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Recall List for the 2003 Volkswagen Passat

Official recalls have been issued for the 2003 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: 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: Underbody Heat Shields/Fuel System Components

    A heat shield that may contact the exhaust system can result in a vehicle fire. In addition, a fuel leak from a fuel line or fuel tank ventilation valve, ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 07, 2008
    Vehicles Affected
    412,000
  3. RECALL: Fuel Pump

    If fuel flow to the engine is interrupted, the vehicle could stall without warning and thus present a potential risk of crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    AUG 28, 2007
    Vehicles Affected
    34,358
  4. 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
  5. RECALL: Fuel Pump

    If fuel flow to the engine is interrupted, the vehicle could stall without warning and thus present a potential risk of crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JAN 23, 2006
    Vehicles Affected
    74,000
  6. 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

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