- Service & Repair
Contact nearby service centers for further assistance. If a recall is issued, your nearby service center can help verify if it can be repaired free of charge.
Problem 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: A LOSS OF LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS MAY REDUCE THE DRIVER'S VISIBILITY AND INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
What Owners Should Do: VOLKSWAGEN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BULB HOLDER, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN MAY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987. VOLKSWAGENS RECALL NUMBER ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CAMPAIGN IS 94G8/7V.
*Fair prices, measured by comparing them to the RepairPal Price Estimator.
Bring your car to a dealer for repair.
Recalls are issued because the defect might make the car unsafe in some way.
If a recall is issued, contacting a nearby service center can help you get more information to fix the repair, possibly even free of charge.