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2008 Volkswagen Beetle
2.5L 5-cyl Engine Code BPR Engine Code BPR
150 bhp. @ 5000 rpm / Torque: 170 ft. lbs. @ 3750 rpm
20 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft
2.5L - Inline 5-cyl (2480 cc) (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1

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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 (2008 Volkswagen Beetle with engine code BPR) 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, 0A4 (5-SPD)  »  SL170 [2]

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

    Manual Transmission, 0A4 (5-SPD)  »  SL163 [3]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Power Steering Fluid

    Power Steering Fluid  »  PS005

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN)
  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [5]
  6. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [5]
  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] From 02/07.
    [3] Up to 02/07.
    [4] Audi/VW Part number G 055 025 (A2).
    [5] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 4 P/N B 000 750 M3

  8. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  6 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  9.5 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 09G Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    6 speed 09G  »  7 liters
    Manual Transmission, 0A4 (5-SPD)  »  1.8 liters
    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.
  9. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  10. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  22 ft/lbs [1]
    Manual Transmission 02Q [2]
    Fill Plug 33 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 33 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission 02Q [3]
    Fill Plug 22 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 22 ft/lbs

    Torque Specification Comments
    [1] Replace drain plug with new drain plug after each removal.
    [2] With multi-point socket head
    [3] With hex socket head

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

    Oil Filter MANN Oil Filter (HU7196X)  
    Oil Filter WIX 57187 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter MANN Air Filter (C371531)  
    Air Filter WIX 42472 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter MANN Fuel Filter (WK7301)  
    Fuel Filter MANN Fuel Filter (WK692) [1]
    Fuel Filter WIX 33521 Fuel Filter [2]

    Filter Comments
    [1] With Pressure Regulator Valve
    [2] 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...
ATF Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTF OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
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...
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.
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:
0.25
Parts Units:
6.3
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:
Air bag system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: An electronically activated combination of passive restraint components that includes impact sensors, chemicals that convert to gas, and a pillow-like device concealed in the steering wheel hub, dash, door panel or seat designed to cushion occupants in a collision.
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:
Inspect
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.08
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:
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:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.25
Parts Units:
6.3
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:
10,000 miles (16,000 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:
Service
Item:
Tire pressure monitor
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Instrumentation that displays air pressure of each individual tire.
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:
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:
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:
Drive shaft and boots
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Rubber seals covering the central shaft that the wheels rotate on.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Dust seals, ball joints, tie rod ends
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
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:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
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:
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:
Inspect & lubricate
Item:
Door locks and check straps
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A mechanical fastening device that restricts access to the vehicle.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 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:
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:
Adjust
Item:
Headlights
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.05
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:
Perform
Item:
Road test
Interval in Month(s):
48
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:
Replace
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.05
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:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Check for damage and leaks
Item:
Underbody
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The area of a vehicle that is typically not visible from above and that is exposed to the road.
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:
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:
Steering linkage & ball joints
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The arrangement of rods and lubricated joints connecting the steering gearbox to the wheel spindles, and the ball and socket type joints between the spindles and suspension control arms.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Convertible top mechanism
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assembly of framework, latches and actuating devices that make up the skeleton of a conventional convertible's fabric top.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
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:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2008-01-01
Bulletin Number:
01 08 07
NHTSA Item Number:
10024403

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Airbag monitoring light on, passenger occupant detection system, dtc 02511 014 stored in memory. ( nhtsa item number - 10024403 ).

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:
2008-10-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-90-08-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10027686

Component Description: (A) Digital instrument panel., (B) Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: instrument cluster, lights flicker intermittenly when windshield wipers are in use. Models new beetle and new beetle convertibles; model years 2007 and 2008. ( nhtsa item number - 10027686 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-08-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-97-10-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10035104

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: gff test plan, ground connection verification. New gff function test for engine will not start or intermittently does not start conditions. Engine grounds may not be secure. Models new beetle, convertible, jetta, wagon and s ( nhtsa item number - 10035104 ).

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:
CSC-37E6/S8
NHTSA Item Number:
10036970

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen service campaign: see document search button for owner letter. In some vehicles it is possible that a bushing inside the mechatronic unit has the potential to wear out prematurely, causing the clutches inside the transmission ( nhtsa item number - 10036970 ).

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:
2011-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-10-11-01
NHTSA Item Number:
10038655

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: malfunction light is on and there is noise with the engine running rough. Multiple trouble codes possibly stored. All models 2008-2012. ( nhtsa item number - 10038655 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-69-11-01
NHTSA Item Number:
10038665

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: air bag light is on with an internal trouble code stored. This could be a wiring problem. ( nhtsa item number - 10038665 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-06-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-35-11-01
NHTSA Item Number:
10041250

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: the gear box has a momentarily delay while accelerating. ( nhtsa item number - 10041250 ).

