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2001 Volkswagen Passat
1.8L 4-cyl Engine Code AWM Turbo
150 bhp. @ 5700 rpm / Torque: 155 ft. lbs. @ 1750 rpm
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1 (1781cc)
20 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft
1.8L 4-cyl (inline) Code: AWM Turbo (Gasoline)

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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 (2001 Volkswagen Passat with engine code AWM) 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


    AMSOIL Technical Service Bulletin:
    This vehicle is equipped with a turbocharger. Turbos create severe service conditions by dramatically increasing temperatures. AMSOIL synthetic motor oils provide excellent protection for turbocharged vehicles. When using AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil, do not exceed the severe-service drain interval of 15, 000 miles, 700 hours or one year, whichever comes first.

    Grade 1  »  SEO [1]
    Synthetic 5W-40 I-ESP Euro Oil (AFLQT)
    Synthetic 5W-40 C-ESP Euro Oil (EFMQT)
    Synthetic 0W-40 C-ESP Euro Oil (EFOQT)
    All TEMPS  »  5W-40, 5W-30 [2]
  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, 012 (5-SPD)  »  SLF [3]

    All TEMPS  » 
    Synthetic Manual Transmission and Transaxle Gear Lube (75W-90) API GL-4 (MTGQT)
  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Front Differential

    Differential, Front W/ AT  »  GLS [5] [6]

    All TEMPS  » 
    75W-90 Synthetic Long Life Gear Lube (FGRQT)
  5. Rear Differential

    Differential, Rear 01R  »  GLS [5]

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

    Power Steering Fluid  »  PS

    Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN) [8]
  7. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

    AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-4 (BF4SN) [7]
  8. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HBH

    AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-4 (BF4SN) [7]
  9. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Use engine oil meeting Volkswagen Oil Standard 502 00
    [2] If synthetic oil that meets the applicable Audi, Volkswagen
    oil quality standard with viscosity grade SAE 5W-40 or SAE
    5W-30 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.
    [3] VW part no. G 052 911 A1 (synthetic), or equivalent
    [4] Audi/VW Part number G 052 162 A2
    [5] Audi/VW Part number G 052 145 A1, G 052 145 A2 or
    G 052 145 S2
    [6] Final drive for Automatic transmission only.
    [7] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 4 P/N B 000 750 M3
    [8] P/N G 002 000 or G 002 012

  10. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.1 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  7 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 01V Initial Fill  »  2.6 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    5 speed 01V  »  9 liters
    Manual Transmission, 012 (5-SPD)  »  2.3 liters
    Differential, With AT Front  »  0.8 liters [2]
    Differential, 01R Rear  »  1.5 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] Final drive for Automatic transmission only.
  11. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  12. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  22 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission 012/01W
    Fill Plug 18 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug NA 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

  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)

    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%. Package sizes include: 12-oz. Bottle 12-oz. Bottles (cas...

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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...
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...
BF4 Series 600 DOT 4 Racing Brake Fluid (BF4)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** AMSOIL now offers Series 600 DOT 4 Racing Brake Fluid. AMSOIL Brake Fluids provide superior high-temperature performance in auto/light truck, high-performance, racing and powersports appl...
PSF Synthetic Universal Power Steering Fluid (PSF)

AMSOIL Synthetic Universal 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. ...
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.

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:
Rotate
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:
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:
Check fluid level
Item:
Brake master cylinder
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that stores brake fluid and hydraulically forces it through the brake lines to the brakes when the brake pedal is depressed.
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:
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:
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:
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:
20,000 miles (32,000 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:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The liquid in a transmission that allows it to function and serves as a cooling and lubrication medium.
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:
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:
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
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:
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:
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:
30,000 miles (48,000 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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.7
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
2.8
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:
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:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
2.8
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2012-11-01
Bulletin Number:
TT-45-06-54
NHTSA Item Number:
10051242

Component Description: Service brakes, air:antilock:control unit/module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: update to information. Providing correct coding values for abs control modules on certain vehicles without can-bus. Models 1998-2002 passat. ( nhtsa item number - 10051242 ).

