Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2000 Beetle 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.

    SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • TSB #340001

      Date Announced:
      MAR 10, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612470

      CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF A HUMMING NOISE FROM GENERAL AREA OF THE FRONT END DURING CORNERING, ON VEHICLES WITH 02J TRANSMISSIONS. *MJS Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

    • TSB #0201

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #633840

      REAR BRAKE PADS THAT APPEAR TO BE WORN PREMATURELY. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0001

      Date Announced:
      NOV 27, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #619137

      THIS BULLETIN INVOLVES INSPECTING THE REAR BRAKE PADS DUE TO PREMATURE WORN. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #V171901-2012855

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

      Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standards Read More »

    • TSB #TT 10 12 01

      Date Announced:
      SEP 28, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10150856

      Engine replacement tip Read More »

    • TSB #V011615 2014815

      Date Announced:
      OCT 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126870

      Update to include additional model year applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #V171404 2012855

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120329

      Technical Bulletin (Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standard): This document informs of a sample list of products generally available in the North American market that meet the Volkswagen Oil Quality ... Read More »

    • TSB #V171403 2017813

      Date Announced:
      AUG 22, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124471

      Technical Bulletin (Oil Consumption Measurement): Customer states oil consumption is higher than the Volkswagen oil consumption standard of up to 0.5 quarts per 600 miles, or 0.5 liters per 1000 km. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 24-08-01

      Date Announced:
      MAY 09, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124418

      Tech Tips (Models with 1.8T Engine - Pressure Loss issues): Fault code P1297 may be set and fuel mixtures may go lean if the vehicle is driven under load or revved up and then returned to idle. Read More »

    • TSB #V011408 2014815

      Date Announced:
      MAR 26, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124302

      Technical Bulletin The use of contaminated gasoline, seasonal fuel changes (summer/winter fuel) or gasoline with a low content of deposit control additives may result in one or more of the following conditions: -Excessive accumulation ... Read More »

    • TSB #V171303 2017813

      Date Announced:
      OCT 03, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155922

      Technical Bulletin (Oil Consumption Measurement): Customers have stated oil consumption is higher than the Volkswagen oil consumption standard of up to 0.5 quarts per 600 miles, or 0.5 liters per 1000 km. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 87-09-03

      Date Announced:
      SEP 27, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157436

      Tech Tips (Coolant fan control module J293 pinout): 1.8L and 2.0L (Except Engine Code BBW), Fan Module J293 Pinout Chart which informs of the terminal types, the inputs, and outputs, the signal purpose, and the signal ... Read More »

    • TSB #Campaign Circula

      Date Announced:
      SEP 18, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157431

      Emissions Recall Circular (2.0 Liter Gasoline Engine Vehicles Reprogramming of Engine Control Module and Replacement of Malfunctioning Oxygen Sensor): Volkswagen has found that the oxygen sensor in the upper part of the exhaust system ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #Gasoline Engine

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10158514

      Gasoline Engine Misfire Diagnosis document Read More »

    • TSB #V171701 2012855

      Date Announced:
      JUL 05, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133344

      17 17 01 July 5, 2017 2012855 Supersedes Technical Bulletin 17-16-02 (V171602) dated April 29, 2016 due to updated oil standards lists to current specifications. Read More »

    • TSB #V871508 2005566

      Date Announced:
      JUL 07, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123013

      Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): Unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Read More »

    • TSB #V871506 2019947

      Date Announced:
      JUL 07, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123015

      Technical Bulletin (Air Conditioning, Cleaning of the Refrigerant Circuit (U.S.Only)): In cases where an air conditioning system component (such as a compressor or other system component) has failed and debris from the compressor or ... Read More »

    • TSB #V171303 2017813

      Date Announced:
      OCT 03, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157515

      Technical Bulletin (Oil Consumption Measurement): Customers have stated oil consumption is higher than the Volkswagen oil consumption standard of up to 0.5 quarts per 600 miles, or 0.5 liters per 1000 km. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 87-09-03

      Date Announced:
      SEP 27, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155853

      Tech Tips (Coolant fan control module J293 pinout): 1.8L and 2.0L (Except Engine Code BBW), Fan Module J293 Pinout Chart which informs of the terminal types, the inputs, and outputs, the signal purpose, and the signal ... Read More »

