Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2020 Arteon are official communications between Volkswagen & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #V171803_2037201

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169516

      Engine Oil Checking at Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI). Updated to include model year 2020 applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 01-19-10

      Date Announced:
      NOV 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168335

      Additional test plans to clear memory after update programming in ECM. Read More »

    • TSB #V171901_2012855

      Date Announced:
      OCT 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167196

      Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards. Read More »

    • TSB #V171901_2012855

      Date Announced:
      SEP 24, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165535

      Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards. Read More »

    • TSB #V171901_2012855

      Date Announced:
      AUG 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164209

      Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards. Also includes 2004 and 2005 Jetta Wagon and 2018-2020 Tiguan LWB Read More »

    • TSB #V171901_2012855

      Date Announced:
      JUL 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163517

      Engine oil quality standards. Also includes all models for 1997-2003. Also Rabbit from 2006-2009. Read More »

    • TSB #V171805-2012855

      Date Announced:
      JUN 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161234

      Engine oils which meet Volkswagen oil quality standards. Read More »

    • TSB #V171806-2017813

      Date Announced:
      JUN 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161214

      Update to TB to include model year 2018 & 2019 applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #V171901-2012855

      Date Announced:
      MAR 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159016

      Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standards Read More »

    • TSB #V171805-2012855

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161472

      Engine oils which meet Volkswagen oil quality standards. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #20VWUSMN112619

      Date Announced:
      NOV 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168643

      "Additional Maintenance Items section: Transmission, automatic: Change fluid and filter (excluding Canada) (only non-DSG Automatic Transmission) every 80,000 miles : REMOVED: ""and filter""" Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:SOLENOID

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    AIR BAGS

    STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK

    TIRES

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #V001807203693517

      Date Announced:
      APR 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174056

      By-pack instruction for PDI, include additional model year applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #VWALLMDLTRECHNS

      Date Announced:
      APR 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173862

      Tire Chain Information (for California dealers only) All Model Years. Information only for all other dealers. Read More »

    • TSB #SM 21-2020

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173839

      This special notice is to inform dealers to return the parts listed if it meets the criteria provided. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 45 18 03

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172945

      Autonomous data event gathering Read More »

    • TSB #Dealercomm200310

      Date Announced:
      MAR 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172552

      Volkswagen After Sales Weekly Communication - March 10, 2020 Read More »

    • TSB #20ArteonSrvXprs

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171380

      New Doc Read More »

    • TSB #V8718052049039_6

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171392

      Update to model metadata to accommodate 2019 Jetta pull-ahead. Read More »

    • TSB #V171803_2037201

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169516

      Engine Oil Checking at Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI). Updated to include model year 2020 applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #V011812_2014603

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169135

      Update model applicability to MY 2020. Read More »

    • TSB #V171901_2012855

      Date Announced:
      OCT 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167196

      Update to Volkswagen engine oil standards. Read More »

    • TSB #Bulletin55K5rev1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165032

      UPDATE - Emergency Release for Rear Lid -REVISION Read More »

    • TSB #V001901_2040590

      Date Announced:
      SEP 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165055

      Include additional photo's of water ingress. Also includes 2018-2020 Tiguan LWB Read More »

    • TSB #20VWUSMN082619

      Date Announced:
      AUG 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164263

      "Additional Maintenance Items section: Brake fluid: CHANGED TO: "3 years after registration and then every 2 years regardless of mileage" Sparkplugs: Replace at 40,000 miles: ADDED: Atlas Cross Sport Sparkplugs: Replace at 80,000 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TT 001202

      Date Announced:
      AUG 23, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164239

      TT 001202........Also includes 2005 Jetta wagon and 2018-2020 Tiguan LWB Read More »

    • TSB #SM 66-2019

      Date Announced:
      AUG 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164253

      The part number listed in the document are to be returned if they meet the criteria provided. Read More »

    • TSB #30DayInvCklst

      Date Announced:
      AUG 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164430

      REMOVED all 12 hour wait period before starting references. ADDED EFB to "Select correct battery type" in bottom box. Also Jetta Wagon 2005 and 2018-2020 Tiguan LWB. Read More »

    • TSB #20VWUSMN080719

      Date Announced:
      AUG 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163843

      "Additional Maintenance Items section: Sparkplugs Replace at 40K miles: ADDED: GTI and Jetta GLI to exceptions. Sparkplugs Replace at 80K miles: ADDED: GTI and Jetta GLI to only models." Read More »

    • TSB #20VWUSMNT62519

      Date Announced:
      JUL 02, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162898

      Extended Maintenance section: ADDED: "Perform Standard Maintenance items". This also includes Golf R Read More »

    • TSB #Quick Tip V1.0

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161676

      Remote start and extended range quick tip - Jetta GLI Read More »

    • TSB #TT571802

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161636

      Remote Key Battery Replacement. Read More »

    • TSB #171901_2012855

      Date Announced:
      JUN 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161673

      Remote Key Battery Replacement Read More »

    • TSB #V171805-2012855

      Date Announced:
      JUN 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161234

      Engine oils which meet Volkswagen oil quality standards. Read More »

    • TSB #20VWUSMaint6519

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161297

      "Standard Maintenance section: MOVED Tires, Windshield Washer System & Windshield Wiper items from Extended Maintenance section. Read More »

    • TSB #SM C-2019

      Date Announced:
      APR 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159338

      The part number listed in the document is to be returned if it meets the criteria provided. This bulletin also includes the 2018, 2019 Alltrack and 2020 Arteon. Read More »

    • TSB #SM 33-2019

      Date Announced:
      MAR 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159010

      The part number listed in the document is to be returned if it meets the criteria provided. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER