Approx 6 weeks later turbo failed completely. Owners may contact Volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987. Open the hood, twist off the oil filler cap in the counter clockwise direction and pull up the yellow handled oil level dipstick a few inches. Remedy Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflators, free of charge. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Next, unscrew the small plastic end cap at the bottom of the oil filter housing attached to a black tether cable in the counter clockwise direction. Units Affected 363713 The redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Malibu and 2016 Kia Optima coming to the 2015 New York auto show are going to have some reinvigorated competition when they go on sale by the end of 2015.
In the affected vehicles, debris may contaminate the air bag clock spring, a spiral wound, flat cable that keeps the air bag powered while the steering wheel is being turned. Recall Date 2017-05-11 Description Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Replacement turbo failed at install and replaced. Slow to locate requests and not always accurate. The new report says that the Volkswagen Phaeton will be re-introduced at the Detroit auto show, although company officials say otherwise. Recall Date 2015-08-04 Description Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 16V-078.
You can compare a few of these. Remedy Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the connector, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. His own length extended as far as 99 mm to 4,868 mm. This caused cold air to blow on passenger side of car. The vehicle's underbody heat shield may not be long enough to protect the right half-shaft grease boot from heat, potentially resulting in a grease leak. Detach the filter wrench and continue spinning off the filter housing in the counter clockwise until it can be detached from the engine.
Golf clubs, bags for sleepovers or luggage for a weekend road trip all fit very comfortably, with room to spare. Be careful when you remove the oil drain bolt, since the old oil may be hot enough to burn your skin depending on how long you warmed up the engine. Set the plastic cover and the 8 screws aside in a safe place. Introduced for 2012, Volkswagen's midsized sedan was redesigned and optimized for the American market. Does not update when asked. The first-generation Volkswagen Phaeton was sold here from 2004 to 2006, but it was never much of a success and was… The 2014 Volkswagen Passat will return much better fuel economy thanks to the addition of a new base engine. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
In comparison, the Hyundai Sonata offers 34. Also arrives quickly and makes the job very painless. Push the new cartridge oil filter down in to the housing until it clicks securely in to place. Most Volkswagens have the oil type printed on the oil cap - it will likely be 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30 or 10W-40. We never know if, when we start the car, whether the phones will connect. In the affected vehicles, the low beam headlight bulb may become loose and lose electrical contact. As a result, the interior of the car flooded with 4+ inches of water during a rainstorm.
Filter is European, made in Poland. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. Turn over the filter housing and drain out any remaining oil in to the used oil catch container. Volume control stopped working for the satellite radio. Vehicle Overview The midsize sedan was our and continues to be a star player in the midsize sedan class for 2013.
For most Volkswagens, you can wrap an old belt around the oil filter and unscrew it by hand. This spec is closer to the V-6 than the five-cylinder. Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflators, free of charge. Remedy Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft heat shield, free of charge. Volkswagen will notify owners again once parts are available.
Gently push the drain nipple up at an angle with a small flathead screwdriver until it stays in place. I have been ordering this oil change kit for almost five years now. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 23T3. The car has sold more than 20 million examples worldwide, and July marks the 40th anniversary of the Volkswagen Passat nameplate. The first three steps are to warm up the engine for a few minutes, park the car on a level surface and then shut off the engine. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Concurrently, the radio opens to a different station every time we start the car.