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 1997 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sdn GL Auto

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MSRP: $14,570
Invoice: $13,219

Gas Mileage:
CTY: N/A    HWY: N/A    CMB: N/A
Engine/Fuel: Gas I4 /2.0L/121
Transmission: Automatic w/OD,
Door/Body Style: /4 Door Sedan GL
Drive Type:

Prices/Warranty

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  • General
  • MSRP: $14,570
  • Invoice Price: $13,219
  • Destination Charge: $0
  • Warranty
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  • Basic (Mileage):  
  • Powertrain (Month):  
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  • Rust (Month):  
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Engine & Emissions

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  • Engines & Emissions
  • 2.0L SOHC SMPI I4 engine
  • Engine
  • Type of Engine: Gas I4
  • Displacement (CC): 2.0L/121
  • Fuel System: SMPI
  • Horsepower @ RPM: 115 @ 5400
  • Torque @ RPM: 122 @ 3200

Dimensions

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  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Track Front: 57.5
  • Track Rear: 57.0
  • Ground Clearance (in): 4.8
  • Overall Length (in): 173.4
  • Overall Width (in): 56.1
  • Wheelbase (in): 97.4
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Seating capacity - Standard: 4
  • Headroom front (in): 39.2
  • Hip room front (in): -TBD-
  • Leg room front (in): 42.3
  • Shoulder room front (in): 53.8

Features

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  • Exterior
    • Daytime running lights
    • Euro style halogen headlamps
    • Headlights-on warning tone
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
    • Electric rear window defroster
  • Entertainment, Communication & Navigation
    • Sound system prep-inc: wiring for antenna & 8-speakers
  • Instrumentation
    • Digital clock
    • Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, tachometer, trip odometer, fuel/temp gauges
    • Open door warning reflectors
  • Wheels & Tires
    • 14" x 6.0" steel wheels w/full wheel covers
    • Front wheel drive
    • P195/60HR14 all-season tires
    • Space-saver spare tire
  • Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
    • 2-speed intermittent wipers w/variable intermittent wipe feature
    • Dual black remote mirrors
    • Dual covered visor vanity mirrors
    • Tinted glass

Safety Features

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  • Safety Features
  • 3-point front/rear outboard safety belts w/height adjustment
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Front safety belts emergency locking retractors
  • Passenger assist handles
  • Anti-Theft
  • Anti-theft vehicle alarm system
  • Central pwr locking system
  • Braking & Traction
  • Pwr-assisted front disc/rear drum brakes

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    Crash Test Data for 1997 Volkswagen

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    Driver Passenger Front Seat Rear Seat
    1997 GolfNot
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    1997 JettaNot
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    1997 PassatNot
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    Service Bulletins for 1997 Volkswagen

