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2012 VOLKSWAGEN Passat

NSS0078 license plate is registered to a 2012 VOLKSWAGEN Passat in Texas state. This VOLKSWAGEN Passat is a Sedan 4D and is manufactured by VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC..

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Sedan 4D PASSENGER CAR VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.

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AirBagLocCurtain
1st Row (Driver & Passenger)
AirBagLocFront
1st Row (Driver & Passenger)
AirBagLocSide
1st Row (Driver & Passenger)
BedType
Not Applicable
BodyCabType
Not Applicable
BodyClass
Sedan/Saloon
BusFloorConfigType
Not Applicable
BusType
Not Applicable
CustomMotorcycleType
Not Applicable
DisplacementCC
2480
DisplacementCI
151.338885354
DisplacementL
2.480000
Doors
4
EngineCylinders
5
EngineHP
170.00
EngineKW
126.769000
EngineManufacturer
Volkswagen
ErrorCode
0
ErrorText
0 - VIN decoded clean. Check Digit (9th position) is correct
FuelTypePrimary
Gasoline
Make
VOLKSWAGEN
MakeID
482
Manufacturer
VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.
ManufacturerId
1147
Model
Passat
ModelID
3134
ModelYear
2012
MotorcycleChassisType
Not Applicable
MotorcycleSuspensionType
Not Applicable
NCSABodyType
4-door sedan, hardtop
NCSAMake
Volkswagen
NCSAModel
Passat (CC - 2008 thru 2011; see 052 for 2012 on)
OtherEngineInfo
50-St. BIN 3 /PZEV emission. Emissions Certification Test Group: CVWXV02.5259
OtherRestraintSystemInfo
Active Seat Belt Advanced Front Air Bags.
PlantCity
CHATTANOOGA
PlantCountry
UNITED STATES (USA)
PlantState
TENNESSEE
SeatBeltsAll
Manual
Series
SE
TPMS
Indirect
TrailerBodyType
Not Applicable
TrailerType
Not Applicable
VehicleType
PASSENGER CAR
VOLKSWAGEN Passat 2012

