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1998 Volkswagen Passat TSBs

44 Passat Technical Service Bulletins

Technical Service Bulletins, or TSBs for short, are notifications made directly by Volkswagen to help automotive technicians diagnose and repair commonly reported Passat problems. Interested in how this information is collected? Read more about TSBs.

Recent 1998 Passat TSBs

STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

    • Date Reported SEPTEMBER 26, 2003
    • NHTSA Reference #10006830
    • TSB Reference #092603

    Description: ZF VH RECALL OF THE ZF STEERING PUMP, SUPPLIED TO WD'S FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE AUDI A4 PASSAT P/N 8D0 145 156FX INSTEAD OF THE CORRECT ZF P/N 7691 955 276ZW. 2004 AUDI A4 ALSO INCLUDED. *TT

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SUSPENSION

SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

    • Date Reported DECEMBER 01, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10011593
    • TSB Reference #VM

    Description: CHECK/REPLACE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER CONTROL ARMS. *TC THIS SUPERCEDES THE VM SERVICE ACTION DATED NOVEMBER 2004. *TT

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BRAKES (PWS)

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

    • Date Reported NOVEMBER 16, 2012
    • NHTSA Reference #10051242
    • TSB Reference #TT-45-06-54

    Description: VOLKSWAGEN: UPDATE TO INFORMATION. PROVIDING CORRECT CODING VALUES FOR ABS CONTROL MODULES ON CERTAIN VEHICLES WITHOUT CAN-BUS. MODELS 1998-2002 PASSAT. *PE

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • Date Reported JULY 30, 1998
    • NHTSA Reference #603337
    • TSB Reference #9802

    Description: SUBJECT REGARDING THE OUTSIDE AIR TEMPERATURE SENSOR AND AMBIENT TEMPERATURE SWITCH. *TT

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • Date Reported MAY 18, 2009
    • NHTSA Reference #10030369
    • TSB Reference #TB-07-09-06

    Description: VOLKSWAGEN: ENGINE OIL PRESSURE TOO LOW, LIGHT IS ON, ENGINE FLUSH. THE LOW ENGINE OIL PRESSURE CONDITION MAY BE CAUSED BY A RESTRICTION OF THE OIL PUMP SUCTION LINE STRAINER. *PE

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    • Date Reported MARCH 30, 2007
    • NHTSA Reference #10021437
    • TSB Reference #2013233

    Description: ENGINE OIL PRESSURE TOO LOW, LIGHT IS ON, ENGINE FLUSH. *KB

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    • Date Reported AUGUST 26, 2005
    • NHTSA Reference #10009887
    • TSB Reference #0401

    Description: ENGINE OIL SPECIFICATIONS, OIL CAPACITY, OIL FILTER. *TT

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    • Date Reported OCTOBER 01, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10010539
    • TSB Reference #0403

    Description: VALVE COVER, DIAGNOSING OIL LEAKAGE FROM GASKETS. *TT

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    • Date Reported AUGUST 05, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10009888
    • TSB Reference #0402

    Description: LOW ENGINE OIL PRESSURE LIGHT IS ON. *TT

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    • Date Reported AUGUST 04, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10009874
    • TSB Reference #0421

    Description: OIL SLUDGE - WARRANTY EXTENSION FOR 1998-2004 MODEL YEAR VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT WITH 1.8L TURBO ENGINE US AND CANADIAN DEALERS. SERVICE CIRCULAR. *TT

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    • Date Reported AUGUST 01, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10009873
    • TSB Reference #0421

    Description: WARRANTY EXTENSION COVERING CERTAIN OIL SLUDGE RELATED REPAIRS. *TT

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER

    • Date Reported MAY 18, 1999
    • NHTSA Reference #608343
    • TSB Reference #9901

    Description: SUBJECT REGARDING VEHICLE'S EXHIBITING FAILURE OF THE TURBOCHARGER DUE TO LACK OF LUBRICATION ON PASSAT WITH 1.8L 5V TURBO VEHICLES FROM 1998-1999 UP TO VIN #XE000100. *MS

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE

    • Date Reported JANUARY 11, 2007
    • NHTSA Reference #10021315
    • TSB Reference #010702

    Description: DTC'S P1297 (17705) OR P1557 (17965) STORED IN DTC MEMORY. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY INTAKE HOSES LEAKING (DURING BOOST CONDITIONS) DUE TO INCORRECT TORQUE ON CLAMPS OR IMPROPER PLACEMENT, WORN OR TORN INTAKE HOSES. *KB

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • Date Reported AUGUST 28, 2008
    • NHTSA Reference #10026848
    • TSB Reference #2015831

    Description: VOLKSWAGEN: EXHAUST HEAT SHIELD, REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES. HEAT SHIELDS ARE TO BE INSPECTED AFTER COMPLETION O ANY TYPE OF REPAIR TO THE UNDERBODY (EXHAUST SYSTEM TRANSMISSION, ETC.), AND IF DAMAGED, REPLACED. *PE

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/LINKAGE

    • Date Reported MAY 06, 1998
    • NHTSA Reference #601522
    • TSB Reference #9802