    • TSB #Campaign Circula

      Date Announced:
      SEP 18, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155850

      Emissions Recall Circular (2.0 Liter Gasoline Engine Vehicles Reprogramming of Engine Control Module and Replacement of Malfunctioning Oxygen Sensor): Volkswagen has found that the oxygen sensor in the upper part of the exhaust system ... Read More »

    • TSB #V171302 2017813

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125726

      Technical Bulletin (Oil Consumption Measurement): Customer states oil consumption is higher than the Volkswagen oil consumption standard of up to 0.5 quarts per 600 miles, or 0.5 liters per 1000 km. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 28-01-09

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125836

      Tech Tips (Equipped with ALH TDI Engine - Glow Plug Replacement Tip): This document informs that there are 2 suppliers for the TDI glow plugs-Bosch and Beru. When replacing the glow plugs make sure that you do not mix stock. Read More »

    • TSB #11292005

      Date Announced:
      NOV 29, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10018786

      ENGINE PRE-HEATER INSTALLATION. CALIX. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #2010464

      Date Announced:
      MAY 14, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10021962

      MIL IS ON AND/OR CATALYTIC CONVERTER IS RATTLING. *KB Read More »

    • TSB #05012007

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10021950

      EMISSIONS RECALL CIRCULAR. REPROGRAMMING OF ENGINE CONTROL MODULE AND REPLACEMENT OF MALFUNCTIONING OXYGEN SENSOR. *KB Read More »

    • TSB #0501

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10016900

      MIL IS ON AND OR CATALYTIC CONVERTER IS RATTLING. *SC Read More »

    • TSB #0405

      Date Announced:
      DEC 03, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011901

      HYBRID OIL PAN, INSTALLING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0409

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007711

      EVALUATING FUEL MIXTURE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES- HOW TO PERFORM EFFECTIVE DIAGNOSIS RELATED TO FUEL SYSTEM ADAPTATION - SYSTEM TOO RICH/TOO LEAN. VOLKSWAGEN. *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #0410

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007712

      EVALUATING FUEL MIXTURE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) - HOW TO PERFORM EFFECTIVE DIAGNOSTIC RELATED TO FUEL SYSTEM ADAPTATION SYSTEM TOO RICH/ TOO LEAN. VOLKSWAGEN. *MJ Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #170001

      Date Announced:
      MAR 15, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612460

      INFORMATION REGARDING THE CAPACITIES OF THE ENGINE OIL WITH FILTER CHANGE. *MJS Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #TT 20-09-06

      Date Announced:
      AUG 29, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124482

      Tech Tips (TDI Engine - N75 Solenoid Valve Diagnosis): This document informs with graphical aid the testing of the N75 Solenoid Valve in the event of a turbocharger fault code such as P0299 or P0234. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 21-13-01

      Date Announced:
      JUN 28, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125837

      Tech Tips (Equipped with Turbocharged Engine Turbocharger Replacement Tip): If mechanical damage is found to the turbocharger (e.g. damaged compression wheel, loose or broken shaft), it is not enough to just replace the turbocharger. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

    • TSB #TT 87-09-03

      Date Announced:
      SEP 27, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157436

      Tech Tips (Coolant fan control module J293 pinout): 1.8L and 2.0L (Except Engine Code BBW), Fan Module J293 Pinout Chart which informs of the terminal types, the inputs, and outputs, the signal purpose, and the signal ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

    • TSB #010702

      Date Announced:
      JAN 11, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10021315

      DTC'S P1297 (17705) OR P1557 (17965) STORED IN DTC MEMORY. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY INTAKE HOSES LEAKING (DURING BOOST CONDITIONS) DUE TO INCORRECT TORQUE ON CLAMPS OR IMPROPER PLACEMENT, WORN OR TORN INTAKE HOSES. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #2015831

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10026848

      VOLKSWAGEN: EXHAUST HEAT SHIELD, REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES. HEAT SHIELDS ARE TO BE INSPECTED AFTER COMPLETION O ANY TYPE OF REPAIR TO THE UNDERBODY (EXHAUST SYSTEM TRANSMISSION, ETC.), AND IF DAMAGED, REPLACED. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #V011602 2014815

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121123

      Technical tips on what to do if improper gasoline has been added to the vehicle. Read More »

    • TSB #V011503 2014815

      Date Announced:
      JAN 20, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121246