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

Component Description: Child seat:latch connector.

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

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

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

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

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition.

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

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

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition.

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

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

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition.

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:
2009-05-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-07-09-06
NHTSA Item Number:
10030369

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: engine oil pressure too low, light is on, engine flush. The low engine oil pressure condition may be caused by a restriction of the oil pump suction line strainer. ( nhtsa item number - 10030369 ).

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

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

Component Description: 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:
2008-06-01
Bulletin Number:
P 9-66C8
NHTSA Item Number:
10025923

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: 2001-2005 models: service air plenum area to improve drainage and install improved pollen filter seal. Water could leak into the passenger compartment. 2002 models could have leaks into the brake booster. ( nhtsa item number - 10025923 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-06-01
Bulletin Number:
P 9-66C8
NHTSA Item Number:
10025923

Component Description: Structure:frame and members.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: 2001-2005 models: service air plenum area to improve drainage and install improved pollen filter seal. Water could leak into the passenger compartment. 2002 models could have leaks into the brake booster. ( nhtsa item number - 10025923 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-06-01
Bulletin Number:
P-9-99C8
NHTSA Item Number:
10026068

Component Description: Structure.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: service air plenum area to improve drainage and install improved pollen filter seal. ( nhtsa item number - 10026068 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-06-01
Bulletin Number:
P-9-99C8
NHTSA Item Number:
10026068

Component Description: Structure:frame and members.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: service air plenum area to improve drainage and install improved pollen filter seal. ( nhtsa item number - 10026068 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-06-01
Bulletin Number:
P-9-99C8
NHTSA Item Number:
10026068

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volkswagen: service air plenum area to improve drainage and install improved pollen filter seal. ( nhtsa item number - 10026068 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-05-01
Bulletin Number:
2002419
NHTSA Item Number:
10021958

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Intermittent windshield wiper, wipes across windshield once then stops. ( nhtsa item number - 10021958 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-03-01
Bulletin Number:
2013233
NHTSA Item Number:
10021437

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine oil pressure too low, light is on, engine flush. ( nhtsa item number - 10021437 ).

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:
2005-08-01
Bulletin Number:
0401
NHTSA Item Number:
10009887

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine oil specifications, oil capacity, oil filter. ( nhtsa item number - 10009887 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-07-01
Bulletin Number:
0513
NHTSA Item Number:
10016097

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Update programming for catalytic converter system. ( nhtsa item number - 10016097 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-07-01
Bulletin Number:
0517
NHTSA Item Number:
10016037

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock:control unit/module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Anti-lock brake system (abs) control module warranty repair process. ( nhtsa item number - 10016037 ).

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:
2004-11-01
Bulletin Number:
004
NHTSA Item Number:
10011567

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine coolant temperature (ect) sensor. ( nhtsa item number - 10011567 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-10-01
Bulletin Number:
0403
NHTSA Item Number:
10010539

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Valve cover, diagnosing oil leakage from gaskets. ( nhtsa item number - 10010539 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-08-01
Bulletin Number:
0402
NHTSA Item Number:
10009888

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Low engine oil pressure light is on. ( nhtsa item number - 10009888 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-08-01
Bulletin Number:
0421
NHTSA Item Number:
10009874

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Oil sludge - warranty extension for 1998-2004 model year volkswagen passat with 1. 8l turbo engine us and canadian dealers. Service circular. ( nhtsa item number - 10009874 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-08-01
Bulletin Number:
0421
NHTSA Item Number:
10009873

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Warranty extension covering certain oil sludge related repairs. ( nhtsa item number - 10009873 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-07-01
Bulletin Number:
0403
NHTSA Item Number:
10008913

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine, fluctuating idle or idle speed too low. ( nhtsa item number - 10008913 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
0402
NHTSA Item Number:
10008086

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine, fluctuating idle or idle speed too low. ( nhtsa item number - 10008086 ).

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:
2004-04-01
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:
2003-09-01
Bulletin Number:
092603
NHTSA Item Number:
10006830

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist:pump.

