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2005 Volkswagen Passat Recalls

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Most Recent 2005 Volkswagen Passat Recall

On June 13, 2008, Volkswagen recalled 412,000 Volkswagen Passat. Volkswagen is recalling 412,000 my 1999-2005 passat (5th generation) vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions and produced after june 14, 1999. these vehicles may have an underbody heat shield that can become damaged. in addition, affected vehicles with automatic or manual transmissions may have a fuel line (1.8t engines only) or fuel tank ventilation valve (4motion/all wheel drive only) that can leak due to fracture.
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2005 Volkswagen Passat Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 13, 2008
Volkswagen is recalling 412,000 my 1999-2005 passat (5th generation) vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions and produced after june 14, 1999. these vehicles may have an underbody heat shield that can become damaged. in addition, affected vehicles with automatic or manual transmissions may have a fuel line (1.8t engines only) or fuel tank ventilation valve (4motion/all wheel drive only) that can leak due to fracture.
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.