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2004 Volkswagen Beetle Recalls

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Most Recent 2004 Volkswagen Beetle Recall

On April 27, 2007, Volkswagen recalled 1,002,000 Volkswagen Beetle. On certain passenger, wagon, and convertible vehicles equipped with or without cruise control, a brake light switch may malfunction if it was installed incorrectly.
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle Recall Details

Summary on April 27, 2007
On certain passenger, wagon, and convertible vehicles equipped with or without cruise control, a brake light switch may malfunction if it was installed incorrectly.
RepairPal Expert Overview on February 8, 2005

Some vehicles have a high pressure diesel pump that may leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may lead to a fire.

Please contact your Volkswagen dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary on February 9, 2004
On certain passenger vehicles, the tire information label is incorrect identifying the vehicle as a five-passenger vehicle, instead of a four-passenger vehicle.
Summary on October 3, 2003
On certain passenger vehicles, the passenger detection function of the passive occupant detection system (pods) may become disabled.
Summary on
Volkswagen is recalling 76,900 my 2004-2005 new beetle and my 2003-2005 new beetle convertibles equipped with an advanced (dual-stage) air bag system. this system may have air bag frontal crash sensors that contain a solder joint on the circuit board that may crack under certain high temperature conditions. if this occurs, the air bag indicator light will illuminate and the fallback algorithm will ensure that the front air bags always deploy in a frontal crash in which the vehicle's deceleration is high enough to activate the frontal air bags.
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