUNE 13 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Passat 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 purc

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  • TSB #TT 00-13-02

    NHTSA ID #10125635

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 22 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Tech Tips (Technician Helpline Vehicle Check Sheets): When it becomes necessary to open a VW Technician Helpline VTA case while performing diagnosis for a diesel particulate filter, manual transmission repair, or turbocharger concern, it

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #V551603 2039446

    NHTSA ID #10121109

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 17 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Document discusses Corrosion that may be found on the folded edge of the hood. The corrosion may be found on this edge anywhere around the hood. It discusses how to service it, and document that service. It discusses where to find what appl

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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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