Safety Ratings
2004 Volkswagen Passat
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Number of Recalls3
Number of Complaints223
Number of Investigations3
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2004 Volkswagen Passat vehicles

2004 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.

2004 Volkswagen Passat (2/20/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07V063000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER, WAGON, AND CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH OR WITHOUT CRUISE CONTROL, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION IF IT WAS INSTALLED INCORRECTLY.

Defect: THE BRAKE LIGHTS COULD BECOME INOPERATIVE, OR REMAIN ON. FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE PROPER SIGNAL WHEN BRAKING COULD LEAD TO A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE NEWLY DESIGNED BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 27, 2007, AND WILL BE CONDUCTED IN SEVERAL STAGGERED MAILINGS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 21, 2007. VEHICLES WITHIN THE MAKE, MODEL, AND MODEL YEAR OF THIS POPULATION MAY BE INVOLVED IN EITHER THIS RECALL OR 06V-183, BUT NOT BOTH. THE REMEDY IS THE SAME FOR EACH RECALL. VOLKSWAGEN DEALERS WILL APPLY THE REMEDY BASED ON THE VIN NUMBER OF THE VEHICLE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VW AT 1-800-822-8987.

2004 Volkswagen Passat (12/15/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04V586000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE HIGH PRESSURE DIESEL PUMPS WERE PRODUCED WITH AN IMPROPER FASTENER, WHICH COULD ALLOW DIESEL FUEL TO ESCAPE FROM THE PUMP.

Defect: FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE MAY LEAD TO A FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DIESEL PUMP. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 8, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT for sale

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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX

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2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 60374 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Gulfport, MS
  • MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy

2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$7,555
Price Reduced

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 85341 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Saint Louis, MO
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX

$11,995

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 85045 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Columbia, SC
  • MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy

2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$5,995

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 140191 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Kahului, HI
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX

$6,595

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 110891 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Walnut Creek, CA
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS

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2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 127819 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Gainesville, GA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$6,999

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 83009 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fond Du Lac, WI
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX

$8,995

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 118857 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX

$8,995

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 117954 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX

$5,994

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 121045 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Machesney Park, IL
  • MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy

2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX

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$8,900

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 55343 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Wayzata, MN
  • MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy

2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX

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2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 137532 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Fox Lake, IL
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

2004 Volkswagen Passat GL

$7,988

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GL

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 73356 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Pinellas Park, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$4,595

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 110668 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Indiana, PA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$7,297

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 100154 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Banning, CA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
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