2006 Volkswagen Passat

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Available in 4 styles:  2006 Volkswagen Passat 4dr FWD Sedan shown
Asking Price Range
$5,019–$11,963
Estimated MPG

18–23 city / 26–32 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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Passat

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Recall number: 06V470000
Recall date: 12/12/2006

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN '6' GENERATION PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE WIPER MOTOR MAY FAIL DURING HEAVY RAIN DUE TO EXCESSIVE MOISTURE ENTERING THE WIPER MOTOR. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE WIPERS CAN BECOME INOPERATIVE.

Consequence:

THIS COULD LEAD TO REDUCED VISIBILITY INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SPECIAL COVER AND SEALING KIT. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 12, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-893-5298.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 01/12/2007.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/01/2005 and 01/31/2006.


SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

Recall number: 06V472000
Recall date: 12/12/2006

Problem Summary:

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.0L ENGINE WITH 147 KW MAY HAVE A VACUUM LINE THAT MAY FRACTURE AND BECOME DISCONNECTED AT LOW AMBIENT TEMPERATURES.

Consequence:

IF THIS HAPPENS, THE BRAKE POWER ASSIST CAN BECOME INOPERATIVE, AND THE DRIVER WILL EXPERIENCE INCREASED EFFORT TO APPLY THE BRAKES POSSIBLY INCREASING VEHICLE STOPPING DISTANCE. THIS COULD LEAD TO A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE NEWLY DESIGNED VACUUM LINE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 12, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-893-5298.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 01/12/2007.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/01/2005 and 04/30/2006.


STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

Recall number: 05V540000
Recall date: 11/30/2005

Problem Summary:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE LEFT AND RIGHT TIE ROD SECURING NUT MAY BE INSUFFICIENTLY TORQUED.

Consequence:

AN INSUFFICIENTLY TIGHTENED TIE ROD NUT MAY LOOSEN, RESULTING IN SEPARATION OF A TIE ROD. THIS CAN CAUSE A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, WHICH COULD CAUSE A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND INSTALL NEW LEFT AND RIGHT TIE ROD SECURING NUTS AT THE PROPER TORQUED SPECIFICATION. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 7, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-893-5298.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 12/07/2005.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/03/2005 and 05/05/2005.


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