TSB List for the 2003 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 #TT45-13-01

    NHTSA ID #10070775

    • Date Announced: MAY 31 2013
    • 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

  • TSB #0206

    NHTSA ID #10000560

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 04 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES 00778 AND 01044 STORED IN BRAKE ELECTRONICS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE MEMORY. *TT

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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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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • 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 #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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  • TSB #0303

    NHTSA ID #10001568

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: UPDATE PROGRAMMING (FLASHING) ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) AND TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE (TCM). *TT

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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: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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  • TSB #0419

    NHTSA ID #10010537

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 27 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: UPDATE PROGRAMMING - EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS (EVAP) SELF-TEST REVISION. *TT

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

  • 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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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • 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 #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: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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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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STRUCTURE

  • 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 #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 #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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WHEELS

  • 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 #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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SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

  • TSB #M3M300

    NHTSA ID #10025969

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2009
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. INSTALL NEW PASSENGER SIDE SEAT HEATER SWITCH. *PE CSC LETTER WAS ADDED TO BULLETIN. 10/20/08. *PE UPDATED 3/30/09. *PE _x000D_ UPDATED 3/17/10. *

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  • TSB #060910

    NHTSA ID #10031384

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2009
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. REVISED EXPIRATION DATES FOR SEAT HEATER CUSTOMER SATISFACTION CAMPAIGNS. AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY HAVE A SEAT HEATER ELEMENT THAN CAN MALFUNCTION WHEN THE IGNITION SW

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  • TSB #CSC-74B8

    NHTSA ID #10032411

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2009
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN: HEATED SEATS INSTALL NEW PASSENGER SIDE SEAT HEATER SWITCH. AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY HAVE A SEAT HEATER ELEMENT THAT CAN MALFUNCTION WHEN THE IGNITION SWITCH IS ON AND THE SEAT HEATER SWITCH IS ON. *PE

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  • TSB #M2M200

    NHTSA ID #10025968

    • Date Announced: JUNE 10 2008
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VOLKSWAGEN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. INSTALL DRIVER'S SIDE SEAT HEATER REPAIR KIT. CAMPAIGN EXPIRATION DATE IS EXTENDED TO 6/30/09. *PE CSC LETTER WAS ADDED TO BULLETIN. 10/20/08. *PE UP

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  • TSB #2

    NHTSA ID #10019324

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2007
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HEATED SEATS MAY HAVE A SEAT HEATER ELEMENT THAT CAN MALFUNCTION WHEN THE IGNITION SWITCH IS ON AND THE SEAT HEATER SWITCH IS ON. INSTALL DRIVER'S SIDE SEAT HEATER REPAIR KIT. *TT UPDATED 2/20/08. *NJ

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  • TSB #748

    NHTSA ID #10023659

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2007
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 2003-2004 MODEL YEAR PASSAT WITH HEATED SEATS INSTALL NEW PASSENGER SIDE SEAT HEATER SWITCH. *NJ

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  • TSB #M3

    NHTSA ID #10018809

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2007
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CUSTOMER SATISFACTION CAMPAIGN CIRCULAR - SEAT HEATER ELEMENT CAN MALFUNCTION WHEN THE IGNITION SWITCH IS ON AND THE SEAT HEATER SWITCH IS ON. THE SEAT HEATER MAT MAY TEMPORARILY OVERHEAT AND BECOME INOPERATIVE. INSTALL NEW PASSENGER SIDE

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  • TSB #720702

    NHTSA ID #10021951

    • Date Announced: MAY 23 2007
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SEAT HEATER IS INOPERATIVE. *KB

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  • TSB #0601

    NHTSA ID #10020719

    • Date Announced: APRIL 21 2006
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HEATED SEAT BOTTOM COVER REPLACEMENT. *KB

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

  • TSB #VC

    NHTSA ID #10015584

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INSTALL MERCURY LABEL ON VEHICLES REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF VERMONT, MAINE AND CONNECTICUT - ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE ACTION CIRCULAR. *TT

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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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