    1997 VOLKSWAGEN CABRIO
    Bulletin Number: 1-2017 Update
    This communication is to update our ProFi dealers of the current status of the latest inbound and outbound ProFi requests.
    Bulletin Number: 2015831
    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
    Bulletin Number: 69 9703
    A NEW FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG UNIT HAS BEEN INSTALLED. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 9703129702F
    VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH NEW AIRBAG WARNING LABELS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9705309704A
    CONDITIONS WITH TRANSMISSION NOT SHIFTING INTO REVERSE AND IS DIFFICULT TO SHIFT IN/OUT OF REVERSE. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9708209701A
    CONCERNS WITH CASSETTE TAPE PLAYER, SOUND OUTPUT LOW OR DISTORTED, TAPES MAY BE DESTROYED. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9801
    INFORMATION ON INSTALLING A CARGO NET. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9802
    DISCONNECTING THE FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG UNIT. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9805
    INFORMATION ON MAINTENANCE INTERVALS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9918
    SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1580 (17988) AND P0103 (16487) STORED IN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE MEMORY. *TT
    Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-22-15
    This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech
    Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-29-15
    This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech tips, campaigns, updates, and suggestions.
    Bulletin Number: TT 64-14-02
    Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. This document informs of how to diagnose t
    Bulletin Number: TT 64-14-02
    Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. The check must be performed with the engin
    Bulletin Number: TT 97-12-02
    Data Link connector pin assignment chart that is applicable to all models. Update model year applicability.
    Bulletin Number: V171701 2012855
    17 17 01 July 5, 2017 2012855 Supersedes Technical Bulletin 17-16-02 (V171602) dated April 29, 2016 due to updated oil standards lists to current specifications. Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standards
    Bulletin Number: V691601 2010479
    Update model year applicability to include 2017.
    1997 VOLKSWAGEN CORRADO
    Bulletin Number: 1-2017 Update
    This communication is to update our ProFi dealers of the current status of the latest inbound and outbound ProFi requests.
    Bulletin Number: 2015831
    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
    Bulletin Number: 9703129702F
    VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH NEW AIRBAG WARNING LABELS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-22-15
    This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech
    Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-29-15
    This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech tips, campaigns, updates, and suggestions.
    Bulletin Number: TT 97-12-02
    Data Link connector pin assignment chart that is applicable to all models. Update model year applicability.
    Bulletin Number: V691601 2010479
    Update model year applicability to include 2017.
    1997 VOLKSWAGEN EUROVAN
    Bulletin Number: 0101
    SUBJECT REGARDING LATCH SYSTEM LOWER ANCHORS AND TETHERS FOR CHILDREN, INSTALLING / RETROFITTING. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 1-2017 Update
    This communication is to update our ProFi dealers of the current status of the latest inbound and outbound ProFi requests.
    Bulletin Number: 2015831
    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
    Bulletin Number: 9918
    SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1580 (17988) AND P0103 (16487) STORED IN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE MEMORY. *TT
    Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-22-15
    This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech
    Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-29-15
    This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech tips, campaigns, updates, and suggestions.
    Bulletin Number: TT 200901
    Update to existing tip for fuel quality checking.
    Bulletin Number: TT 450719
    Steering angle adaptation instructions, not included in repair manual
    Bulletin Number: TT 64-14-02
    Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. This document informs of how to diagnose t
    Bulletin Number: TT 64-14-02
    Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. The check must be performed with the engin
    Bulletin Number: TT 97-12-02
    Data Link connector pin assignment chart that is applicable to all models. Update model year applicability.
    Bulletin Number: V001404 2010380
    Technical Bulletin (Squeaks, Rattles, Noise, Repair Materials): This doucment contains a list of components and applications developed to repair concerns of squeaks, rattles, noise and trim fit conditions.
    Bulletin Number: V171404 2012855
    Technical Bulletin (Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standard): This document informs of a sample list of products generally available in the North American market that meet the Volkswagen Oil Quality Standard
    Bulletin Number: V171701 2012855
