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2012 Volkswagen Beetle
2.0L 4-cyl Engine Code CBFA Engine Code CBFA Turbo
200 bhp. @ 5100 rpm / Torque: 207 ft. lbs. @ 1700 rpm
16 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft
2.0L - Inline 4-cyl (1984 cc) (Gasoline engine w/ Turbocharger)
Compression Ratio: 9.6:1

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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 (2012 Volkswagen Beetle with engine code CBFA) 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, 02Q (6-SPD)  »  SL138 [2]

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

    Manual Transmission, 02Q (6-SPD)  »  SL161 [3]

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  3. Automatic Transmission

    Automatic Transmission, 02E  »  SL007

    100% Synthetic DCT Fluid (DCTQT)
  4. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

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

    Clutch Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [4]
  6. 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] Up to 01/14.
    [3] From 01/14.
    [4] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 4 P/N B 000 750 M3

  7. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.6 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  8 liters [2]
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 02E Initial Fill  »  5.2 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    6 speed 02E  »  7.2 liters
    Manual Transmission, 02Q (6-SPD)  »  2.3 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.
    [2] The quantity of coolant can vary
    depending upon the vehicle equipment.
  8. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  9. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  22 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission 02Q (6-SPD) [1]
    Fill Plug 33 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 33 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission 02Q (6-SPD) [2]
    Fill Plug 22 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 22 ft/lbs

    Torque Specification Comments
    [1] With multi-point socket head
    [2] With hex socket head

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

    Oil Filter MANN Oil Filter (W71945)  
    Air Filter MANN Air Filter (C351541) [1]
    Air Filter MANN Air Filter (C35154)  
    Fuel Filter MANN Fuel Filter (WK692)  
    Fuel Filter MANN Fuel Filter (WK69)  

    Filter Comments
    [1] for cold climates
  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...
DCT Synthetic DCT Fluid

AMSOIL 100% Synthetic DCT Fluid is designed to protect high-tech dual-clutch transmissions during the most intense, high-heat operating conditions. It provides the fast, smooth shifts drivers expect. Package sizes include: Quart Bottle ...
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 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:
Drain
Item:
Water separator
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A component of the fuel filter system for a diesel engine.
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:
Drain
Item:
Water separator
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A component of the fuel filter system for a diesel engine.
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:
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:
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:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Battery
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
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:
0.05
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:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
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:
0.1
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 for leaks
Item:
Engine
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A machine that burns fuel and converts the resulting heat into mechanical energy.
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:
0.05
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:
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:
40,000 miles (64,000 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:
40,000 miles (64,000 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:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Diesel particle filter
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device designed to remove diesel particulate matter or soot from the exhaust gas of a diesel engine
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Perform
Item:
Road test
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.2
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:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Automatic transmission filter(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A component in most automatic transmissions that is fitted over the fluid intake, usually in the pan, that prevents debris and other contaminants from circulating throughout the transmission's inner workings and potentially causing unnecessary wear or damage. Some transmissions use a reusable metal or nylon mesh-type screen in place of a disposable filter.
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.
Distance:
40,000 miles (64,000 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:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
2.4
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:
2011-11-01
Bulletin Number:
TT-57-11-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10051761

Component Description: (A) Equipment:electrical., (B) Steering:electric power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: if electronic steering column lock was replaced or updated, would cause the remote keyless entry failure to lock doors or arm alarm, but will unlock doors. Models 2011-2013 golf, gti, jetta tiguan, passat, beetle. ( nhtsa item number - 10051761 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-01-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-37-12-02
NHTSA Item Number:
10043535

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: while driving approximately 55 to 65mph, a whinning or whistle noise is heard. The shifter cable may transmit noise, which may come from transmission counter gear, into passenger compartment. ( nhtsa item number - 10043535 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-01-01
Bulletin Number:
V37 12 03
NHTSA Item Number:
10043548

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Whistle or whine noise coming from the transmission when driving. More noticeable at 55 mph to 65 mph. ( nhtsa item number - 10043548 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-01-01
Bulletin Number:
64C7
NHTSA Item Number:
10068907

Component Description: Structure:body:door/window:emergency exit.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10068907 ).

