2001 Jetta

  1. BRAKES:HYDRAULIC:ANTI-SKID SYSTEM
  2. EQUIPMENT:CHILD SEAT
  3. EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
  4. EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH
  5. EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
  6. EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
Nature of Defect:
1. BRAKES:HYDRAULIC:ANTI-SKID SYSTEM
Recall Number: 02V031000
Dates Manufactured: OCT 2000 to SEP 2001
Number of Vehicles Affected: 55000
Date Owners Notified On: MAR 2002
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Defect Description:
ON SOME PASSENGER VEHICLES, SHORT CIRCUITS CAN OCCUR WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT OF THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS).

Consequence of Defect:
THIS CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS CONTROL UNIT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 8, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.


Nature of Defect:
2. EQUIPMENT:CHILD SEAT
Recall Number: 02V244000
Dates Manufactured: SEP 1999 to JAN 2001
Number of Vehicles Affected: 332950
Date Owners Notified On: SEP 2002
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." CHILD SEAT ANCHORAGES INSTALLED IN THE VEHICLE'S REAR SEATS MUST BE IDENTIFIED BY MARKINGS, AND THEIR LOCATION AND USE BE DESCRIBED IN THE OWNER'S MANUAL.

Consequence of Defect:
THESE VEHICLES WERE NOT MARKED OR DESCRIBED AS REQUIRED BY THE STANDARD.

Corrective Action:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A SUPPLEMENT FOR THE OWNER'S MANUAL AND ALSO ONE SET OF FOUR GUIDANCE FIXTURES INTENDED TO USE IN CONJUNCTION WITH CHILD SEATS EQUIPPED WITH RIGID OR SEMI-RIGID LOWER ANCHORAGE ATTACHMENTS. ALSO ENCLOSED WILL BE FOUR DECALS TOGETHER WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS AND A TEMPLATE FOR ATTACHING THE DECALS TO THE LOWER SEAT BACKS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 15, 2002. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VWOA AT 1-800-822-8987.


Nature of Defect:
3. EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
Recall Number: 04V096000
Dates Manufactured: MAY 1998 to NOV 2001
Number of Vehicles Affected: 377130
Date Owners Notified On: N/A
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH ON THESE VEHICLES MAY MALFUNCTION.

Consequence of Defect:
IF THIS HAPPENS, THE BRAKE LIGHTS COULD BECOME INOPERATIVE, OR COME ON AND STAY ON, EVEN THOUGH THE VEHICLE IS PARKED.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THESE SWITCHES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON DURING APRIL 30, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.


Nature of Defect:
4. EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH
Recall Number: 04V584000
Dates Manufactured: JUN 1999 to SEP 2001
Number of Vehicles Affected: 350000
Date Owners Notified On: FEB 2005
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE HAZARD SWITCH AND FLASHER SYSTEM FUNCTION MAY DEGRADE OVER TIME BECAUSE OF DISTORTION AND MATERIAL TRANSFER OF THE CONTACTS OF CERTAIN HAZARD SWITCH RELAYS WHICH OCCURS DUE TO SUBSTANTIALLY INCREASED ELECTRICAL CURRENT LOAD FROM HIGHER WATTAGE TURN SIGNAL BULBS.

Consequence of Defect:
THIS MAY RESULT IN INTERMITTENT OR INOPERATIVE TURN SIGNAL AND HAZARD FLASHER FUNCTION.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HAZARD FLASHER SWITCH/RELAY KIT. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 31, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.


Nature of Defect:
5. EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
Recall Number: 06V183000
Dates Manufactured: MAY 1998 to NOV 2001
Number of Vehicles Affected: 362000
Date Owners Notified On: N/A
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND CRUISE CONTROLS, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH ON THESE VEHICLES MAY MALFUNCTION IF IT WAS INSTALLED INCORRECTLY DURING SAFETY RECALLS 03V-265 OR 04V-096.

Consequence of Defect:
THE BRAKE LIGHTS COULD BECOME INOPERATIVE, OR REMAIN ON. FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE PROPER SIGNAL WHEN BRAKING COULD LEAD TO A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE NEWLY DESIGNED BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 8, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VW AT 1-800-822-8987.