      Discusses the issues associated with using contaiminated gasoline. There are recommendations to use top tier gasoline retailers Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #200002

      Date Announced:
      MAR 15, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612477

      INFORMATION REGARDING THE INSTALLATION OF THE GROUNDING STRAP DURING REPLACEMENT OF THE FUEL TANK. *MJS Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

    • TSB #TT 20-09-06

      Date Announced:
      AUG 29, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124482

      Tech Tips (TDI Engine - N75 Solenoid Valve Diagnosis): This document informs with graphical aid the testing of the N75 Solenoid Valve in the event of a turbocharger fault code such as P0299 or P0234. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

    • TSB #TT 20-13-01

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121536

      Tech Tips (ECM Fault P1250 "Fuel Level Too Low" Will Not Clear): This document informs to clear static ECM fault P1250 "Fuel Level Too Low", add fuel to vehicle and complete a road test of at least 10 miles. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #0001

      Date Announced:
      JAN 28, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #610177

      CONCERNS WITH TRANSMISSION IN LIMP MODE WITH NO MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

    • TSB #9904

      Date Announced:
      DEC 07, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #610160

      A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE SHIFTER LEVER MAY VIBRATE / KNOCK IN 1ST, 2ND, 3RD OR 4TH GEARS. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

    • TSB #TT 32-14-01

      Date Announced:
      JUL 04, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120207

      Tech Tips (Torque Converter/Flywheel/Flexplate installation): Incorrect torque converter or flywheel/flexplate installation can result in transmission damage. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TT 91 19 01

      Date Announced:
      MAR 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159014

      Alternative method for radio code retrieval. Read More »

    • TSB #V271901-2011894

      Date Announced:
      FEB 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10158529

      Battery Testing and Charging instruction. Updated to include model year 2019 applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #A971861 2013504-

      Date Announced:
      JUN 06, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144652

      This information bulletin contains instructions for checking the pins/terminals for contacts and nano contacts. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 961011

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157832

      Update to model year applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 64-14-02

      Date Announced:
      MAY 08, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122956

      Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. Read More »

    • TSB #Control Module R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155839

      Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle Read More »

    • TSB #Control Module R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157460

      Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle Read More »

    • TSB #TT 87-09-03

      Date Announced:
      SEP 27, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157436

      Tech Tips (Coolant fan control module J293 pinout): 1.8L and 2.0L (Except Engine Code BBW), Fan Module J293 Pinout Chart which informs of the terminal types, the inputs, and outputs, the signal purpose, and the signal ... Read More »

    • TSB #Campaign Circula

      Date Announced:
      SEP 18, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157431

      Emissions Recall Circular (2.0 Liter Gasoline Engine Vehicles Reprogramming of Engine Control Module and Replacement of Malfunctioning Oxygen Sensor): Volkswagen has found that the oxygen sensor in the upper part of the exhaust system ... Read More »

    • TSB # TB-94-10-02

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10036467

      VOLKSWAGEN: HEADLIGHTS MAY INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. THE HEADLAMPS OR INSIDE LIGHTS INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE SPEED. Read More »

    • TSB #0603

      Date Announced:
      JAN 30, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10019085

      DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1176 IS STORED IN DTC MEMORY (NEW BEETLE 1.8T, ENGINE CODE APH). *NM Read More »

    • TSB #0502

      Date Announced:
      JAN 14, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10012457

      DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1603 (18011) STORED IN DTC MEMORY. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

    • TSB #TT 271002

      Date Announced:
      SEP 14, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157828

      Updated to include model year 2014 thru 2018 applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #V271503 2016076

      Date Announced:
      MAR 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121265

      Technical Bulletin: Battery, Discharged, Diagnosis for Excessive Static Current Draw Read More »

    • TSB #V271501 2011894

      Date Announced:
      FEB 16, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121196

      Technical Bulletin: Battery, Testing and Charging Using Midtronics VAS6161, MCR340V, InCharge 940, or GRX3000VAS Charger Read More »

    • TSB #TB-09-10-02

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10035204

      VOLKSWAGEN: HEADLIGHTS MAY INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. AT IDLE SPEED THE ALTERNATOR VOLTAGE CAN FLUCTUATE, AS THE ALTERNATOR CANNOT FULLY COMPENSATE THE FLUCTUATIONS. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

