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Volkswagen Passat Recalls

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Most Recent Volkswagen Passat Recall

On October 24, 2014, Volkswagen recalled 393 Volkswagen Passat. Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2015 volkswagen jetta and passat vehicles manufactured september 23, 2014, to october 9, 2014, and equipped with manual front seatback recliners. in the affected vehicles, the seatback recliner retaining bracket may not engage correctly, resulting in unexpected movement of the seatback.
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Volkswagen Passat Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 24, 2014

The driver's seat back can move unexpectedly and fall backwards due to a fault with the recliner mechanism. This can result in loss of vehicle control.

Recalls on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen notified owners of affected vehicles beginning in October, 2014. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Volkswagen dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Volkswagen recall number is 72F1.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 15, 2014

A transmission fluid leak could result in a vehicle fire. 

Volkswagen began notifying owners of affected vehicles beginning April 16, 2014. If you don't receive notification and believe you should have, please contact your Volkswagen dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Volkswagen recall number is 38B9/9V.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 17, 2014

The low beam headlights may stop working without warning, and reduce driver visibility.

Volkswagen notified owners of affected vehicles starting in May 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Volkswagen recall number is 94G8/7V.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 5, 2008
Vw is recalling 130 my 2009 passat, passat wagon, and passat cc vehicles. some vehicles may have an electromechanical steering gear control unit that can malfunction due to a damaged capacitor. if this malfunction occurs, the driver's steering input is not properly processed by the system and the vehicle may not respond as the driver intends. this defect can only occur immediately after vehicle start-up when the steering wheel is moved for the first time and at speeds less than 5 mph.
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.