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  1. Recalls

    New Member Introductions
    Vw should have a recall for 2012 transmissions. (Post to reach the 2 posts)
  2. gas tank leaking - can I fix this?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    2002 V6 GLX 4Motion looking under the car, just in front of the drivers side rear wheel, I can see the black plastic gas tank is wet with gas that is leaking from the tank. I haven't done any more research than that, I haven't jacked the car up inspect more. Is anybody familiar with this issue...
  3. New member, due to Takata air bags, stereo/nav & lock actuator issues

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I joined hoping to find "real" information on the airbag recall. I have a 2013 Passat SEL, had issues with the drivers door lock actuator, no big deal... more of a P.I.A. Then the stereo/nav system would just power off by itself (including MMI portion). Had to fight with the...
  4. recalls are still active, call your dealer.

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so i went in to my dealer yesterday for some recall work, right rear wheel liner campaign. they had to order the part so it wasnt completed. but the repairmen said this is a common open recall issued in 2003 and it affects all B5 passats. the wheel liner is too thin and if the tire bursts it...
  5. Check your VIN for Canadian Recalls

    B5 Garage
    Saw the US link post, so I thought I'd post this up for access to the Canadian version (always handy to check): Vehicle Recall < About your Volkswagen
  6. GM Recalls

    Anything Auto
    Can anyone think of a VW safety issue that prompted a recall (I vaguely remember an Audi recall of 15-20 years ago involving an accelerator pedal)? Just curious. To me it seems that VW recalls involved reliability problems.
  7. Costco Recalls Frozen Fruit For Possible Hepatitis A Infection!

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    Costco Berries Producer Linked to Hepatitis-A Expands Recall - ABC News I had 2 bags of this, which are now already gone. Damn it. :wrench: It said Costco only, but double check your freezer to make sure you don't have any of the affected product.
  8. recalls

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    so, we bought this car used, how do we tell what recalls we have on our passat, and how to go about getting them. case in point, the heated seats. the passenger one doesnt work. i heard there is a recall on it.
  9. 2003 Passat Recalls

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I investigated the recalls on my passat through motortrend and found a couple that raise an eyebrow. I'm not the original owner and its an 03 with 68,000 miles...do I need to just take it to the dealership and have them run a check on it? will they even fix these problems with the car being...
  10. Check your VIN for US Recalls

    B5 Information-Base
    Seems I've been pasting this a lot lately. To check you VIN for recalls, input it into this link USING *ALL CAPS*. Enter Your VIN Here AJ
  11. Passat recalls??

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi Im trying to figure out exactly what recalls have been issued for my 04 Passat. The check engine light started blinking so i took it to a mechanic who said my coil was bad and had a recall on it. He then turned me over to the dealer who havn't really don't me if that's a recall or not. My...
  12. I got recalls yay IPhone post

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I Finally made it to callin the dealer and my 99 1.8t only has two recalls for heat shields but dealer said it take 2 hours? Hell I can make my own an put it on in 1.5 n e way has everyone else checked their recalls? My parts list for this weekend includes finishing my speaker install drill n...
  13. 3 recalls in one visit

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Took my wagon to the dealer for an airbag fault warning and an oil change. I ended up getting 3 recalls taken care of... Airbag wiring recall Coil Packs Steering Column Lock After taking care of the airbag recall the fault light was still on. Further research led the techs to replace the...
  14. What's the statute of limitations on recalls?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I recently bought a 2001.5 GLX sedan with 188k miles. I have no idea what recall work has been done on it. Is the dealer legally obligated to complete all recalls indefinitely? Can I roll it in and have them check the recall/work history to make sure that everything is current? What about...
  15. 5 Most Notorious Recalls of All Time

    Anything Auto
    Only one VAG car in there. http://www.popularmechanics.com/automotive/new_cars/4345725.html
  16. Toyota Recalls Everything

    Off-Topic Forum
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6B0LCrwQclE Important details about the Toyota recall of cars, including all makes and models, as well as other products and items you might own.
  17. Honda recalls 646,000 Fits for fire hazard

    Anything Auto
    http://money.cnn.com/2010/01/29/news/companies/Honda_recall/index.htm Honda announced a recall for 646,000 2007 and 2008 Fit, City and Jazz models worldwide, after a fire hazard involving a power window switch resulted in a death in South Africa. In an e-mailed statement, Honda said extreme...
  18. recalls

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello I am picking up my first ever vw tomorrow, 2003 passat 1.8t sadly its auto, i am coming from an 05 evo and i miss it dearly but from what i have read so far on here, i can still make this thing pretty fun. anyways, my question is, is there any way to tell if my car has had recalls...
  19. How to find out if my 01 B5 has any open recalls

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was wondering if anyone would know the proper way of finding out if there are any open recalls on my "new to me" 2001 B5 V6 with tip.After just reading the sticky on heat sheilds catching on fire Im starting to freak alittle. Any help would be great. Thanks in advance. Dave
  20. CC Recalls

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    Just starting a thread for recalls on the CC. STEERING MALFUNCTION: http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2008/V/RCDNN-08V577-7095.pdf BELT BUCKLE WIRING HARNESS...
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