    • TSB #TB-09-10-02

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10035204

      VOLKSWAGEN: HEADLIGHTS MAY INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. AT IDLE SPEED THE ALTERNATOR VOLTAGE CAN FLUCTUATE, AS THE ALTERNATOR CANNOT FULLY COMPENSATE THE FLUCTUATIONS. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB # TB-94-10-02

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10036467

      VOLKSWAGEN: HEADLIGHTS MAY INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. THE HEADLAMPS OR INSIDE LIGHTS INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE SPEED. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

    • TSB #970102

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10022464

      WIRING HARNESS, COOLANT CONTAMINATION AT INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *KB Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

    • TSB #0103

      Date Announced:
      AUG 15, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #626970

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER MALFUNCTION. *SLC Read More »

    • TSB #900101

      Date Announced:
      JUN 27, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #621623

      SUBJECT REGARDING MALFUNCTIONING INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0102

      Date Announced:
      MAY 08, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #621611

      A CONDITION MAY EXIST WITH COOLANT LEAKING FROM THE COOLANT RESERVOIR BOTTLE WIRING CONNECTOR CONTAMINATING THE WIRING HARNESS AND / OR CONTAMINATION RESULTING IN VARIOUS MALFUNCTIONS OF THE INSTRUMENT PLANEL. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

    • TSB #9903

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #607923

      INFORMATION PERTAINING TO ENGINE CONTROL MODULE CODES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9901

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #607924

      TECHNICAL BULLETIN REGARDING ENGINE CONTROL MODULE CODES. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #9911

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #608349

      INFORMATION ON THE ANTI-THEFT IMMOBILIZER ON BOARD DIAGNOSTIC (OBD). MJS Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #TT 90-16-01

      Date Announced:
      OCT 07, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126895

      Circuit repair procedure to correct vehicle speed sensor input when an instrument cluster is replaced. This is addressing the updated construction of the instrument cluster. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 91-16-03

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121086

      Beetle-Coding the Replacement Instrument Cluster Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #TT001703

      Date Announced:
      NOV 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133469

      Tip for Scan tool concerns that may occur duing a test plan Read More »

    • TSB #Quick Reference

      Date Announced:
      MAR 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130748

      Quick Reference of vehicle concerns. Includes a list of Software versions and the technical bulletin numbers that referred to the concerns Updated Read More »

    • TSB #Ref. - Reflash U

      Date Announced:
      MAY 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128084

      Quick Reference Update Guide of the vehicles expected upgraded software level. The latest corresponding technical bulletins that address the issues, and concerns that have been had with the vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #Update 02122016

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127681

      Quick Reference of vehicle concerns. Includes a list of Software versions and the technical bulletin numbers that referred to the concerns Updated Read More »

    • TSB #TT 00-14-03

      Date Announced:
      NOV 27, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122629

      Tech Tips (SVM Update Instructions): This document informs when performing SVM updates, the scan tool should be hardwired to the vehicle and the Bluetooth physically turned off. A hard wired internet connection is also recommended. Read More »

    • TSB #Quick Reference

      Date Announced:
      AUG 29, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120284

      Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle Read More »

    • TSB #Reference - Refl

      Date Announced:
      APR 29, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124367

      Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #V941901-2011521

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10158533

      Condensation and or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. TB updated to include model year 2019 applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #V941901-2011521

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10158533

      Condensation and or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. TB updated to include model year 2019 applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #V941501 2011521

      Date Announced:
      MAR 27, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121257

      Technical Bulletin: Condensation and or water droplets becomming visible on inside of exterior light lenses issue is discussed in this document Read More »

    • TSB #V941403 2011521

      Date Announced:
      JUN 04, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120169

      Technical Bulletin (Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation): This document informs of the Condensation and or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. The document also informs how to service the issue. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

    • TSB #V941402 2011521

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124287

      Technical Bulletin (Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation): Exterior light assemblies (headlights, taillights, fog lights, turn signals) are vented and may collect moisture on their inner surfaces, depending on humidity and other ... Read More »

    • TSB #TB-09-10-02

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10035204

      VOLKSWAGEN: HEADLIGHTS MAY INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. AT IDLE SPEED THE ALTERNATOR VOLTAGE CAN FLUCTUATE, AS THE ALTERNATOR CANNOT FULLY COMPENSATE THE FLUCTUATIONS. Read More »