    17 17 01 July 5, 2017 2012855 Supersedes Technical Bulletin 17-16-02 (V171602) dated April 29, 2016 due to updated oil standards lists to current specifications. Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standards
    Bulletin Number: V691601 2010479
    Update model year applicability to include 2017.
    Bulletin Number: V941403 2011521
    Technical Bulletin (Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation): This document informs of the Condensation and or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. The document also informs how to service the issue.
    1997 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
    Bulletin Number: 00 9706
    CHART IDENTIFIES WHICH TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULES (TMC) ARE AVAILABLE FOR VARIOUS STATES. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 0101
    SUBJECT REGARDING LATCH SYSTEM LOWER ANCHORS AND TETHERS FOR CHILDREN, INSTALLING / RETROFITTING. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 1-2017 Update
    This communication is to update our ProFi dealers of the current status of the latest inbound and outbound ProFi requests.
    Bulletin Number: 15 9701
    TOOTHED BELT RUNS TOWARDS OUTSIDE, WEARS OUT/ JUMPS OFF, AND CRACKS. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 2015831
    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
    Bulletin Number: 34 9703
    TRANSMISSION POPS OUT OF GEAR/SHIFTER FEELS LIKE IT HAS A DOUBLE DETENT WHEN SHIFTING INTO GEAR, AND WILL NOT MAINTAIN SHIFT ADJUSTMENT. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 60 9704
    SUBJECT PERTAINING TO POWER SUNROOF CONVENIENCE CLOSE FEATURE, FUNCTION CHANGE. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 92 9702
    PROGRAMMABLE INTERMITTENT WINDSHIELD WIPER, FUNCTION DELETED. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 970213970198
    CONDITION WITH VEHICLES SHIFTER LEVER VIBRATING/KNOCKING IN 1ST, 2ND, 3RD OR 4TH GEARS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9703129702F
    VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH NEW AIRBAG WARNING LABELS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9704039704F
    SERVICE MANUAL ON ELECTRIC WINDOW REGULATOR MOTORS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9704109702F
    DIFFICULTIES WITH SHIFT LEVER AND TRANSMISSION IS HARD TO SHIFT INTO REVERSE GEAR. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9705159702A
    PROCEDURES APPLYING TO DISTRIBUTOR INSTALLATION ON UPDATED 2.0L ENGINES. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9705309704A
    CONDITIONS WITH TRANSMISSION NOT SHIFTING INTO REVERSE AND IS DIFFICULT TO SHIFT IN/OUT OF REVERSE. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9707019705F
    VEHICLE PRODUCED WITH A "JAZZ" STICKER ATTACHED TO HATCHBACK MUST BE REMOVED. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9708129701D
    CONCERNS WITH ANTI-THEFT ALARM SOUNDS AFTER IS SET AND CANNOT BE SWITCHED OFF. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9802
    DISCONNECTING THE FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG UNIT. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9805
    INFORMATION ON MAINTENANCE INTERVALS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-22-15
    This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech
    Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-29-15
    This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech tips, campaigns, updates, and suggestions.
    Bulletin Number: PDI - GOLF GTI T
    Golf/GTI Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) - Technician and Detailer Inspections:
    Bulletin Number: PDI - GOLF GTI T
    Golf Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) - Technician and Detailer Inspections: A checklist to insure a customer receives a wonderful delivery of a vehicle that looks, feels, and meets the expectations of a new vehicle that he/she has purch
    Bulletin Number: PDI - GOLF GTI T
    Golf Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) - Technician and Detailer Inspections: A checklist to insure a customer receives a wonderful delivery of a vehicle that looks, feels, and meets the expectations of a new vehicle that he/she has purcha
    Bulletin Number: TT 200901
    Update to existing tip for fuel quality checking.
    Bulletin Number: TT 64-14-02
    Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. This document informs of how to diagnose t
    Bulletin Number: TT 64-14-02
    Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. The check must be performed with the engin
    Bulletin Number: TT 97-12-02
    Data Link connector pin assignment chart that is applicable to all models. Update model year applicability.
    Bulletin Number: V001404 2010380
    Technical Bulletin (Squeaks, Rattles, Noise, Repair Materials): This doucment contains a list of components and applications developed to repair concerns of squeaks, rattles, noise and trim fit conditions.
    Bulletin Number: V171404 2012855
    Technical Bulletin (Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standard): This document informs of a sample list of products generally available in the North American market that meet the Volkswagen Oil Quality Standard
    Bulletin Number: V171701 2012855
    17 17 01 July 5, 2017 2012855 Supersedes Technical Bulletin 17-16-02 (V171602) dated April 29, 2016 due to updated oil standards lists to current specifications. Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standards
