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2003 Volkswagen Beetle
1.8L 4-cyl Engine Code AWP Engine Code AWP Turbo
150 bhp. @ 5800 rpm / Torque: 162 ft. lbs. @ 2200 rpm
20 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft
1.8L - Inline 4-cyl (1781 cc) (Gasoline engine w/ Turbocharger)
Compression Ratio: 9.3:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2003 Volkswagen Beetle with engine code AWP) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, 02M (6-SPD)  »  SL138

    All TEMPS  » 
    Manual Transmission & Transaxle Gear Lube 75W-90 (MTGQT)
  3. Front Differential

    Differential, Front W/ AT  »  GLSC8 [2] [3]

    All TEMPS  » 
    75W-90 Long Life Synthetic Gear Lube (FGRQT)
  4. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid  »  PS023

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)
  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [4]
  6. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [4]
  7. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] If synthetic oil that meets the applicable Audi, Volkswagen
    oil quality standard with the recommended viscosity grade
    is not available in your area, be sure to use a viscosity
    grade suitable for the climate, season, and operating
    conditions that exist where the vehicle is used. Make
    sure the oil meets the Audi, Volkswagen oil quality
    standards listed.
    [2] Audi/VW Part number G 052 145 A1 (500 ml), G 052 145 A2
    (1 l), G 052 145 S2 (1 l). Note that G 052 145 A2 was
    superseded by the manufacturer with the G 052 145 S2.
    [3] Final drive for Automatic transmission only.
    [4] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 4 P/N B 000 750 M3

  8. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.5 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  6 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Manual Transmission, 02M (6-SPD)  »  2.3 liters
    Differential, With AT Front  »  0.8 liters [2]
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] Add 0.5L (0.5 qt) less than capacity shown, start engine, let
    run until operating temperature is approx. 60 C (140 F),
    switch engine off, wait 3 minutes, check dipstick, fill to
    full mark as indicated on dipstick. May be more or less than
    0.5L(0.5qt) depending on model.
    [2] Final drive for Automatic transmission only.
  9. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  10. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  22 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission 02J
    Fill Plug 22 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 22 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission 02M
    Fill Plug 22 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug NA ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter 25, 000-Mile Ea Oil Filter (EAO34)  
    Oil Filter MANN Oil Filter (W71930)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51393 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter MANN Air Filter (C37153)  
    Air Filter WIX 42472 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter MANN Fuel Filter (WK7301)  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33521 Fuel Filter [1]
    Transmission Filter WIX 58609 Auto Tran Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Standard Version
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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AFL Synthetic 5W-40 I-ESP Euro Oil (AFL)

European Car Formula 5W-40 Improved Emissions System Protection Synthetic Motor Oil (AFL) is a Mid-SAPS synthetic motor oil is specially formulated for the lubrication needs of modern European gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks. Formulated wit...
EFM Synthetic 5W-40 C-ESP Euro Oil (EFM)

European Car Formula 5W-40 Classic Emissions System Protection Synthetic Motor Oil (EFM) is a Full-SAPS synthetic motor oil, specially formulated for the lubrication needs of European gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks. Its full sulfated ash, ...
EFO Synthetic 0W-40 C-ESP Euro Oil (EFO)

European Car Formula 0W-40 Classic Emissions System Protection Synthetic Motor Oil (EFO) is a Full-SAPS European motor oil for European Gasoline and Diesel Engines. Formulated for the lubrication needs of European gasoline and diesel cars and ligh...
MTG 75W-90 (GL-4) Synthetic Gear Lube (MTG)

AMSOIL Synthetic Manual Transmission and Transaxle Gear Lube (MTG) is a premium blend of the finest synthetic base oils and advanced, high-performance additives. It is formulated specifically for maximum protection in the most demanding manual trans...
FGR 75W-90 Semi-Truck Gear Lube (FGR)

Specifically engineered for extended drain intervals up to 500,000 miles as set by equipment manufacturers for over-the-road trucks and heavy equipment. Provides long life in passenger cars and trucks. Protects against wear and improves equipment li...
PSF Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

AMSOIL Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Power Steering Fluid provides excellent wear protection. Its synthetic formulation delivers better lubricity and reduced friction, resulting in cooler operating temperatures, longer component life and quieter operation....
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
amsoil oil filter AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters

AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters feature synthetic nanofiber technology for maximum efficiency. Guaranteed for up to 15,000 miles or up to 25,000 miles, depending on application, when used with AMSOIL synthetic motor oil.
mann oil filter MANN-FILTERS Oil Filters

Oil filters from MANN-FILTER purify oil of dirt and solid particles such as dust, abraded metal, carbon deposits and soot particles. The filter housing is pressure-resistant, protected against corrosion and features a long-life elastomer seal. Use Part Number drop down to select filter.
mann air filter MANN-FILTERS Air Filters

MANN-FILTER air filters feature optimum pleat geometry for maximum dirt holding capacity and high filtration efficiency for engine protection. They also correct air flow, enhancing engine protection.
mann fuel filter MANN-FILTERS Fuel Filters

MANN-FILTER fuel filters provide unsurpassed operational safety for engines, reliably protecting the delicate injection mechanism and the carburetor while removing unwanted contaminants from the fuel.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.17
Parts Units:
4.2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Windshield washer
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A small pump and reservoir that can direct a jet of cleaning solution at the windshield or back glass.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Auto shift lock/starter safety switch
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that prevents the starter from functioning unless the shifter is in the park or neutral position, and prevents the shifter from being moved unless the brake pedal is depressed.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Battery
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A box containing lead plates filled with a water and acid mixture that stores electricity generated by the alternator. It is the source of power for parts of the car that operate on electricity.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Components in a basic brake system are the master cylinder, calipers and/or wheel cylinders, linings or pads or shoes, rotors and/or drums.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Supplemental Restraint System
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: System composed of a safety devices that do not require any action on the part of the occupants to be effective, and its controls and sensors.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Adjust
Item:
Headlights
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Primary form of lighting used to illuminate a vehicle's path.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Check
Item:
On-board diagnosis system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A computer-controlled system that identifies malfunctioning or out-of-adjustment components under its control through the display of trouble codes. The presence of trouble codes is usually indicated by an intermittently or constantly lit "check engine " or "service engine soon" light.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Check for leaks
Item:
Engine
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A machine that burns fuel and converts the resulting heat into mechanical energy.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Transmission
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The part of a vehicle's power train that transmits power from the engine to the remainder of the power train trough a series of gear ratios.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect & lubricate
Item:
Sunroof
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A retractable glass, metal or fabric hatch in a vehicle's roof. The glass hatch is often referred to as a moon roof.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect boots & seals
Item:
Drive axles
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a front-wheel drive vehicle or a rear-wheel drive vehicle with independent rear suspension, the short axles that connect the driven wheels with the driving force. Drive axles typically have CV (constant velocity)-joints on their ends.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Hinges, locks & latches
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The devices that allow or prevent the opening of doors and hatches.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Perform
Item:
Road test
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The actual driving of a vehicle under real-world conditions in order to find any abnormalities in its operation.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Check level
Item:
Manual transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling a manual transmission.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A filtering system that meters out pollen, road dust and other particles before they can reach the passenger cabin.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Check level
Item:
Differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The liquid used for lubricating gears inside the differential.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Check level
Item:
Power steering fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Hydraulic fluid used in a power steering system.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Ball joints & tie rod ends
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Lubricated parts of the steering and suspension systems, very similar in appearance, made up of a ball and socket that allow relatively friction-free movement.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
1.2
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
80,000 miles (128,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
1.5
Parts Units:
3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
2.5
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt tensioner
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A spring-loaded idler wheel that automatically keeps the timing belt under enough tension to prevent the timing belt from allowing the camshaft(s) it controls to go out of sync.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2002-12-01
Bulletin Number:
0202
NHTSA Item Number:
10000811

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Armrest, loose, does not ratchet correctly. ( nhtsa item number - 10000811 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
0301
NHTSA Item Number:
10002061

Component Description: Structure:body:trunk lid.

Service Bulletin Summary: Tailgate/trunk lid hard to close. ( nhtsa item number - 10002061 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
0302
NHTSA Item Number:
10002062

Component Description: Structure:body:trunk lid.