    • TSB # TB-94-10-02

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10036467

      VOLKSWAGEN: HEADLIGHTS MAY INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. THE HEADLAMPS OR INSIDE LIGHTS INTERMITTENTLY DIM SLIGHTLY AT IDLE SPEED. Read More »

    • TSB #940001

      Date Announced:
      APR 27, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612442

      INFORMATION REGARDING THE REPAIR OF THE HEADLIGHT ELECTRICAL CONNECTION. *MJS Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

    • TSB #0401

      Date Announced:
      FEB 17, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10006057

      NEW STYLE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH REQUIRES CARE DURING INSTALLATION TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO SWITCH. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #102

      Date Announced:
      OCT 22, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004523

      SAFETY RECALL - WT - BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #31703

      Date Announced:
      OCT 13, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004522

      SAFETY RECALL - WT - NEW BEETLE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #V921502 2026253

      Date Announced:
      JUL 22, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123011

      Technical Bulletin (Windshield Wipers Streak or Smear): Windshield or rear window is streaked, has a snakeskin appearance, or the surface feels rough. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

    • TSB #TT 64-14-02

      Date Announced:
      MAY 08, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122956

      Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #TT 64-14-02

      Date Announced:
      MAY 08, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122956

      Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. Read More »

    • TSB #0603

      Date Announced:
      APR 26, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10020720

      DOOR WINDOWS, MAY SEPERATE FROM WINDOW REGULATOR CLAMPS. *KB Read More »

    • TSB #0307

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001570

      DRIVER AND PASSENGER DOOR WINDOW REGULATOR REPAIRS. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #9904

      Date Announced:
      OCT 22, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #610161

      SUBJECT PERTAINING TO THE SUNROOF SLIDING HEADLINER, REPLACING SLIDES. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

    • TSB #800001

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612463

      VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE NO AIR FLOW ADJUSTMENT AT CENTER AIR OUTLET (S). *MJS Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

    • TSB #TT 64-14-02

      Date Announced:
      JAN 24, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122240

      Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR

    • TSB #0201

      Date Announced:
      MAR 04, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #633842

      FRESH AIR BLOWER MOTOR, INOPERATIVE AT AMBIENT AIR TEMPERATURES NEAR OR BELOW FREEZING. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #V501205 2014370

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157655

      Technical Bulletin (Paint Finish, Reducing Swirl Marks and Fine Scratches): New vehicles (prior to Retail Delivery) with swirl marks and or fine scratches from polishing or cleaning. Read More »

    • TSB #0402

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007885

      DRIVER AND PASSENGER DOOR WINDOW REGULATOR REPAIRING. *MJ ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING DOOR WINDOW, SEPARATES FROM WINDOW REGULATOR CLAMPS. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

    • TSB #2015831

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10026848

      VOLKSWAGEN: EXHAUST HEAT SHIELD, REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES. HEAT SHIELDS ARE TO BE INSPECTED AFTER COMPLETION O ANY TYPE OF REPAIR TO THE UNDERBODY (EXHAUST SYSTEM TRANSMISSION, ETC.), AND IF DAMAGED, REPLACED. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #V501604 2014370

      Date Announced:
      MAR 28, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121169

      Technical Bulletin about Paint Finish, Reducing Swirl Marks and Fine Scratches New vehicles (prior to Retail Delivery) with swirl marks and or fine scratches from polishing or cleaning. Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

    • TSB #9913

      Date Announced:
      JUL 22, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #608352

      SUBJECT PERTAINING TO THE LUBRICATION OF THE DOOR LOCKS DURING THE PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION. MJS Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

    • TSB #0001

      Date Announced:
      JAN 12, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #610178

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT THROTTLE PEDAL VIBRATION AT IDLE AND / OR RAPPING NOISE AGAINST ENGINE COVER HEARD ON VEHICLES WITH SECONDARY AIR INJECTION. *TT Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #TT 50-14-01

      Date Announced:
      JUN 06, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120155

      Tech Tips (All vehicles-Tire dressing for vehicle detailing): The use of tire dressing gives your tires that shiny finish that completes the image of a clean (new) vehicle. Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #TT 50-14-01

      Date Announced:
      JUN 06, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120155