Bulletin Date:
2011-12-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-15-11-04
NHTSA Item Number:
10043276

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: certain model year vehicles are experiencing engine not starting, making a rattling noise when engine has started, timing chain keeps slipping and exhaust light comes on. ( nhtsa item number - 10043276 ).

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:
2012-07-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-15-12-01
NHTSA Item Number:
10045560

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: all models experience the timing chain slipping, rattling noises of the engine after starting, and engine fails to start. 2008-13 all models. ( nhtsa item number - 10045560 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
V201203
NHTSA Item Number:
10050079

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen:evaporative (evap) emission system, diagnostic trouble code diagnosis. Revised procedure developed to test evap system without fuel cap. ( nhtsa item number - 10050079 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-19-13-01
NHTSA Item Number:
10052040

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: it is a normal occurrence for the electric coolant fans to continue to run after the ignition is switched off. ( nhtsa item number - 10052040 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
01-13-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10052336

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: some vehicles may experience a misfire and/or reduced engine performance. ( nhtsa item number - 10052336 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
20-13-04
NHTSA Item Number:
10052337

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:fuel pump.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: some vehicles may run rough, experience engine crank, or no start. Also included model beetle convertible model years 2008-2013 ( nhtsa item number - 10052337 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
TT00-07-89
NHTSA Item Number:
10070081

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10070081 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-06-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-20-13-05
NHTSA Item Number:
10052670

Component Description: (A) Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:fuel pump., (B) Fuel system, other:delivery:fuel pump.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: on some vehicles, low fuel stored in ecm pressure, engine would crank but not start long periods without driving, may run rough and/or mil on. All models 2008-2013. ( nhtsa item number - 10052670 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-07-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-94-13-01
NHTSA Item Number:
10053910

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: some vehicles may experience key inserted- blue tooth module deactivates, engine off; radio deactivates- engine off; key inserted, windows drop due to short drop- ignition switched off; ignition switch is on position-convertibl ( nhtsa item number - 10053910 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-08-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-20-13-07
NHTSA Item Number:
10053891

Component Description: (A) Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:fuel pump., (B) Fuel system, other:delivery:fuel pump.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: diagnosis for high pressure fuel pump where no start, engine crank, without driving, after long periods and may have rough running engine. Models 2008-2014 eos, gti, beetle convertible, jetta, cc, passat, tiguan, beetle. ( nhtsa item number - 10053891 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-11-01
Bulletin Number:
TT 87-07-96
NHTSA Item Number:
10069533

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10069533 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-09-01
Bulletin Number:
AL-2008-2011
NHTSA Item Number:
10056164

Component Description: (A) Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual., (B) Unknown or other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: see document search button for owner letter. An extension warranty, with specific conditions, 10 yrs or 120,000 miles,whichever is first, has been issued for emissions control systems warranty for intake manifold and fuel inje ( nhtsa item number - 10056164 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
Make(s):
VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
BEETLE
Year(s):
2008
Manufacturer:
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
NHTSA ID:
08V036000
Recall Date:
January 28th, 2008
Units Affected:
510

Affected Component: Structure:body:roof and pillars.

Summary: On certain special edition triple white sedan vehicles, an incorrect adhesive may have been used to attach the roof spoiler to the rear glass of the vehicle. If the incorrect adhesive was used, the spoiler could become loose or fall from the vehicle without warning, even though initially the spoiler may feel secure. .

Conequence: If this happens, the spoiler could cause injury by striking persons outside the vehicle or could become an obstacle to other drivers, possibly resulting in a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace the roof spoiler on these vehicles. The recall began on february 29, 2008. Owners may contact vwoa at 1-800-822-8987. .

Notes: Vwoa recall no. 66d1 (q9). 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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2
Make(s):
VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
BEETLE, JETTA, RABBIT
Year(s):
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Manufacturer:
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
NHTSA ID:
10V621000
Recall Date:
December 10th, 2010
Units Affected:
228,236

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings.

Summary: Volkswagen is recalling certain model year 2006-2010 jetta, new beetle, new beetle convertible, model year 2009 jetta sportwagen and model year 2007-2009 rabbit vehicles equipped with 2. 5l engines. The jetta, jetta sportwagen, and rabbit vehicles may have a small plastic tab located on the windshield washer fluid reservoir that may chafe against an underhood fuel supply line. The new beetle and the new beetle convertible vehicles may have a fastening clamp on a hydraulic hose of the power steering system that may be located in an improper position which could cause chafing against an underhood fuel supply line. .

Conequence: If chafing occurs, there is the potential for a fuel leak to develop. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the underhood fuel line. Additionally, depending on the vehicle model, dealers will either remove the plastic tab from the windshield washer fluid reservoir, or inspect the position of the fastening clamp and adjust the related fastening clamp into the correct position. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or before january 31, 2011. Owners may contact volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987. .

Notes: Volkswagen safety recall no. 20i4/u1. 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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