Safety Ratings
2009 Volkswagen Passat
Front Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Number of Recalls2
Number of Complaints46
Number of Investigations2
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2009 Volkswagen Passat vehicles

2009 Volkswagen Passat (11/3/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08V577000

Component Name: STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VW IS RECALLING 130 MY 2009 PASSAT, PASSAT WAGON, AND PASSAT CC VEHICLES. SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE AN ELECTROMECHANICAL STEERING GEAR CONTROL UNIT THAT CAN MALFUNCTION DUE TO A DAMAGED CAPACITOR. IF THIS MALFUNCTION OCCURS, THE DRIVER'S STEERING INPUT IS NOT PROPERLY PROCESSED BY THE SYSTEM AND THE VEHICLE MAY NOT RESPOND AS THE DRIVER INTENDS. THIS DEFECT CAN ONLY OCCUR IMMEDIATELY AFTER VEHICLE START-UP WHEN THE STEERING WHEEL IS MOVED FOR THE FIRST TIME AND AT SPEEDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.

Defect: DRIVER ATTEMPTS TO OVERCOME THE SYSTEM DURING MALFUNCTION WILL CAUSE (1) VIBRATIONS IN THE STEERING WHEEL; (2) THE STEERING SYSTEM MOTOR TO TURN OFF; (3) THE RED STEERING SYSTEM MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE; AND (4) AUDIBLE WARNINGS TO CHIME. A MALFUNCTIONING STEERING SYSTEM COULD LEAD TO A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STEERING GEAR IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 5, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VW AT 1-800-822-8987.

Used 2009 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT for sale

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2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$12,599

2009 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 91261 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Waterloo, NY
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$11,209

2009 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 103937 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Waterloo, NY
  • MPG: 19 City / 29 Hwy

2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$14,500

2009 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 45882 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Akron, OH
  • MPG: 19 City / 29 Hwy

2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$11,995

2009 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 98542 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • MPG: 19 City / 29 Hwy

2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$10,794

2009 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 75767 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Wickliffe, OH
  • MPG: 19 City / 29 Hwy

2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$11,765
Price Reduced

2009 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 83582 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Phoenix, AZ
  • MPG: 19 City / 29 Hwy

2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$13,121

2009 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 62832 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$12,500

2009 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 71207 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Dover, DE
  • MPG: 19 City / 29 Hwy

2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$12,985

2009 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 93254 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Shoreline, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 29 Hwy

2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$14,500

2009 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 55883 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Greensboro, NC
  • MPG: 19 City / 29 Hwy

2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$12,500

2009 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 85808 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Wilmington, NC
  • MPG: 19 City / 29 Hwy

2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$13,404
Price Reduced

2009 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 78010 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: San Jose, CA
  • MPG: 19 City / 29 Hwy

2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$14,975
Price Reduced

2009 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 40470 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Westminster, MD
  • MPG: 19 City / 29 Hwy

2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$11,155

2009 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 97817 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Buford, GA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy

2009 Volkswagen Passat Komfort

$13,395

2009 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT KOMFORT

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 96546 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Memphis, TN
  • MPG: 19 City / 29 Hwy
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