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 (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.

2004 Volkswagen Passat (4/7/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08V156000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group 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 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.

2004 Volkswagen Passat (12/15/2004)  

Campaign Number: 04V586000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group 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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$7,665

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 113,811 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Georgetown, DE
  • MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy
  • 77 Days on Lot
$4,999

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 185,936 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Machesney Park, IL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 402 Days on Lot
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2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 114,693 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hackensack, NJ
  • MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy
  • 190 Days on Lot
$4,825
$5,950
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2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Federal Way, WA
  • MPG: 17 City / 26 Hwy
  • 383 Days on Lot

2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX

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2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Albuquerque, NM
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy
$8,999

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 89,156 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Boerne, TX
  • MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy
  • 38 Days on Lot
$6,990
$7,490
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2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 86,989 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy
  • 45 Days on Lot
$5,591

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 82,683 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Henderson, NV
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 6 Days on Lot
$4,995

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 104,509 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Downey, CA
  • MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy
  • 15 Days on Lot
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2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 132,170 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Renton, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 8 Days on Lot
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2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 110,761 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Harvey, IL
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 188 Days on Lot
$5,995

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 118,096 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Salem, OR
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 28 Days on Lot
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2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Stanhope, NJ
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
  • 4 Days on Lot

2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX

$1,999

2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLX

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 175,714 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Heath, OH
  • MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy
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2004 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT GLS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 170,217 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Afton, WY
  • MPG: 19 City / 28 Hwy
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