      Tech Tips (All vehicles-Tire dressing for vehicle detailing): The use of tire dressing gives your tires that shiny finish that completes the image of a clean (new) vehicle. Read More »

    INTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #0205

      Date Announced:
      AUG 23, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000542

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0410, P0411, OR P1423 STORED IN DTC MEMORY. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0204

      Date Announced:
      AUG 22, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000544

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0410, P0411, P1200, OR P1423 STORED. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #QRUG08212019

      Date Announced:
      AUG 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164181

      Quick Reference Update Guide. 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 »

    • TSB #TT 91 19 01

      Date Announced:
      MAR 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159014

      Alternative method for radio code retrieval. Read More »

    • TSB #V871809-2005566

      Date Announced:
      AUG 20, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149868

      To include an additional model year applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #SM 44-2017 EN

      Date Announced:
      JUN 28, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155644

      This special notice is to inform dealers to return all part numbers listed in the document and order the superseded part numbers going forward. Read More »

    • TSB #VHW-17-11

      Date Announced:
      JUN 22, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157383

      VAS 6154 Replacement Part Setup Guide Read More »

    • TSB #TT 00-16-02

      Date Announced:
      OCT 28, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126899

      Reminder for dealers to reference the repair manual and replace all necessary fasteners (bolts, nuts) that cannot be re-used Read More »

    • TSB #1214156

      Date Announced:
      JUN 10, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10069833

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #V871508 2005566

      Date Announced:
      JUL 07, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123013

      Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): Unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Read More »

    • TSB #Elsa 6-22-15

      Date Announced:
      JUN 22, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128104

      This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, ... Read More »

    • TSB #V941403 2011521

      Date Announced:
      JUN 04, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120169

      Technical Bulletin (Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation): This document informs of the Condensation and or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. The document also informs how to service the issue. Read More »

    • TSB #V001404 2010380

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124348

      Technical Bulletin (Squeaks, Rattles, Noise, Repair Materials): This doucment contains a list of components and applications developed to repair concerns of squeaks, rattles, noise and trim fit conditions. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 00-13-04

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157603

      Tech Tips (All Models 2000-2014 - Part ordering): If a needed service part is on back order, upgrade the daily order to a red order and check the ?Car Down? box to escalate the order. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 00-13-04

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156008

      Tech Tips (All Models 2000-2014 - Part ordering): If a needed service part is on back order, upgrade the daily order to a red order and check the ?Car Down? box to escalate the order. Read More »

    • TSB #Control Module R

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157460

      Quick Reference Update Guide: This document informs of the corresponding software/hardware and disc availability to the customer concerns about a vehicle Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #V941901201152115

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174476

      Updated to include additional models and model year applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #V941901201152115

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174476

      Updated to include additional models and model year applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 961011

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157306

      Update to model year applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 20-13-01

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121536

      Tech Tips (ECM Fault P1250 "Fuel Level Too Low" Will Not Clear): This document informs to clear static ECM fault P1250 "Fuel Level Too Low", add fuel to vehicle and complete a road test of at least 10 miles. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #9911

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #610164

      CONCERNS WITH POOR OR NO RECEPTION FROM AM RADIO. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9909

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #610162

      SUBJECT REGARDING PREMIUM V RADIO, CODING AFTER CD-CHANGER OR CD-PLAYER INSTALLATION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9907

      Date Announced:
      AUG 02, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #607937

      CONDITIONS WITH POOR AM RECEPTION. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #TT 271002

      Date Announced:
      SEP 14, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157302

      Updated to include model year 2014 thru 2018 applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 200901

      Date Announced:
      AUG 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125661

      Update to existing tip for fuel quality checking. Read More »

    • TSB #1-2017 Update

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128055

      This communication is to update our ProFi dealers of the current status of the latest inbound and outbound ProFi requests. Read More »

    • TSB #V691601 2010479

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126785

      Update model year applicability to include 2017. Read More »

    • TSB #V871620 2005566

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126783

      Update model and model year applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 97-12-02

      Date Announced:
      SEP 23, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127969

      Data Link connector pin assignment chart that is applicable to all models. Update model year applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #Elsa 6-29-15

      Date Announced:
      JUN 29, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128105

      This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech tips, campaigns, updates, and suggestions. Read More »

    • TSB #Elsa 6-22-15

      Date Announced:
      JUN 22, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128104