Service Bulletin Summary: Tailgate/trunk lid hard to close. ( nhtsa item number - 10002062 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-09-01
Bulletin Number:
0303
NHTSA Item Number:
10003931

Component Description: Structure:body:roof and pillars.

Service Bulletin Summary: Convertible top frame, modifying to new roof leading edge trim. ( nhtsa item number - 10003931 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-12-01
Bulletin Number:
0303
NHTSA Item Number:
10005663

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:accelerator pedal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Accelerator pedal assembly, installing replacement part. Replacement accelerator pedal assembly does not fit over lower mounting stud. ( nhtsa item number - 10005663 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-12-01
Bulletin Number:
0305
NHTSA Item Number:
10005664

Component Description: Exterior lighting:turn signal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Front turn signal blinks too fast. Front turn signal, replacing bulb socket. ( nhtsa item number - 10005664 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
0401
NHTSA Item Number:
10006517

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Reverse gear, difficult to engage or disengage. ( nhtsa item number - 10006517 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-02-01
Bulletin Number:
0401
NHTSA Item Number:
10006057

Component Description: Exterior lighting:brake lights:switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: New style brake light switch requires care during installation to prevent damage to switch. ( nhtsa item number - 10006057 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
WG
NHTSA Item Number:
10005665

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition.

Service Bulletin 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10005665 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
VF
NHTSA Item Number:
10007011

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Window clamp bolts may become loose on certain convertible vehicles. Additionally, the press button on the convertible top requires replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 10007011 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
VE
NHTSA Item Number:
10007012

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Window clamp bolts on certain convertible vehicles may become loose. ( nhtsa item number - 10007012 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-05-01
Bulletin Number:
0409
NHTSA Item Number:
10007711

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Evaluating fuel mixture diagnostic trouble codes- how to perform effective diagnosis related to fuel system adaptation - system too rich/too lean. Volkswagen. ( nhtsa item number - 10007711 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-05-01
Bulletin Number:
0412
NHTSA Item Number:
10007887

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator light (mil) on, diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) stored in diagnostic trouble code (dtc) memory. ( nhtsa item number - 10007887 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
VH
NHTSA Item Number:
10008405

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen has found that the window clamp bolts on some 2003 model year new beetle convertible vehicles may become loose. Additionally, the press button for the convertible top and the headlining cables on the convertible top of these veh ( nhtsa item number - 10008405 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-12-01
Bulletin Number:
0405
NHTSA Item Number:
10011901

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Hybrid oil pan, installing. ( nhtsa item number - 10011901 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-01-01
Bulletin Number:
0502
NHTSA Item Number:
10012457

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p1603 (18011) stored in dtc memory. ( nhtsa item number - 10012457 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-02-01
Bulletin Number:
610501
NHTSA Item Number:
10012761

Component Description: Structure:body:roof and pillars.

Service Bulletin Summary: Headliner, loose around rear glass. ( nhtsa item number - 10012761 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-11-01
Bulletin Number:
11292005
NHTSA Item Number:
10018786

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine pre-heater installation. Calix. ( nhtsa item number - 10018786 ).

Bulletin Date:
2006-04-01
Bulletin Number:
0603
NHTSA Item Number:
10020720

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Door windows, may seperate from window regulator clamps. ( nhtsa item number - 10020720 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-01-01
Bulletin Number:
010702
NHTSA Item Number:
10021315

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:hose.

Service Bulletin 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10021315 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-08-01
Bulletin Number:
2015831
NHTSA Item Number:
10026848

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system., (B) Structure: frame and members:underbody shields.

Service Bulletin 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. ( nhtsa item number - 10026848 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-28F3
NHTSA Item Number:
10033207

Component Description: (A) Electrical system:ignition., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin 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 ( nhtsa item number - 10033207 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SA-28F3
NHTSA Item Number:
10033216

Component Description: (A) Electrical system:ignition., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin 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 the vehicle may experience some deteriorat ( nhtsa item number - 10033216 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SA-60A7-S9
NHTSA Item Number:
10034069

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: inspect, clean and modify sunroof drains for certain volkswagen vehicles and revised maintenance schedule; sunroof drain inspection and cleaning. No models or model years listed. Csc letter was rec'd. ( nhtsa item number - 10034069 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-08-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-09-10-02
NHTSA Item Number:
10035204