    Bulletin Number: V691601 2010479
    Update model year applicability to include 2017.
    Bulletin Number: V941402 2011521
    Technical Bulletin (Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation): Exterior light assemblies (headlights, taillights, fog lights, turn signals) are vented and may collect moisture on their inner surfaces, depending on humidity and other climatic
    Bulletin Number: V941403 2011521
    Technical Bulletin (Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation): This document informs of the Condensation and or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. The document also informs how to service the issue.
    Bulletin Number: V941501 2011521
    Technical Bulletin: Condensation and or water droplets becomming visible on inside of exterior light lenses issue is discussed in this document
    1997 VOLKSWAGEN GTI
    Bulletin Number: 0101
    SUBJECT REGARDING LATCH SYSTEM LOWER ANCHORS AND TETHERS FOR CHILDREN, INSTALLING / RETROFITTING. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 1-2017 Update
    This communication is to update our ProFi dealers of the current status of the latest inbound and outbound ProFi requests.
    Bulletin Number: 2015831
    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
    Bulletin Number: 27 9701
    BATTERY CABLE CLAMP WILL NOT TIGHTEN ON BATTERY POST. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 34 9703
    TRANSMISSION POPS OUT OF GEAR/SHIFTER FEELS LIKE IT HAS A DOUBLE DETENT WHEN SHIFTING INTO GEAR, AND WILL NOT MAINTAIN SHIFT ADJUSTMENT. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 60 9704
    SUBJECT PERTAINING TO POWER SUNROOF CONVENIENCE CLOSE FEATURE, FUNCTION CHANGE. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 9703129702F
    VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH NEW AIRBAG WARNING LABELS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9704039704F
    SERVICE MANUAL ON ELECTRIC WINDOW REGULATOR MOTORS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9704109702F
    DIFFICULTIES WITH SHIFT LEVER AND TRANSMISSION IS HARD TO SHIFT INTO REVERSE GEAR. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9705309704A
    CONDITIONS WITH TRANSMISSION NOT SHIFTING INTO REVERSE AND IS DIFFICULT TO SHIFT IN/OUT OF REVERSE. *YC
    Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-22-15
    This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech
    Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-29-15
    This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech tips, campaigns, updates, and suggestions.
    Bulletin Number: PDI - GOLF GTI T
    Golf/GTI Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) - Technician and Detailer Inspections:
    Bulletin Number: PDI - GOLF GTI T
    Golf Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) - Technician and Detailer Inspections: A checklist to insure a customer receives a wonderful delivery of a vehicle that looks, feels, and meets the expectations of a new vehicle that he/she has purch
    Bulletin Number: PDI - GOLF GTI T
    Golf Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) - Technician and Detailer Inspections: A checklist to insure a customer receives a wonderful delivery of a vehicle that looks, feels, and meets the expectations of a new vehicle that he/she has purcha
    Bulletin Number: TT 200901
    Update to existing tip for fuel quality checking.
    Bulletin Number: TT 97-12-02
    Data Link connector pin assignment chart that is applicable to all models. Update model year applicability.
    Bulletin Number: V691601 2010479
    Update model year applicability to include 2017.
    1997 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA
    Bulletin Number: 00 9706
    CHART IDENTIFIES WHICH TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULES (TMC) ARE AVAILABLE FOR VARIOUS STATES. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 0101
    SUBJECT REGARDING LATCH SYSTEM LOWER ANCHORS AND TETHERS FOR CHILDREN, INSTALLING / RETROFITTING. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 01 9711
    INFORMATION CONCERNING DTC 16725, CAMPSHAFT POSITION (CMP) SENSOR. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 0328
    IGNITION SWITCH LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION 1996-1997 VEHICLES. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 101703
    IGNITION SWITCH SPECIAL WARRANTY EXTENSION QUESTION AND ANSWER SHEET TO VOLKSWAGEN OWNERS. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 1-2017 Update
    This communication is to update our ProFi dealers of the current status of the latest inbound and outbound ProFi requests.
    Bulletin Number: 15 9701
    TOOTHED BELT RUNS TOWARDS OUTSIDE, WEARS OUT/ JUMPS OFF, AND CRACKS. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 2015831
    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
    Bulletin Number: 27 9701
    BATTERY CABLE CLAMP WILL NOT TIGHTEN ON BATTERY POST. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 34 9703
    TRANSMISSION POPS OUT OF GEAR/SHIFTER FEELS LIKE IT HAS A DOUBLE DETENT WHEN SHIFTING INTO GEAR, AND WILL NOT MAINTAIN SHIFT ADJUSTMENT. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 60 9704
    SUBJECT PERTAINING TO POWER SUNROOF CONVENIENCE CLOSE FEATURE, FUNCTION CHANGE. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 92 9702
    PROGRAMMABLE INTERMITTENT WINDSHIELD WIPER, FUNCTION DELETED. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 970213970198