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:
2012-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-VSS-12-03
NHTSA Item Number:
10067580

Component Description: Visibility.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067580 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-20122609
NHTSA Item Number:
10067589

Component Description: Visibility.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067589 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-VSS-12-03
NHTSA Item Number:
10067594

Component Description: Visibility.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067594 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-V-641201
NHTSA Item Number:
10071297

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10071297 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-09-01
Bulletin Number:
TT 57-12-12
NHTSA Item Number:
10073857

Component Description: Structure:body:roof and pillars.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10073857 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-09-01
Bulletin Number:
TT 90-12-05
NHTSA Item Number:
10073866

Component Description: Fuel system, other:storage:fuel gauge system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10073866 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-09-01
Bulletin Number:
VSS-12-03
NHTSA Item Number:
10074076

Component Description: Structure:body:door/window:emergency exit.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10074076 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-09-01
Bulletin Number:
VWS-12-03A
NHTSA Item Number:
10074097

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10074097 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-2028594
NHTSA Item Number:
10067564

Component Description: Visibility.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067564 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-64C7
NHTSA Item Number:
10067565

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067565 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
2028594
NHTSA Item Number:
10073081

Component Description: Structure:body:door/window:emergency exit.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10073081 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
641204
NHTSA Item Number:
10073082

Component Description: Structure:body:door/window:emergency exit.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10073082 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
2011165
NHTSA Item Number:
10073969

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10073969 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-10-01
Bulletin Number:
VSS-12-05
NHTSA Item Number:
10074078

Component Description: Structure:body:door/window:emergency exit.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10074078 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-01-12-32
NHTSA Item Number:
10051339

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: a false flow reading caused by production tolerance in diagnostic module tank leakage (dmtl) pump. Models 2012-2013 passat, jetta, beetle. ( nhtsa item number - 10051339 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-20-12-02
NHTSA Item Number:
10051379

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: when not driven for long periods of time, would have engine crank, but no start. Sometimes engine may run rought and/or mil on. Models 2009-2013 tiguan, eos, cc, gti, beetle, jetta. ( nhtsa item number - 10051379 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
2031341
NHTSA Item Number:
10067142

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067142 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
2031087
NHTSA Item Number:
10067196

Component Description: Suspension:front:wheel bearing.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067196 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
5N0057342B
NHTSA Item Number:
10069844

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10069844 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
69I9
NHTSA Item Number:
10070050

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10070050 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
TT64-12-03
NHTSA Item Number:
10070793

Component Description: Structure.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10070793 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
2031839
NHTSA Item Number:
10071017

Component Description: Fuel system, other:storage:fuel gauge system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10071017 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
VSE-12-16
NHTSA Item Number:
10071911

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10071911 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
TT 17-12-03
NHTSA Item Number:
10072892

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10072892 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
TT 17-12-03
NHTSA Item Number:
10072894

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10072894 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
151204
NHTSA Item Number:
10049979

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: camshaft adjustment valve 1-n205-diagnosis. One or more specific fault codes may be stored in the ecm fault memory. ( nhtsa item number - 10049979 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
171206
NHTSA Item Number:
10049999

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: possible oil leak from oil filter housing. Manufacturing debris found in the oil filter housing may prevent a proper seal with the filter flange, resulting in an oil leak. ( nhtsa item number - 10049999 ).

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:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
241208
NHTSA Item Number:
10050099

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:manifold/header/muffler/tail pipe.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: intake manifold restriction check. Mil-on and 1 or more of the following diagnostic codes may be stored in ecm fault memory. ( nhtsa item number - 10050099 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
V011233
NHTSA Item Number:
10051479

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: dtc p0441 stored in the engine control module. Production tolerance in diagnostic module tank leakage (dmtl) pump could cause a false flow reading. ( nhtsa item number - 10051479 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-64C7
NHTSA Item Number:
10067566

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10067566 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-1212
NHTSA Item Number:
10071291

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10071291 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
2032116
NHTSA Item Number:
10072641

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10072641 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
2031087
NHTSA Item Number:
10073073

Component Description: Wheels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10073073 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
2032093
NHTSA Item Number:
10073080

Component Description: Structure.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10073080 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
2031341
NHTSA Item Number:
10073978

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10073978 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-12-01
Bulletin Number:
VWS-12-03
NHTSA Item Number:
10074096

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10074096 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-01-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-20-13-02
NHTSA Item Number:
10051639

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: high pressure fuel pump diagnosis. Engine crank, no start after long periods without driving. Engine may run rough, and or mil-on with dtc p0087-low fuel pressure stored in ecm fault memory. Also included model eos year 2013, mo ( nhtsa item number - 10051639 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-01-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-20-13-01
NHTSA Item Number:
10051755

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: would experience no start after long periods of not driving and engine run rough. To avoid unnecessary replacements, high pressure fuel pump diagnosis test is essential to proper pump operation. Models 2009-2013 tiguan, eos ( nhtsa item number - 10051755 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-01-01
Bulletin Number:
64C9
NHTSA Item Number:
10068214

Component Description: Structure.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10068214 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-01-01
Bulletin Number:
64C9
NHTSA Item Number:
10068928

Component Description: Structure:body:door/window:emergency exit.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10068928 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SA-64C9
NHTSA Item Number:
10051752

Component Description: Air bags:side/window.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: see document search button for owner letter. Window motors, at time of production, was installed and causes operation problems with front windows. Models 2012-2013 beetle. ( nhtsa item number - 10051752 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-03-01
Bulletin Number:
48-13-02
NHTSA Item Number:
10052042

Component Description: Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: some vehicles may exhibit poor power steering assistance. Dtcs may be stored in power steering control module j500. Alsoincluded model jetta sportwagen model year 2010-2012. ( nhtsa item number - 10052042 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-04-01
Bulletin Number:
2033699
NHTSA Item Number:
10071011

Component Description: Structure:body:bumpers.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10071011 ).