Nature of Defect:
6. EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
Recall Number: 07V063000
Dates Manufactured: OCT 2000 to NOV 2004
Number of Vehicles Affected: 790000
Date Owners Notified On: N/A
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER, WAGON, AND CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH OR WITHOUT CRUISE CONTROL, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION IF IT WAS INSTALLED INCORRECTLY.

Consequence of Defect:
THE BRAKE LIGHTS COULD BECOME INOPERATIVE, OR REMAIN ON. FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE PROPER SIGNAL WHEN BRAKING COULD LEAD TO A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE NEWLY DESIGNED BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE APRIL 27, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VW AT 1-800-822-8987.



  1. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE
  2. VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
  3. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  4. VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
  5. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  6. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  7. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  8. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  9. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  10. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  11. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  12. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  13. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  14. STRUCTURE
  15. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  16. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
  17. EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
  18. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  19. VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
  20. INTERIOR LIGHTING
  21. SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
  22. VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:BLOWER
  23. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
  24. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  25. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  26. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
  27. POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  28. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
  29. SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
  30. SEAT BELTS
  31. SEAT BELTS
Component Description:
1. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE
Bulletin Number: 010702
Bulletin Date: JAN 2007
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
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. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10021315 )


Component Description:
2. VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
Bulletin Number: 0603
Bulletin Date: APR 2006
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
DOOR WINDOWS, MAY SEPERATE FROM WINDOW REGULATOR CLAMPS. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10020720 )


Component Description:
3. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Bulletin Number: 11292005
Bulletin Date: NOV 2005
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
ENGINE PRE-HEATER INSTALLATION. CALIX. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10018786 )


Component Description:
4. VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
Bulletin Number: 0501
Bulletin Date: NOV 2005
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
DOOR WINDOW, SEPARATES FROM WINDOW REGULATOR CLAMPS. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10018440 )


Component Description:
5. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Bulletin Number: 0501
Bulletin Date: SEP 2005
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
MIL IS ON AND OR CATALYTIC CONVERTER IS RATTLING. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10016900 )


Component Description:
6. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Bulletin Number: 0502
Bulletin Date: JAN 2005
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1603 (18011) STORED IN DTC MEMORY. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10012457 )


Component Description:
7. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Bulletin Number: 0405
Bulletin Date: DEC 2004
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
HYBRID OIL PAN, INSTALLING. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10011901 )


Component Description:
8. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Bulletin Number: 004
Bulletin Date: NOV 2004
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE (ECT) SENSOR. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10011567 )


Component Description:
9. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Bulletin Number: 0420
Bulletin Date: OCT 2004
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT IS ON IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10010538 )


Component Description:
10. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Bulletin Number: 0403
Bulletin Date: JUL 2004
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
ENGINE, FLUCTUATING IDLE OR IDLE SPEED TOO LOW. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10008913 )


Component Description:
11. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Bulletin Number: 0402
Bulletin Date: JUN 2004
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
ENGINE, FLUCTUATING IDLE OR IDLE SPEED TOO LOW. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10008086 )


Component Description:
12. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Bulletin Number: 0409
Bulletin Date: MAY 2004
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
EVALUATING FUEL MIXTURE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES- HOW TO PERFORM EFFECTIVE DIAGNOSIS RELATED TO FUEL SYSTEM ADAPTATION - SYSTEM TOO RICH/TOO LEAN. VOLKSWAGEN. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10007711 )


Component Description:
13. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Bulletin Number: 0410
Bulletin Date: MAY 2004
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
EVALUATING FUEL MIXTURE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) - HOW TO PERFORM EFFECTIVE DIAGNOSTIC RELATED TO FUEL SYSTEM ADAPTATION SYSTEM TOO RICH/ TOO LEAN. VOLKSWAGEN. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10007712 )


Component Description:
14. STRUCTURE
Bulletin Number: 0402
Bulletin Date: MAY 2004
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
DRIVER AND PASSENGER DOOR WINDOW REGULATOR REPAIRING. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10007885 )


