Safety Ratings
2003 Volkswagen Golf
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 4.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Number of Recalls4
Number of Complaints24
Number of Investigations2
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2003 Volkswagen Golf vehicles

2003 Volkswagen Golf (3/7/2014)  

Campaign Number: 14E007000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Description: The Gates Corporation (Gates) is recalling certain aftermarket Tru-Flow Water Pumps, part number TFW 41127, sold at certain NAPA Auto Parts and/or installed by automotive service technicians after November 1, 2013 (and manufactured August 2013 through October 2013) that have a black-colored pulley/sprocket or do not have 'US9377' stamped on the water pump housing. These service replacement parts were sold for use in model year 1999-2005 Audi A4, 2000-2006 Audi TT, 1998-2005 Volkswagen Beetle, 1999-2006 Golf, 1999-2008 and 2011-2013 Volkswagen Jetta, and 2000-2005 Volkswagen Passat. In the affected water pumps, the pulley or sprocket that turns the timing belt may develop microfractures causing the timing belt to fail.

Defect: A failure of the timing belt may cause the engine to shut down, potentially increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Corrective Action: Gates will notify owners, and dealers will replace the water pump, free of charge. The recall began during May 2014. Owners may contact The Gates Corporation at 1-303-744-1911.

2003 Volkswagen Golf (5/11/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09E025000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group 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.

2003 Volkswagen Golf (4/7/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09E012000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Description: SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 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: SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

2003 Volkswagen Golf (3/29/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07E023000

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Description: CERTAIN CARDONE MASTER CYLINDERS WITH PART NUMBERS 10-2925, 10-2987, 10-2987MZA, 10-3083, 11-3015, 11-3042, 11-3044, 11-3045, 11-3047, 11-3064, AND 11-3156, AND WITH DATE CODES LOWER THAN DCA7078 SOLD AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. THE SEAL ON MASTER CYLINDER CAN FAIL AND LEAK BRAKE FLUID.

Defect: LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID CAN RESULT IN POOR BRAKING PERFORMANCE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: CARDONE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE ANY DEFECTIVE MASTER CYLINDERS. THE RECALL BEGAN DURING APRIL 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT CARDONE AT 1-800-777-4780.

2003 Volkswagen Golf (2/20/2007)  

Campaign Number: 07V063000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group 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.

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF for sale

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2003 Volkswagen Golf GL

$2,497

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 127,659 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Owasso, OK
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy
  • 9 Days on Lot

2003 Volkswagen Golf GL

$3,555
$19,999
Price Reduced!

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 107,459 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Des Plaines, IL
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy
  • 160 Days on Lot
$3,699

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 126,061 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: East Haven, CT
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy
  • 66 Days on Lot
$5,249

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 84,597 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sacramento, CA
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy
  • 14 Days on Lot
$4,495

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 124,929 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sacramento, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy
  • 378 Days on Lot
$4,995

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 171,663 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Dalton, GA
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy
$6,995

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 87,459 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Jamaica, NY
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy
  • 214 Days on Lot

2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS

$4,995

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 88,643 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Manchester, NH
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy
$5,999

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 150,710 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bloomington, MN
  • MPG: 35 City / 44 Hwy
  • 1 Day on Lot

2003 Volkswagen Golf GL

$3,994

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 154,652 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Isanti, MN
  • MPG: 35 City / 44 Hwy

2003 Volkswagen Golf GL

$2,992

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 156,079 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy
  • 17 Days on Lot
$3,200

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 185,092 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Knoxville, TN
  • MPG: 35 City / 44 Hwy
  • 1 Day on Lot
$1,995

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 236,796 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Plaistow, NH
  • MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy
  • 452 Days on Lot

2003 Volkswagen Golf GL

$2,900

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GL

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 262,988 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Delray Beach, FL
  • MPG: 35 City / 44 Hwy

2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS

$3,995

2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GLS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 151,842 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • MPG: 21 City / 29 Hwy
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