1996 Volkswagen Passat

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1996 Volkswagen Passat

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Available in 5 styles:  Passat 4dr Sedan GLS shown
Asking Price Range
$2,407–$4,891
Estimated MPG

19–37 city / 25.9–45 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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Passat

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

Recall number: 02V256000
Recall date: 09/18/2002

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE ELECTRICAL PORTION OF THE IGNITION SWITCH ASSEMBLY CAN FAIL CAUSING THE HEADLIGHTS AND WINDSHIELD WIPERS TO BECOME INOPERATIVE.

Consequence:

IF SUCH FAILURES OCCUR WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN USE AT NIGHT OR IN RAINY OR SNOWY WEATHER, A CRASH COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ELECTRICAL PART OF THE IGNITION SWITCH ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 20, 2002. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VWOA AT 1-800-822-8987.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 11/20/2002.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 08/01/1995 and 12/31/1995.


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