Component Description: (A) Electrical system:alternator/generator/regulator., (B) Electrical system:battery., (C) Exterior lighting:headlights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: headlights may intermittently dim slightly at idle. At idle speed the alternator voltage can fluctuate, as the alternator cannot fully compensate the fluctuations. Some electric consumers come on in cycles or have no constant ( nhtsa item number - 10035204 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-08-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-94-10-02
NHTSA Item Number:
10036467

Component Description: (A) Electrical system., (B) Electrical system:wiring., (C) Exterior lighting:headlights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: headlights may intermittently dim slightly at idle. The headlamps or inside lights intermittently dim slightly at idle speed. At idle speed the alternator voltage can fluctuate, as the alternator cannot fully compensate the f ( nhtsa item number - 10036467 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SAC-28F3/P1-
NHTSA Item Number:
10036496

Component Description: (A) Electrical system:ignition., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (C) Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control.

Service Bulletin 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 ( nhtsa item number - 10036496 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-09-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-00-10-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10036493

Component Description: (A) Child seat:latch connector., (B) Child seat:vehicle latch anchor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: child restraint latch guidance fixture; compliance with fmvss 225 (usa only). Update to existing technical bulletin. No production change required. All models. ( nhtsa item number - 10036493 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-12-01
Bulletin Number:
VWP-10-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10037805

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: warranty information for th e transmission valve body. ( nhtsa item number - 10037805 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-02-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-01-12-04
NHTSA Item Number:
10043602

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: gasoline engines have rough idle, have significant loss of power or stalling with reduced performance. ( nhtsa item number - 10043602 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-07-01
Bulletin Number:
TT57-13-04
NHTSA Item Number:
10070787

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10070787 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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Make(s):
VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
BEETLE, GOLF, GTI, JETTA, PASSAT, R32
Year(s):
1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Manufacturer:
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
NHTSA ID:
07V063000
Recall Date:
February 20th, 2007
Units Affected:
1,002,000

Affected Component: Exterior lighting:brake lights:switch.

Summary: On certain passenger, wagon, and convertible vehicles equipped with or without cruise control, a brake light switch may malfunction if it was installed incorrectly. .

Conequence: The brake lights could become inoperative, or remain on. Failure to provide the proper signal when braking could lead to a crash without warning. .

Remedy: Dealers will install the newly designed brake light switch free of charge. The recall began on april 27, 2007, and will be conducted in several staggered mailings through september 21, 2007. Vehicles within the make, model, and model year of this population may be involved in either this recall or 06v-183, but not both. The remedy is the same for each recall. Volkswagen dealers will apply the remedy based on the vin number of the vehicle. Owners may contact vw at 1-800-822-8987. .

Notes: Volkswagen recall no. N4. Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
AUDI, BMW, CHRYSLER, DODGE, FORD, MAZDA, TOYOTA, VOLKSWAGEN, VOLVO
Model(s):
325CI, 325I, 330CI, 330I, BEETLE, C70, ESCAPE, GOLF, JETTA, R32, S60, S70, S80, SEBRING, SEBRING CONV, SEBRING CONVERTIBLE, SEBRING COUPE, SEQUOIA, STRATUS, TRIBUTE, TT, TUNDRA, V70, XC70
Year(s):
1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Manufacturer:
CARDONE INDUSTRIES, INC.
NHTSA ID:
07E023000
Recall Date:
March 29th, 2007
Units Affected:
13,128

Affected Component: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:master cylinder.

Summary: Certain cardone master cylinders with part numbers 10-2925, 10-2987, 10-2987mza, 10-3083, 11-3015, 11-3042, 11-3044, 11-3045, 11-3047, 11-3064, and 11-3156, and with date codes lower than dca7078 sold as replacement equipment for use on the vehicles listed above. The seal on master cylinder can fail and leak brake fluid. .

Conequence: Loss of brake fluid can result in poor braking performance, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Cardone will notify owners and offer to repurchase any defective master cylinders. The recall began during april 2007. Owners can contact cardone at 1-800-777-4780. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aftermarket cardone master cylinders and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the vehicles listed above. Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
BEETLE
Year(s):
2003, 2004, 2005
Manufacturer:
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
NHTSA ID:
08V178000
Recall Date:
April 17th, 2008
Units Affected:
76,900

Affected Component: Air bags:frontal:sensor/control module.

