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2006 Volkswagen Passat

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Recalls

Find the latest 2006 Volkswagen Passat recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Component VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Consequence THIS COULD LEAD TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND POTENTIALLY A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Mfg's Report Date 12/05/2006
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 06V470000
Notes VOLKSWAGEN RECALL NO. P6. 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.
Potential Number of Units Affected 49900
Remedy DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SPECIAL COVER AND SEALING KIT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JANUARY 12, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-893-5298.
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.
Component VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Consequence THIS COULD LEAD TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND POTENTIALLY A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Mfg's Report Date 12/05/2006
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 06V470000
Notes VOLKSWAGEN RECALL NO. P6. 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.
Potential Number of Units Affected 49900
Remedy DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SPECIAL COVER AND SEALING KIT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JANUARY 12, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-893-5298.
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.
Component VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Consequence THIS COULD LEAD TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND POTENTIALLY A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Mfg's Report Date 12/05/2006
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 06V470000
Notes VOLKSWAGEN RECALL NO. P6. 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.
Potential Number of Units Affected 49900
Remedy DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SPECIAL COVER AND SEALING KIT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JANUARY 12, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-893-5298.
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.
Component VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Consequence THIS COULD LEAD TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND POTENTIALLY A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Mfg's Report Date 12/05/2006
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 06V470000
Notes VOLKSWAGEN RECALL NO. P6. 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.
Potential Number of Units Affected 49900
Remedy DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SPECIAL COVER AND SEALING KIT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JANUARY 12, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-893-5298.
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.
Component VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Consequence THIS COULD LEAD TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND POTENTIALLY A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Mfg's Report Date 12/05/2006
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 06V470000
Notes VOLKSWAGEN RECALL NO. P6. 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.
Potential Number of Units Affected 49900
Remedy DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SPECIAL COVER AND SEALING KIT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JANUARY 12, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-893-5298.
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.
Component VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Consequence THIS COULD LEAD TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND POTENTIALLY A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Mfg's Report Date 12/05/2006
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 06V470000
Notes VOLKSWAGEN RECALL NO. P6. 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.
Potential Number of Units Affected 49900
Remedy DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SPECIAL COVER AND SEALING KIT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JANUARY 12, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-893-5298.
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.