    CONDITION WITH VEHICLES SHIFTER LEVER VIBRATING/KNOCKING IN 1ST, 2ND, 3RD OR 4TH GEARS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9703129702F
    VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH NEW AIRBAG WARNING LABELS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9704039704F
    SERVICE MANUAL ON ELECTRIC WINDOW REGULATOR MOTORS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9704109702F
    DIFFICULTIES WITH SHIFT LEVER AND TRANSMISSION IS HARD TO SHIFT INTO REVERSE GEAR. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9705159702A
    PROCEDURES APPLYING TO DISTRIBUTOR INSTALLATION ON UPDATED 2.0L ENGINES. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9705309704A
    CONDITIONS WITH TRANSMISSION NOT SHIFTING INTO REVERSE AND IS DIFFICULT TO SHIFT IN/OUT OF REVERSE. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9706109701X
    INFORMATION ON INSTALLING A LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT CARGO NET. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9708129701D
    CONCERNS WITH ANTI-THEFT ALARM SOUNDS AFTER IS SET AND CANNOT BE SWITCHED OFF. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9708209701A
    CONCERNS WITH CASSETTE TAPE PLAYER, SOUND OUTPUT LOW OR DISTORTED, TAPES MAY BE DESTROYED. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9801
    DIFFICULTIES IN CLOSING REAR LID. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9802
    DISCONNECTING THE FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG UNIT. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9805
    INFORMATION ON MAINTENANCE INTERVALS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-22-15
    This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech
    Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-29-15
    This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech tips, campaigns, updates, and suggestions.
    Bulletin Number: PDI - JETTA JSW
    JETTA-JSW Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) - Technician and Detailer Inspections: A checklist to insure a customer receives a wonderful delivery of a vehicle that looks, feels, and meets the expectations of a new vehicle that he/she has p
    Bulletin Number: PDI - JETTA TECH
    JETTA Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) - Technician and Detailer Inspections: A checklist to insure a customer receives a wonderful delivery of a vehicle that looks, feels, and meets the expectations of a new vehicle that he/she has purch
    Bulletin Number: PDI - JETTA TECH
    Jetta Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) - Technician and Detailer Inspections: A checklist to insure a customer receives a wonderful delivery of a vehicle that looks, feels, and meets the expectations of a new vehicle that he/she has purch
    Bulletin Number: TT 200901
    Update to existing tip for fuel quality checking.
    Bulletin Number: TT 64-14-02
    Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. The check must be performed with the engin
    Bulletin Number: TT 64-14-02
    Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. This document informs of how to diagnose t
    Bulletin Number: TT 97-12-02
    Data Link connector pin assignment chart that is applicable to all models. Update model year applicability.
    Bulletin Number: V001404 2010380
    Technical Bulletin (Squeaks, Rattles, Noise, Repair Materials): This doucment contains a list of components and applications developed to repair concerns of squeaks, rattles, noise and trim fit conditions.
    Bulletin Number: V171404 2012855
    Technical Bulletin (Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standard): This document informs of a sample list of products generally available in the North American market that meet the Volkswagen Oil Quality Standard
    Bulletin Number: V171701 2012855
    17 17 01 July 5, 2017 2012855 Supersedes Technical Bulletin 17-16-02 (V171602) dated April 29, 2016 due to updated oil standards lists to current specifications. Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standards
    Bulletin Number: V691601 2010479
    Update model year applicability to include 2017.
    Bulletin Number: V941402 2011521
    Technical Bulletin (Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation): Exterior light assemblies (headlights, taillights, fog lights, turn signals) are vented and may collect moisture on their inner surfaces, depending on humidity and other climatic
    Bulletin Number: V941403 2011521
    Technical Bulletin (Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation): This document informs of the Condensation and or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. The document also informs how to service the issue.
    Bulletin Number: V941501 2011521
    Technical Bulletin: Condensation and or water droplets becomming visible on inside of exterior light lenses issue is discussed in this document
    1997 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
    Bulletin Number: 0101
    SUBJECT REGARDING LATCH SYSTEM LOWER ANCHORS AND TETHERS FOR CHILDREN, INSTALLING / RETROFITTING. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 0328
    IGNITION SWITCH LIMITED WARRANTY EXTENSION 1996-1997 VEHICLES. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 092603
    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
    Bulletin Number: 101703