1. AIR BAGS : FRONTAL : DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Component Description
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20110707
End Date Of Manufacturing
20150527
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
226
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20191220
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Report Received Date
20191204
Record Creation Date
20191205
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2015 Passat, 2011-2014 Golf A6, and 2011-2013 Audi A3 diesel vehicles, thought to have been previously repaired under one of the Takata air bag recalls. The driver's side air bag inflator may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling.
Consequence Summary
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Corrective Summary
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's side air bag inflators, free of charge. The recall began December 20, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 69R6, 69Q8, 69Q9, and 69Y5.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
2. EXTERIOR LIGHTING : HEADLIGHTS
Component Description
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20101223
End Date Of Manufacturing
20151002
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
662185
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20190716
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Report Received Date
20190522
Record Creation Date
20190524
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2020 Volkswagen Passat and 2018-2019 Atlas vehicles. The blocking cap disabling the adjustment of the headlight's horizontal aim may not have been installed. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Consequence Summary
Without the blocking cap, the headlight aim can be adjusted out of specification, reducing visibility and increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, block the headlight horizontal adjustment, free of charge. The recall began July 16, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 94L9.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
3. UNKNOWN OR OTHER
Component Description
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20110418
End Date Of Manufacturing
20110418
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
252
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20181129
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Report Received Date
20180516
Record Creation Date
20180522
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2016 Eos, 2012 Passat, 2012-2016 CC, 2015-2016 e-Golf, 2011-2015 Touareg, 2012-2015 and 2017 Tiguan, and 2011-2016 Golf and 2011-2013 GTI vehicles. Modifications made while the vehicles were in an internal evaluation period may cause the affected vehicles to not comply with all of the applicable regulatory requirements.
Consequence Summary
If the vehicles do not meet all regulatory requirements, there could be an increased risk of a crash, fire, or injury.
Corrective Summary
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles to make them fully compliant or Volkswagen will repurchase them if necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 29, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
4. AIR BAGS : FRONTAL : DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Component Description
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20101223
End Date Of Manufacturing
20140725
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
363713
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20180316
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Report Received Date
20180306
Record Creation Date
20180308
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2009-2014 Volkswagen CC, 2010-2014 Golf, 2010-2014 Eos, 2007-2010 Passat Sedan and Wagon, and 2012-2014 Passat vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.
Consequence Summary
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Corrective Summary
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator with an alternative inflator, free of charge. The recall began March 16, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69Q9. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 16V-078.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
5. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING : ENGINE : DIESEL
Component Description
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20110411
End Date Of Manufacturing
20140725
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
84262
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20170707
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Report Received Date
20170511
Record Creation Date
20170512
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2014 Passat vehicles, equipped with diesel engines and Direct-Shift Transmissions (DSG). The vehicle's underbody heat shield may not be long enough to protect the right half-shaft grease boot from heat, potentially resulting in a grease leak.
Consequence Summary
If the leaking grease contacts a heated surface, such as the exhaust system and/or the diesel particulate filter (DPF), it could increase the risk of fire.
Corrective Summary
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft heat shield, free of charge. The recall began on July 7, 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 23W5.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
6. POWER TRAIN : DRIVELINE : DRIVESHAFT
Component Description
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20110411
End Date Of Manufacturing
20140725
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
84262
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20170707
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Report Received Date
20170511
Record Creation Date
20170512
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2014 Passat vehicles, equipped with diesel engines and Direct-Shift Transmissions (DSG). The vehicle's underbody heat shield may not be long enough to protect the right half-shaft grease boot from heat, potentially resulting in a grease leak.
Consequence Summary
If the leaking grease contacts a heated surface, such as the exhaust system and/or the diesel particulate filter (DPF), it could increase the risk of fire.
Corrective Summary
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft heat shield, free of charge. The recall began on July 7, 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 23W5.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
7. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM : WIRING
Component Description
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20110406
End Date Of Manufacturing
20140725
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
91442
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20160915
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Report Received Date
20160324
Record Creation Date
20160324
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Passat vehicles equipped with TDI engines. Due to improperly assembled wire seals in a connector for an underbody sensor, water may enter and corrode the electrical connectors of the sensor, causing an electrical short.
Consequence Summary
An electrical short can cause the electrical connectors of the sensor to overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.
Corrective Summary
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the connector, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began in September. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 23T3.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
8. AIR BAGS : FRONTAL : DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Component Description
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
0
End Date Of Manufacturing
0
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
659493
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20170310
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
ODI
Mfg
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Report Received Date
20160210
Record Creation Date
20160210
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Golf, 2007-2010 Passat sedans and wagon, 2012-2014 Passat sedan and Eos, 2009-2014 CC, 2009-2012 Audi Q5, 2010-2012 S5 Cabriolet and 2010-2012 Audi A5 Cabriolet vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
Consequence Summary
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Corrective Summary
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflators, free of charge. Volkswagen issued an interim notification to owners on April 12, 2016, and will send a second notification when parts are available. Volkswagen will notify owners again once parts are available. Volkswagen owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Audi owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
9. AIR BAGS : FRONTAL
Component Description
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20101222
End Date Of Manufacturing
20140113
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
415825
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20160115
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
ODI
Mfg
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Report Received Date
20150804
Record Creation Date
20150804
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Volkswagen CC, and Passat, 2010-2013 Eos, 2011-2014 Golf, GTI, Jetta, and Tiguan, and 2012-2014 Jetta Sportwagen vehicles. In the affected vehicles, debris may contaminate the air bag clock spring, a spiral wound, flat cable that keeps the air bag powered while the steering wheel is being turned. This contamination may tear the cable and result in a loss of electrical connection to the driver's frontal air bag.
Consequence Summary
A loss of electrical connection to the driver's frontal air bag will prevent the air bag from deploying in the event of a vehicle crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Corrective Summary
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install a protective cover over the steering wheel clock spring if the air bag light is off. If the airbag light is on and the steering wheel clock spring requires replacement, dealers will install a new steering wheel clock spring. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on January 15, 2016. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
10. EXTERIOR LIGHTING : HEADLIGHTS
Component Description
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
Volkswagen of America, Inc.
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20110101
End Date Of Manufacturing
20121130
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
150201
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20140513
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Report Received Date
20140317
Record Creation Date
20140319
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
Volkswagen Group of America (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Passat vehicles manufactured January 2011 through November 2012. In the affected vehicles, the low beam headlight bulb may become loose and lose electrical contact.
Consequence Summary
A loss of low beam headlights may reduce the driver's visibility and increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Volkswagen notified owners, and dealers will replace the bulb holder, free of charge. The recall began in May 2014. Owners may contact Volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987. Volkswagens recall number associated with this campaign is 94G8/7V.
Recall Notes
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
11. FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
Component Description
FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
Manufacturer That Filed Defect/noncompliance Report
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
Begin Date Of Manufacturing
20110101
End Date Of Manufacturing
20110601
Vehicle, Equipment Or Tire Report
0
Potential Number Of Units Affected
153
Date Owner Notified By MFR
20120427
Recall Initiator (MFR/OVSC/ODI)
MFR
Mfg
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Report Received Date
20120405
Record Creation Date
20120405
Regulation Part Number
Defect Summary
VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 PASSAT VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 18, 2011, THROUGH JUNE 1, 2011. DURING ASSEMBLY, THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH A DIESEL FUEL FILTER ELEMENT THAT MAY NOT SEAL CORRECTLY.
Consequence Summary
OVER TIME, OR AFTER CERTAIN DRIVING DISTANCES, THESE VEHICLES ARE SUSCEPTIBLE TO FUEL LEAKAGE. LEAKING FUEL, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, MAY LEAD TO A FIRE.
Corrective Summary
VOLKSWAGEN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DIESEL FUEL FILTER ELEMENTS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 27, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.
Recall Notes
VOLKSWAGEN¿S SAFETY RECALL NUMBER IS 20R7/W3.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.