Component Description:
15. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Bulletin Number: 0402
Bulletin Date: APR 2004
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, OR P0304 STORED. IGNITION COIL OVERLAY HARNESS, INSTALLING. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10007205 )


Component Description:
16. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
Bulletin Number: 0401
Bulletin Date: MAR 2004
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
IGNITION COIL OVERLAY HARNESS, INSTALLING. MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, OR P0304 STORED. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10007016 )


Component Description:
17. EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
Bulletin Number: 0401
Bulletin Date: FEB 2004
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
NEW STYLE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH REQUIRES CARE DURING INSTALLATION TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO SWITCH. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10006057 )


Component Description:
18. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Bulletin Number: 0305
Bulletin Date: JUL 2003
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
UPDATE PROGRAMMING (FLASHING) ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM). ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10002930 )


Component Description:
19. VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
Bulletin Number: 0307
Bulletin Date: APR 2003
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
DRIVER AND PASSENGER DOOR WINDOW REGULATOR REPAIRS. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10001570 )


Component Description:
20. INTERIOR LIGHTING
Bulletin Number: 0205
Bulletin Date: AUG 2002
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0410, P0411, OR P1423 STORED IN DTC MEMORY. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 10000542 )


Component Description:
21. SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
Bulletin Number: 0201
Bulletin Date: APR 2002
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
REAR BRAKE PADS THAT APPEAR TO BE WORN PREMATURELY. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 633840 )


Component Description:
22. VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:BLOWER
Bulletin Number: 0201
Bulletin Date: MAR 2002
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
FRESH AIR BLOWER MOTOR, INOPERATIVE AT AMBIENT AIR TEMPERATURES NEAR OR BELOW FREEZING. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 633842 )


Component Description:
23. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
Bulletin Number: 0103
Bulletin Date: AUG 2001
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER MALFUNCTION. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 626970 )


Component Description:
24. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Bulletin Number: 010103
Bulletin Date: JUN 2001
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1297 OR P1557 ARE STORED IN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE MEMORY. MAY BE CAUSED BY INTAKE HOSES LEAKING DUE TO CLAMPS INCORRECTLY TORQUED OR IMPROPERLY PLACED, WORN / TORN INTAKE HOSES ETC. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 622406 )


Component Description:
25. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Bulletin Number: 260101
Bulletin Date: JUN 2001
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE POWER SURGE ON THE SECONDARY AIR PUMP BLOWS 40 AMP. FUSE. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 621618 )


Component Description:
26. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
Bulletin Number: 900101
Bulletin Date: JUN 2001
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
SUBJECT REGARDING MALFUNCTIONING INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 621623 )


Component Description:
27. POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Bulletin Number: 370102
Bulletin Date: MAY 2001
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
SUBJECT REGARDING WHINING NOISE FROM AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FROM APPROX. 37 TO 42 MPH. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 621619 )


Component Description:
28. ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
Bulletin Number: 970101
Bulletin Date: APR 2001
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
SUBJECT REGARDING COOLANT LEAKING FROM COOLANT RESERVOIR BOTTLE WIRING CONNECTOR CONTAMINATES THE WIRING HARNESS. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 619873 )


Component Description:
29. SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
Bulletin Number: 0001
Bulletin Date: NOV 2000
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
THIS BULLETIN INVOLVES INSPECTING THE REAR BRAKE PADS DUE TO PREMATURE WORN. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 619137 )


Component Description:
30. SEAT BELTS
Bulletin Number: 0006
Bulletin Date: SEP 2000
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD RESTRAINT LATCH GUIDANCE FIXTURES, COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD 225. ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 614924 )


Component Description:
31. SEAT BELTS
Bulletin Number: 0007
Bulletin Date: SEP 2000
Vehicle: 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Summary:
SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD RESTRAINT LATCH GUIDANCE FIXTURE, INSTALLING AT PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION (PDI). ( NHTSA ITEM NUMBER - 614925 )


 

 

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