    IGNITION SWITCH SPECIAL WARRANTY EXTENSION QUESTION AND ANSWER SHEET TO VOLKSWAGEN OWNERS. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 1-2017 Update
    This communication is to update our ProFi dealers of the current status of the latest inbound and outbound ProFi requests.
    Bulletin Number: 15 9701
    TOOTHED BELT RUNS TOWARDS OUTSIDE, WEARS OUT/ JUMPS OFF, AND CRACKS. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 2015831
    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
    Bulletin Number: 34 9703
    TRANSMISSION POPS OUT OF GEAR/SHIFTER FEELS LIKE IT HAS A DOUBLE DETENT WHEN SHIFTING INTO GEAR, AND WILL NOT MAINTAIN SHIFT ADJUSTMENT. *AK
    Bulletin Number: 561 065 760 A as
    Assembly Instructions: Installation of original remote start feature accessory, Volkswagen Passat.
    Bulletin Number: 970213970198
    CONDITION WITH VEHICLES SHIFTER LEVER VIBRATING/KNOCKING IN 1ST, 2ND, 3RD OR 4TH GEARS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9703129702F
    VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH NEW AIRBAG WARNING LABELS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9703249711H
    DUE TO A PRINTING ERROR, SOME COPIES OF PASSAT WIRING DIAGRAM NO. 38 MAY BE MISSING WIRING DIAGRAM PAGE 38/5. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9704109702F
    DIFFICULTIES WITH SHIFT LEVER AND TRANSMISSION IS HARD TO SHIFT INTO REVERSE GEAR. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9804
    SUBJECT ON MAINTENANCE INTERVALS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9806
    SUBJECT ON AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID ( ATF ), CHECKING 01 TRANSMISSION. *YC
    Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-22-15
    This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, ElsaPro infomedia icons grayed out, workshop equipment tool storage application, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech
    Bulletin Number: Elsa 6-29-15
    This document contains the VW Elsa Newsletter that contains a general overview of wiring diagrams updates, technical bulletins, pending service solutions, tech tips, campaigns, updates, and suggestions.
    Bulletin Number: PDI - PASSAT TEC
    Passat Perfect Delivery Inspection (PDI) - Technician and Detailer Inspections: A checklist to insure a customer receives a wonderful delivery of a vehicle that looks, feels, and meets the expectations of a new vehicle that he/she has purc
    Bulletin Number: TT 200901
    Update to existing tip for fuel quality checking.
    Bulletin Number: TT 64-14-02
    Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. The check must be performed with the engin
    Bulletin Number: TT 64-14-02
    Tech Tips (Heated Rear Window, One or More Lines Inoperative): To detect which line(s) is inoperative, utilize a volt meter to check for 0 V, which will be present after the open in the grid line. This document informs of how to diagnose t
    Bulletin Number: TT 97-12-02
    Data Link connector pin assignment chart that is applicable to all models. Update model year applicability.
    Bulletin Number: V001404 2010380
    Technical Bulletin (Squeaks, Rattles, Noise, Repair Materials): This doucment contains a list of components and applications developed to repair concerns of squeaks, rattles, noise and trim fit conditions.
    Bulletin Number: V171404 2012855
    Technical Bulletin (Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standard): This document informs of a sample list of products generally available in the North American market that meet the Volkswagen Oil Quality Standard
    Bulletin Number: V171701 2012855
    17 17 01 July 5, 2017 2012855 Supersedes Technical Bulletin 17-16-02 (V171602) dated April 29, 2016 due to updated oil standards lists to current specifications. Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standards
    Bulletin Number: V691601 2010479
    Update model year applicability to include 2017.
    Bulletin Number: V941402 2011521
    Technical Bulletin (Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation): Exterior light assemblies (headlights, taillights, fog lights, turn signals) are vented and may collect moisture on their inner surfaces, depending on humidity and other climatic
    Bulletin Number: V941403 2011521
    Technical Bulletin (Exterior Lights, Moisture Accumulation): This document informs of the Condensation and or water droplets visible on inside of exterior light lenses. The document also informs how to service the issue.
    Bulletin Number: V941501 2011521
    Technical Bulletin: Condensation and or water droplets becomming visible on inside of exterior light lenses issue is discussed in this document
    1997 VOLKSWAGEN VOLKSWAGEN
    Bulletin Number: 2015831
    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
    Bulletin Number: 9701089701F
    CONDITIONS WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION IS SHIFTING, ERRATIC, HARSH OR HOLDS SHIFTS TOO LONG. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9703129702F
    VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH NEW AIRBAG WARNING LABELS. *YC
    Bulletin Number: 9902
    INFORMATION SUMMARIZING ALL COMPONENTS THAT MUST BE REPLACED FOLLOWING AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT. *TT
    Bulletin Number: 9910
    INFORMATION REGARDING AIRBAG SYSTEM INSPECTION SERVICE. *TT
    Bulletin Number: V9905
    INFORMATION ON USING 5W30 SYNTHETIC OIL WHEN PERFORMING WARRANTY REPAIRS OR FREE MAINTENANCE ON 1996 - 1999 MODEL YEAR TDI (TURBO DIESEL) VEHICLES. *TT