      This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, ... Read More »

    • TSB #V941501 2011521

      Date Announced:
      MAR 27, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121257

      Technical Bulletin: Condensation and or water droplets becomming visible on inside of exterior light lenses issue is discussed in this document Read More »

    • TSB #PDI - BEETLE TEC

      Date Announced:
      JUL 17, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125768

      Beetle Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) - Technician and Detailer Inspections: A checklist to insure a customer receives a wonderful delivery of a vehicle that looks, feels, and meets the expectations of a new vehicle that he/she has ... Read More »

    • TSB #PDI - BEETLE TEC

      Date Announced:
      JUN 13, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125853

      Beetle Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) - Technician and Detailer Inspections: A checklist to insure a customer receives a wonderful delivery of a vehicle that looks, feels, and meets the expectations of a new vehicle that he/she has ... Read More »

    • TSB #TT 00-13-02

      Date Announced:
      FEB 22, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125635

      Tech Tips (Technician Helpline Vehicle Check Sheets): When it becomes necessary to open a VW Technician Helpline VTA case while performing diagnosis for a diesel particulate filter, manual transmission repair, or turbocharger concern, ... Read More »

    • TSB #V501205 2014370

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157655

      Technical Bulletin (Paint Finish, Reducing Swirl Marks and Fine Scratches): New vehicles (prior to Retail Delivery) with swirl marks and or fine scratches from polishing or cleaning. Read More »

    • TSB #V501205 2014370

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156059

      Technical Bulletin (Paint Finish, Reducing Swirl Marks and Fine Scratches): New vehicles (prior to Retail Delivery) with swirl marks and or fine scratches from polishing or cleaning. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #V871806201994714

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175799

      Tool number added to table. Removal of Behr Flush Kit. VAS 6337/1A Read More »

    • TSB #V871806201994714

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175799

      Tool number added to table. Removal of Behr Flush Kit. VAS 6337/1A Read More »

    • TSB #V871812-2005566

      Date Announced:
      JUN 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161215

      Update vehicle metadata. Read More »

    • TSB #V871812-2005566

      Date Announced:
      JUN 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161215

      Update vehicle metadata. Read More »

    • TSB #V871812-2005566

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161475

      Update vehicle metadata. Read More »

    • TSB #V871809-2005566

      Date Announced:
      AUG 20, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149868

      To include an additional model year applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #V871622 2019947

      Date Announced:
      OCT 24, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10126861

      Update to model year applicability. Read More »

    • TSB #V871506 2019947

      Date Announced:
      JUL 07, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123015

      Technical Bulletin (Air Conditioning, Cleaning of the Refrigerant Circuit (U.S.Only)): In cases where an air conditioning system component (such as a compressor or other system component) has failed and debris from the compressor or ... Read More »

    • TSB #V871409 2019947

      Date Announced:
      SEP 24, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120316

      Technical Bulletin (Air Conditioning, Cleaning of the Refrigerant Circuit): In cases where an air conditioning system component (such as a compressor or other system component) has failed and debris from the compressor or component is ... Read More »

    • TSB #V871402 2005566

      Date Announced:
      APR 18, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124340

      Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): Condensation, which is a normal condition in all A/C systems, can cause a musty odor. Read More »

    • TSB #V871401 2005566

      Date Announced:
      MAR 27, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124289

      Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): Unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Read More »

    • TSB #V851401 2012432

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122252

      Technical Bulletin (Temperature Output Control Cannot Be Adjusted): Customer states cannot adjust temperature and/or A/C is not cold. The blend door control lever moves freely, but the blend door does not operate. Read More »

    • TSB #V871301 2005566

      Date Announced:
      OCT 29, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157506

      Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): An unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Read More »

    • TSB #V871301 2005566

      Date Announced:
      OCT 29, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155925

      Technical Bulletin (HVAC, Unpleasant Odor): An unpleasant odor is coming from Heating and Ventilation system. Read More »

    • TSB #TT 87-10-05

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124477

      Tech Tips (Air Conditioning Does not Operate): This document informs of concerns of no or intermittent A/C operation where pressure diagnosis does not lead to a cause, be sure to check the N25 A/C clutch coil. Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #9920

      Date Announced:
      NOV 23, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #610173

      CONCERNS WITH THE ARMREST CUPHOLD MISSING AT PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION. *TT Read More »