Service Bulletin Summary: Zf vh recall of the zf steering pump, supplied to wd's for replacement of the audi a4 passat p/n 8d0 145 156fx instead of the correct zf p/n 7691 955 276zw. 2004 audi a4 also included. ( nhtsa item number - 10006830 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-08-01
Bulletin Number:
0103
NHTSA Item Number:
626970

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring:interior/under dash.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may experience instrument cluster malfunction. ( nhtsa item number - 626970 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-06-01
Bulletin Number:
0101
NHTSA Item Number:
621613

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding latch system lower anchors and tethers for children, installing / retrofitting. ( nhtsa item number - 621613 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-06-01
Bulletin Number:
900101
NHTSA Item Number:
621623

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring:interior/under dash.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding malfunctioning instrument cluster. ( nhtsa item number - 621623 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-05-01
Bulletin Number:
0101
NHTSA Item Number:
621610

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with noise from headliner coming from front of sunroof area on vehicles up to vin 3b_1p284196. ( nhtsa item number - 621610 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
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).

#
2
Make(s):
VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
PASSAT
Year(s):
1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Manufacturer:
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
NHTSA ID:
08V156000
Recall Date:
April 7th, 2008
Units Affected:
412,000

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline:delivery | fuel system, gasoline:delivery.

Summary: Volkswagen is recalling 412,000 my 1999-2005 passat (5th generation) vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions and produced after june 14, 1999. These vehicles may have an underbody heat shield that can become damaged. In addition, affected vehicles with automatic or manual transmissions may have a fuel line (1. 8t engines only) or fuel tank ventilation valve (4motion/all wheel drive only) that can leak due to fracture. .

Conequence: A heat shield that may contact the exhaust system can result in a vehicle fire. In addition, a fuel leak from a fuel line or fuel tank ventilation valve, in the presence of an ignition source, can lead to a vehicle fire. .

Remedy: Dealers will install additional underbody heat shields on vehicles with automatic transmissions to cover the possibly damaged areas and flash all 1. 8t engines with a precautionary software update. Dealers will also inspect and adjust the fuel line routing on 1. 8t vehicles and the fuel tank ventilation valve on 4motion/all wheel drive vehicles, and replace components if necessary free of charge. The recall began on june 13, 2008. Owners may contact volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987. .

Notes: Vwoa recall no. 26e5/r5. Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

#
3
Make(s):
VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
CABRIO, JETTA, PASSAT
Year(s):
1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Manufacturer:
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC
NHTSA ID:
02V026000
Recall Date:
January 25th, 2002
Units Affected:
487,284

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly:filler pipe and cap.

Summary: On some passenger vehicles, the fuel tank filler neck can suffer abrasion damage if the rear tire goes flat and the vehicle is driven until the tire disintegrates. .

Conequence: Fuel leakage can occur increasing the risk of a fire. .

Remedy: Dealers will fit passat vehicles with a new wheel house liner that will better protect the car's filler neck. Jetta vehicles will be fitted with a different metal shield designed to enhance abrasion protection in the event of tire disintegration. Owner notification began june 13, 2003. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987. .

Notes: Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

#
4
Make(s):
AUDI, VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
A6, PASSAT
Year(s):
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
Manufacturer:
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC
NHTSA ID:
01V157000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
70,000

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly.

Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. Sulfur in fuel interacts with certain additives found in widely available gasoline causing sulfur to become deposited on the contact points of three fuel sending units mounted inside the fuel tank. This could cause the fuel gauge to read full while the fuel tank may not in fact be full or could be empty. .

Conequence: Running out of fuel without warning while the fuel gauge indicates that there is sufficient fuel in the tank lead to safety problems. .

Remedy: Dealers will remove the existing fuel level sending units and replace them with fuel level sending units using a new alloy composed of gold, silver, and a small amount of nickel, which will not chemically react with sulfur. Vw/audi will also call back vehicles that were repaired under a previous recall last june in order to install the updated fuel sending units nhtsa 00v137/audi lb). Owner notification began may 1, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact audi at 1-866-892-2834. .

Notes: Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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