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:
TT87-11-01
NHTSA Item Number:
10071155

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10071155 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-06-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-27-13-01
NHTSA Item Number:
10052654

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: due to accessory drive belt being damaged or missing, the charging system is inoperative or malfunction, and noise is coming from engine compartment. Model 2012-2014 all vehicles except routan, touareg hybrid, jetta hybrid. ( nhtsa item number - 10052654 ).

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-20-13-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10053936

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: activated charcoal filter system, solenoid valve and performing gff function test a vacuum check on canister purge valve n80 are essential to diagnose proper operation. Model 2009-14 all but routan. ( nhtsa item number - 10053936 ).

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:
2014-04-01
Bulletin Number:
TT 87-11-01
NHTSA Item Number:
10069534

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10069534 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-09-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-57-14-03
NHTSA Item Number:
10056454

Component Description: Latches/locks/linkages:doors:latch.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: the exterior handle on front door is very hard to open due to various climate or temperature conditions affecting the lock operation and may require more of an effort to release. Model 2011-2015 jetta (a6), golf/gti (a7), beet ( nhtsa item number - 10056454 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-11-01
Bulletin Number:
TT 64-14-03
NHTSA Item Number:
10069522

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10069522 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-11-01
Bulletin Number:
TT 64*-14-03
NHTSA Item Number:
10069523

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10069523 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-11-01
Bulletin Number:
TT 64-14-04
NHTSA Item Number:
10069524

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10069524 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-11-01
Bulletin Number:
2034012
NHTSA Item Number:
10069633

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10069633 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-06-01
Bulletin Number:
ESA-23O6
NHTSA Item Number:
10058669

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control., (B) Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:manifold/header/muffler/tail pipe.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: tsb contains an owner notification letter. Select document search button below. To ensure emissions of tailpipe is optimized and efficiently operating, the engine management software was improve due to an updated ecm software ( nhtsa item number - 10058669 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
BEETLE
Year(s):
2012
Manufacturer:
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
NHTSA ID:
12V331000
Recall Date:
July 16th, 2012
Units Affected:
83

Affected Component: Tires.

Summary: Volkswagen is recalling certain model year 2012 beetle vehicles. Some vehicles may be equipped with summer tires that fail to comply with federal motor vehicle safety standards 110 "tire selection and rims" and 139 "new pneumatic tires for light vehicles. ".

Conequence: Due to an error at the factory, the affected vehicles were produced with summer tires that are possibly not in compliance with federal motor vehicle safety standards 110 "tire selection & rims" and 139 "new pneumatic tires for light vehicles. " in addition, customers may be unaware that their vehicle is equipped with summer performance tires. Summer tires have different grip and performance characteristics. These issues may lead to an increased risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and replace the noncompliant tires, free of charge. The safety recall began on september 12, 2012. Owners may contact volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987. .

Notes: Volkswagen's safety recall number is 44k8/w4. Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
2
Make(s):
VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
BEETLE
Year(s):
2012, 2013
Manufacturer:
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
NHTSA ID:
12V540000
Recall Date:
November 15th, 2012
Units Affected:
2,471

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

Summary: Volkswagen is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 beetle vehicles, manufactured from february 2012, through august 2012, and equipped with leather sport seats. If the right front passenger seat gets wet, the occupant control module may not properly detect the presence of a child restraint installed in the seat. .

Conequence: If the control module does not detect a child seat installed, the airbag will not turn off. If the airbag does not turn off, in the event of a crash necessitating front airbag deployment, a child secured in the child seat may be at an increased risk for serious injury. .

Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and replace the control modules, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during january 2013. Owners may contact volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987. .

Notes: Volkswagen's campaign recall number is 69i9/w6. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
3
Make(s):
VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
BEETLE, JETTA
Year(s):
2011, 2012, 2013
Manufacturer:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
14V656000
Recall Date:
October 20th, 2014
Units Affected:
442,066

Affected Component: Suspension:rear.

Summary: Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 jetta vehicles manufactured march 1, 2010, to november 30, 2012, and 2012-2013 beetle vehicles manufactured march 1, 2011, to july 31, 2013. The durability of the rear trailing arms may be reduced in vehicles whose rear trailing arms have been previously deformed, such as a result of a rear or side-rear impact crash. .

Conequence: The reduced durability of the trailing arm may result in its sudden fracture, possibly causing loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install a sheet metal inlay on the rear axle trailing arms designed to prevent a sudden loss of control in the event of trailing arm sudden fracture, free of charge. The recall began april 7, 2015. Owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. .

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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