Summary: 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. .

Conequence: In low-severity frontal impacts, the front air bags may deploy more forcefully than designed, increasing the possibility of injury to out-of-position front seat occupants. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect each vehicle to determine that the specific defect crash sensor is present on one or both sides of the vehicle. All of the defect crash sensors will be replaced free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on or before july 31, 2008. Owners may contact volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987. .

Notes: Volkswagen recall no. R6. Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
ACURA, BMW, CHEVROLET, CHRYSLER, DODGE, FORD, GMC, HONDA, HYUNDAI, JEEP, KIA, LEXUS, LINCOLN, MAZDA, MERCEDES, MERCEDES BENZ, MITSUBISHI, NISSAN, PONTIAC, PORSCHE, SATURN, SCION, SUBARU, SUZUKI, TOYOTA, VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
190E, 300M, 4RUNNER, 626, ACCORD, ALTIMA, AVALANCHE, AVENGER, B-SERIES TRUCK, B2000, BEETLE, BLAZER, BONNEVILLE, BOXSTER, C10, CAMARO, CAPRICE, CARAVAN, CAVALIER, CHEROKEE, CIVIC, CONCORDE, COROLLA, CORVETTE, CRX, D21, DAKOTA, DURANGO, E CLASS, E36, E39, ECLIPSE, ECONOLINE, ELEMENT, ES, EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, EXPRESS, F-150, F-250, F250, FOCUS, FRONTIER, GOLF, GRAND AM, GRAND CHEROKEE, GRAND PRIX, GS, IMPREZA, INTEGRA, INTREPID, ION, IS, JETTA, LEGEND, LIBERTY, LS, LUMINA, MALIBU, MATRIX, MAXIMA, MAZDA6, MIRAGE, MUSTANG, NAVIGATOR, NEON, ODYSSEY, PATHFINDER, PICKUP, PROTEGE, PT CRUISER, RAM, RANGER, RAV4, RSX, RX300, S CLASS, S10, SAVANA, SEBRING, SENTRA, SILVERADO, SL, SL CLASS, SONATA, SPORTAGE, SUNBIRD, TACOMA, TAURUS, THUNDERBIRD, VITARA, XB, XTERRA
Year(s):
1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Manufacturer:
SABERSPORT
NHTSA ID:
09E012000
Recall Date:
April 7th, 2009
Units Affected:
16,270

Affected Component: Exterior lighting.

Summary: Sabersport is recalling 16,270 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. " these lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors. .

Conequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Sabersport will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on may 11, 2009. Owners may contact sabersport at 1-909-598-7589. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aftermarket replacement equipment and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles produced by the vehicle manufacturer. In order to determine if your aftermarket lamp assembly is affected by this noncompliance, please review the list of model numbers provided to us by sabersport. The list can be found under "document search" located at the bottom of your screen. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
AUDI, VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
A4, BEETLE, GOLF, JETTA, PASSAT, TT
Year(s):
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013
Manufacturer:
The Gates Corporation
NHTSA ID:
14E007000
Recall Date:
March 7th, 2014
Units Affected:
50

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Summary: The gates corporation (gates) is recalling certain aftermarket tru-flow water pumps, part number tfw 41127, sold at certain napa auto parts and/or installed by automotive service technicians after november 1, 2013 (and manufactured august 2013 through october 2013) that have a black-colored pulley/sprocket or do not have 'us9377' stamped on the water pump housing. These service replacement parts were sold for use in model year 1999-2005 audi a4, 2000-2006 audi tt, 1998-2005 volkswagen beetle, 1999-2006 golf, 1999-2008 and 2011-2013 volkswagen jetta, and 2000-2005 volkswagen passat. In the affected water pumps, the pulley or sprocket that turns the timing belt may develop microfractures causing the timing belt to fail. .

Conequence: A failure of the timing belt may cause the engine to shut down, potentially increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Gates will notify owners, and dealers will replace the water pump, free of charge. The recall began during may 2014. Owners may contact the gates corporation at 1-303-744-1911. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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