Safety Ratings
2002 Volkswagen Passat
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Number of Recalls3
Number of Complaints599
Number of Investigations9
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2002 Volkswagen Passat vehicles

2002 Volkswagen Passat (4/7/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08V156000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: 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.

Defect: 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.

Corrective Action: 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.

2002 Volkswagen Passat (4/22/2003)  

Campaign Number: 03V154000

Component Name: TIRES

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: CERTAIN SEDANS AND STATION WAGONS EQUIPPED WITH 4.0L W8 ENGINES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THE AFFECTED VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH TIRES OF THE MAXIMUM LOAD RATING INDEX 93H; HOWEVER, THEY SHOULD HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH TIRES WITH THE LOAD RATING INDEX 97H.

Defect: THESE VEHICLES SHOULD HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED WITH TIRES HAVING THE LOAD RATING INDEX 97H.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL FOUR TIRES WITH THE PROPER SIZE TIRES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 19, 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 VW AT 1-800-822-8987.

2002 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.

2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT for sale

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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX

$4,491

2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 153054 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Las Cruces, NM
  • MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy

2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$6,995

2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 98792 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Salem, OR
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX

$6,995

2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 157497 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Springfield, OR
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX

$5,973

2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 118424 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Mount Prospect, IL
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS

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2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 179664 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hendersonville, NC
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX

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2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 119944 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Boulder, CO
  • MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy

2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX

$5,899

2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 125683 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Huntsville, AL
  • MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy

2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX

$7,900

2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 88372 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Boulder, CO
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$6,648

2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 107728 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Greeley, CO
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS

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2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 161347 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Freehold, NJ
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$7,888

2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 96760 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Santa Clara, CA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$5,595

2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 176281 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Edmond, OK
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2002 Volkswagen Passat W8

$7,994

2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT W8

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 115957 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Littleton, CO
  • MPG: 16 City / 23 Hwy

2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS

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2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 170354 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sagle, ID
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$5,995

2002 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 117029 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Altoona, PA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
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