    Description: VEHICLE WILL NOT START UNLESS CLUTCH PEDAL IS DEPRESSED EXTREMELY HARD. *YC

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    • Date Reported NOVEMBER 21, 1997
    • NHTSA Reference #54058
    • TSB Reference #30 9703

    Description: VEHICLE WILL NOT START UNLESS CLUTCH PEDAL IS DEPRESSED EXTREMELY HARD. *AK

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POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • Date Reported APRIL 08, 1998
    • NHTSA Reference #600978
    • TSB Reference #9802

    Description: REPLACEMENT OF AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID (ATF) NO LONGER REQUIRED. *YC

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    • Date Reported APRIL 03, 1998
    • NHTSA Reference #600908
    • TSB Reference #9801

    Description: CONDITION WITH TRANSMISSIONS WITH INTERNAL DAMAGE MAY ALLOW DEBRIS TO COLLECT IN ATF COOLER LINES AND ATF COOLER. *YC

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • Date Reported JULY 01, 2001
    • NHTSA Reference #622409
    • TSB Reference #15

    Description: SERVICE INFORMATION BINDER CONTAINING ELECTRICAL WIRING DIAGRAMS, TROUBLESHOOTING AND COMPONENT LOCATIONS EDITION 09.97. *TT

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    • Date Reported APRIL 01, 2001
    • NHTSA Reference #621609
    • TSB Reference #14

    Description: INFORMATION IN THIS TECHNICAL BULLETIN SUPLLEMENTS AND UPDATES PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED WIRING DIAGRAM, TROUBLESHOOTING AND COMPONENT LOCATION INFORMATION. *TTT

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    • Date Reported AUGUST 13, 1998
    • NHTSA Reference #603352
    • TSB Reference #9812

    Description: SUBJECT ON COMFORT SYSTEM ECM, UNNECESSARY REPLACEMENT. *YC

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    • Date Reported MARCH 01, 1998
    • NHTSA Reference #601748
    • TSB Reference #4

    Description: NEW INFORMATION IN THIS TECHNICAL BULLETING SUPPLEMENTS AND UPDATES PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED WIRING DIAGRAM, TROUBLESHOOTING AND COMPONENT LOCATION INFORMATION. *YC

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • Date Reported JANUARY 01, 2000
    • NHTSA Reference #610179
    • TSB Reference #V0002

    Description: THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS NEW AND REVISED WIRING DIAGRAM INFORMATION. *TT

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    • Date Reported DECEMBER 01, 1998
    • NHTSA Reference #604051
    • TSB Reference #8

    Description: NEW INFORMATION IN THIS TECHNICAL BULLETIN SUPPLEMENTS AND UPDATES PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED WIRING DIAGRAM, TROUBLESHOOTING AND COMPONENT LOCATION INFORMATION. *YC

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • Date Reported JULY 31, 1998
    • NHTSA Reference #603335
    • TSB Reference #9801

    Description: SUBJECT ON CARRIER ASSEMBLY WITH WINDOW REGULATOR / WINDOW REGULATOR MOTOR ASSEMBLING. *YC

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AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

    • Date Reported JANUARY 05, 1999
    • NHTSA Reference #604431
    • TSB Reference #9901

    Description: SUBJECT REGARDING SPECIAL TOOL FOR REMOVING AND / OR REPAIRING FRONT SEAT WHICH IS EQUIPPED WITH A SIDE AIRBAG. *TT

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STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

    • Date Reported AUGUST 28, 2008
    • NHTSA Reference #10026848
    • TSB Reference #2015831

    Description: VOLKSWAGEN: EXHAUST HEAT SHIELD, REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES. HEAT SHIELDS ARE TO BE INSPECTED AFTER COMPLETION O ANY TYPE OF REPAIR TO THE UNDERBODY (EXHAUST SYSTEM TRANSMISSION, ETC.), AND IF DAMAGED, REPLACED. *PE

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STRUCTURE:BODY

STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

SEATS

    • Date Reported JUNE 12, 2001
    • NHTSA Reference #621613
    • TSB Reference #0101

    Description: SUBJECT REGARDING LATCH SYSTEM LOWER ANCHORS AND TETHERS FOR CHILDREN, INSTALLING / RETROFITTING. *TT

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    • Date Reported DECEMBER 02, 1998
    • NHTSA Reference #603955
    • TSB Reference #9801

    Description: PROCEDURES ON REMOVING THE FRONT SEATS WITH SIDE AIRBAG. *YC

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    • Date Reported FEBRUARY 05, 1998
    • NHTSA Reference #600824
    • TSB Reference #9801

    Description: INSTALLATION OF THE CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORAGE MOUNTINGS. *YC

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • Date Reported JULY 18, 2001
    • NHTSA Reference #622400
    • TSB Reference #910102

    Description: A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE RADIO DOES NOT REGAIN VOLUME CONTROL AND / OR THE SINGLE CD PLAYER LED BLINKS WHEN INTERIOR LIGHTS ARE AT THE LOWEST SETTING. *TT

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    • Date Reported JUNE 24, 1998
    • NHTSA Reference #601874
    • TSB Reference #9803

    Description: SUBJECT ON RADIO CODE RETRIEVAL PROCEDURES. *YC

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UNKNOWN OR OTHER

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