Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 1998 Volkswagen Passat vehicles

1998 Volkswagen Passat (5/11/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09E025000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Defect: DECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.

1998 Volkswagen Passat (1/25/2002)  

Campaign Number: 02V026000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: 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.

Defect: FUEL LEAKAGE CAN OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.

Corrective Action: 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.

1998 Volkswagen Passat (9/13/1999)  

Campaign Number: 99V248000

Component Name: STEERING:LINKAGES:ROD:RELAY:CONNECTING

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE TIE RODS OF THE STEERING ASSEMBLY ARE PROTECTED ON EACH SIDE BY A SEAL TO PREVENT MOISTURE AND DUST PARTICLES FROM ENTERING THE SWIVEL BEARING MECHANISM. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT SOME TIE ROD SEALS MAY NOT SEAL PROPERLY.

Defect: IF MOISTURE AND/OR DUST PARTICLES ENTER THE SWIVEL BEARING MECHANISM, THE SWIVEL BEARING COULD WEAR OVER TIME DIMINISHING THE STEERING CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TIE RODS.

1998 Volkswagen Passat (5/21/1999)  

Campaign Number: 99V131001

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. A CONTROL VALVE IN THE VACUUM HOSE CONNECTING THE BRAKE BOOSTER TO THE INTAKE MANIFOLD MAY NOT OPEN OR CLOSE FULLY AT TEMPERATURES BELOW -4 F UNDER CERTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS.

Defect: THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE INSUFFICIENT VACUUM TO BE PROVIDED TO THE BRAKE BOOSTER.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A VACUUM BY-PASS SYSTEM INTO VEHICLES OPERATED IN THESE STATES WHICH IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE SUFFICIENT VACUUM FOR FULL BRAKE ASSIST UNDER ALL WEATHER CONDITIONS.

1998 Volkswagen Passat (6/22/1998)  

Campaign Number: 98V134000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE ENGINE BACKFIRES DURING A COLD-START, AN AIR SCREEN WHICH IS LOOSELY SEATED IN THE AIR FLOW METER CAN BECOME DAMAGED.

Defect: SCREEN PIECES COULD ENTER THE INTAKE AIR FLOW SYSTEM AND PREVENT THE THROTTLE PLATE FROM RETURNING TO ITS FULL IDLE POSITION.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A RETAINING RING TO HOLD THE AIR SCREEN IN PLACE.

1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT for sale

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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$5,995

1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 72000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • MPG: 20 City / 29 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$5,000

1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 84827 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bensenville, IL
  • MPG: 15 City / 24 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS

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1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 205996 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Olympia, WA
  • MPG: 20 City / 29 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS

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1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 126374 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Erie, PA
  • MPG: 18 City / 28 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS

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1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 189000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Towson, MD
  • MPG: 18 City / 28 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS

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1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Post Falls, ID
  • MPG: 18 City / 28 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$2,999

1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 130953 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Glendora, CA
  • MPG: 20 City / 29 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$1,500

1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 84000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Port Saint Lucie, FL
  • MPG: 20 City / 29 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$2,995

1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 148748 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Santa Clara, CA
  • MPG: 18 City / 28 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Passat GLX

$3,999

1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 129421 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Spokane, WA
  • MPG: 18 City / 26 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$2,995

1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 171473 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Pleasant Grove, UT
  • MPG: 18 City / 28 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$2,500
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1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 148193 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bridgeview, IL
  • MPG: 18 City / 28 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$1,995

1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 167398 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Howell, NJ
  • MPG: 15 City / 24 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$3,399

1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 132000 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Ramsey, MN
  • MPG: 20 City / 29 Hwy

1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$5,999

1998 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 97233 Miles
  • Ext Color: Purple
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Selma, CA
  • MPG: 18 City / 28 Hwy
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