Safety Ratings
2005 Volkswagen Passat
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Number of Recalls3
Number of Complaints118
Number of Investigations3
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2005 Volkswagen Passat vehicles

2005 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.

2005 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.

2005 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.

2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT for sale

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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$9,997

2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 100154 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Denver, CO
  • MPG: 18 City / 26 Hwy

2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$6,995

2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 106242 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Nashville, IL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$6,990
Price Reduced

2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 63227 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hollywood, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$8,995

2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 97500 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Altoona, PA
  • MPG: 18 City / 26 Hwy

2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$4,995

2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 130053 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Pasadena, CA
  • MPG: 18 City / 26 Hwy

2005 Volkswagen Passat GLX

$6,995

2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 121352 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy

2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS

New Listing
$10,500

2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 112500 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hoover, AL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$7,995

2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 94501 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$5,751

2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 108312 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Stafford, VA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$10,996

2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 94185 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Scottsdale, AZ
  • MPG: 23 City / 34 Hwy

2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$7,898

2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 74465 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Charlotte, NC
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$7,995

2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 127464 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Morrow, GA
  • MPG: 23 City / 34 Hwy

2005 Volkswagen Passat GL

$6,495

2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GL

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 89589 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Doral, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$6,912

2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 95961 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS

$8,495

2005 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 79879 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Stafford, VA
  • MPG: 18 City / 26 Hwy
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