     

    Recalls for 1997 Volkswagen

    1997 VOLKSWAGEN EUROVAN
    NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
    Manufacturer:VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC
    Manufacture Dates:08/12/1996 - 11/06/1996
    Potential Units Affected:201

    Defect Description:

    DURING THE INSTALLATION OF THE CAMPER EQUIPMENT, AN IMPROPERLY ADJUSTED POWER TOOL DRILL BIT PUNCTURED THE FUEL TANK VAPOR CONTAINER.

    Consequence:

    FUEL VAPORS CAN ESCAPE WHICH COULD CAUSE A VEHICLE FIRE.

    Action:

    VOLKSWAGEN DEALERS, ON BEHALF OF WINNEBAGO, WILL CHECK THE FUEL VAPOR CONTAINER FOR THE DEFECT AND IF A DEFECT IS PRESENT, THE FUEL VAPOR CONTAINER, WILL BE REPLACED.
    1997 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA
    NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
    Manufacturer:VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC
    Manufacture Dates:08/01/1996 - 11/30/1998
    Potential Units Affected:487284

    Defect Description:

    ON SOME PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL TANK FILLER NECK CAN SUFFER ABRASION DAMAGE IF THE REAR TIRE GOES FLAT AND THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN UNTIL THE TIRE DISINTEGRATES.

    Consequence:

    FUEL LEAKAGE CAN OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.

    Action:

    DEALERS WILL FIT PASSAT VEHICLES WITH A NEW WHEEL HOUSE LINER THAT WILL BETTER PROTECT THE CAR'S FILLER NECK. JETTA VEHICLES WILL BE FITTED WITH A DIFFERENT METAL SHIELD DESIGNED TO ENHANCE ABRASION PROTECTION IN THE EVENT OF TIRE DISINTEGRATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 13, 2003. 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.

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