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1997 Volkswagen Cabrio 2dr Highline Convertible Manual

 
Crash Test Results for the 1997 Volkswagen Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 Volkswagen Golf 33Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Volkswagen Jetta 33Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Volkswagen Passat 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1997 Volkswagen Passat 2dr Highline Convertible Manual
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: 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: 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: 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 6-22-15
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: SM 33-2019
The part number listed in the document is to be returned if it meets the criteria provided.

Bulletin Number: SM 44-2017 EN
This special notice is to inform dealers to return all part numbers listed in the document and order the superseded part numbers going forward.

Bulletin Number: TT 271002
Updated to include model year 2014 thru 2018 applicability.

Bulletin Number: TT 271002
Updated to include model year 2014 thru 2018 applicability.

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. 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. 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 91 19 01
Alternative method for radio code retrieval.

Bulletin Number: TT 91 19 01
Alternative method for radio code retrieval.

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: V171901-2012855
Engine Oils Which Meet Volkswagen Oil Quality Standards

Bulletin Number: V691601 2010479
Update model year applicability to include 2017.

Bulletin Number: VHW-17-11
VAS 6154 Replacement Part Setup Guide

 
Recalls for 1997 Volkswagen Passat 2dr Highline Convertible Manual
No recalls exist.
 


2004 Dodge Viper SRT-10

  • Front Driver Airbag With Multi-Stage Deployment
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Switch
  • Front Passenger Airbag With Multi-Stage Deployment
  • Warning Lights For Oil Temperature, Coolant Temperature, Charging System, Passenger Airbag Off, Door Ajar, Door Unlocked, Low Tires, Seatbelts, Brake System, Decklid Ajar, Turn Signal, High Beam, Foglights, ABS and Check Engine
  • Front Dual 3-Point Seatbelts
  • L A T C H
  • Front Driver Side Manual Lumbar Support
  • Fixed Hoop Aluminum Safety Rollbars
 
Crash Test Results for the 2004 Dodge Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2004 Dodge Caravan 4445Not
Tested
2004 Dodge Dakota 355Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Dodge Dakota 4455Not
Tested
2004 Dodge Durango 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
3
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan 4455Not
Tested
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan 4455Not
Tested
2004 Dodge Intrepid 44435
2004 Dodge Neon 44334
2004 Dodge Ram 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Dodge Ram Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Dodge Stratus 44354
2004 Dodge Stratus 55335
2004 Dodge Viper Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2004 Dodge Viper SRT-10
2004 DODGE VIPER:

Bulletin Number: 1800405
ERRONEOUS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. *EH

Bulletin Number: 19
THE CAMSHAFT SPROCKET RETAINING BOLTS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY TIGHTENED. A LOOSE CAM SPROCKET BOLT CAN BACK OUT AND CAUSE SIGNIFICANT ENGINE DAMAGE. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION NOTIFICATION NO. D19. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1901004
POWER STEERING FLUID CONTAMINATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2301705
CONVERTIBLE TOP TONNEAU COVER DAMAGE. *SC

Bulletin Number: 23-030-13
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: 31-001-16
Do Not Apply Corrosion Protection On Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) Plastic Panels This bulletin involves discussing SMC plastic panels and applying corrosion protection.

Bulletin Number: 9002519
82212076, 82203694 - Fabric Cleaner This "fabric cleaner" is not intended for sale in California, the otc states (Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington dc

Bulletin Number: N1302072013
Advanced Field Action Communication ? N1302072013 Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) announced a safety recall on 2003 and 2004 model year (ZB) Dodge Viper vehicles. The above vehicles may experience a front airbag and/or seatbelt pretensioner

Bulletin Number: N1302072013
Advanced Field Action Communication ? N1302072013 Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) announced a safety recall on 2003 and 2004 model year (ZB) Dodge Viper vehicles. The above vehicles may experience a front airbag and/or seatbelt pretensioner

Bulletin Number: N1302072013
Advanced Field Action Communication ? N1302072013 Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) announced a safety recall on 2003 and 2004 model year (ZB) Dodge Viper vehicles. The above vehicles may experience a front airbag and/or seatbelt pretensioner

Bulletin Number: N1302072013
Advanced Field Action Communication ? N1302072013 Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) announced a safety recall on 2003 and 2004 model year (ZB) Dodge Viper vehicles. The above vehicles may experience a front airbag and/or seatbelt pretensioner

Bulletin Number: N1302072013
Advanced Field Action Communication ? N1302072013 Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) announced a safety recall on 2003 and 2004 model year (ZB) Dodge Viper vehicles. The above vehicles may experience a front airbag and/or seatbelt pretensioner


2004 DODGE VIPER ROADSTER:

Bulletin Number: 9002519
82212076, 82203694 - Fabric Cleaner This "fabric cleaner" is not intended for sale in California, the otc states (Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington dc

 
Recalls for 2004 Dodge Viper SRT-10
2004 DODGE VIPER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V040000
Component: AIR BAGS
Manufacturer: Chrysler Group LLC
Manufacture Dates: 11/01/2001 - 06/30/2004
Potential Units Affected: 3644
Defect Description:
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2003 and 2004 Dodge Viper vehicles manufactured from November 1, 2001, through June 30, 2004. A component in the air bag control module may fail causing the front airbags and/or seatbelt pretensioners to deploy inadvertently while the vehicle is being operated.
Consequence:
Inadvertent deployment of the airbags and/or seat belt pretensioners could increase the risk of personal injury and the possibility of a crash.
Action to take:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. An interim notification iwas sent to owners on March 18, 2013. The recall began on March 26, 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403.
2004 DODGE VIPER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V046000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Manufacture Dates: 11/01/2001 - 06/30/2004
Potential Units Affected: 752644
Defect Description:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2002-2003 Jeep Liberty vehicles manufactured January 9, 2001, to March 28, 2003, 2002-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured February 13, 2001, to May 23 2003, and 2003-2004 Dodge Viper vehicles manufactured November 1, 2001, to June 30, 2004. Due to electrical noise beyond the tolerance of the air bag electronic control module (ECM), a component in the ECM may fail, causing the front air bags, side air bags, and/or seatbelt pretensioners to deploy inadvertently while the vehicle is being operated.
Consequence:
Inadvertent deployment of the air bags may increase the risk of injury and the possibility of a vehicle crash.
Action to take:
Chrysler dealers will replace the air bag control module and side impact sensors as required, free of charge. These parts are not currently available, however, an interim repair is available free of charge that reduces the risk of an inadvertent deployment. This recall remedy was applied during earlier recall campaigns of these vehicles under safety recalls 12V527 and 13V040. All owners that have not had the recall repair performed under safety recalls 12V527 or 13V040 are strongly encouraged to have it performed and not wait for the final remedy to be deployed to the field. The recall began on December 29, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R06.
 






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