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1999 Volkswagen New Cabrio 2dr Conv GLS Manual

  • Roll bar
  • Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Dual tone horn
 
Crash Test Results for the 1999 Volkswagen Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1999 Volkswagen Jetta Not
Tested
Not
Tested
32Not
Tested
1999 Volkswagen New Beetle 4453Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1999 Volkswagen New Beetle 2dr Conv GLS Manual
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 1999 Volkswagen New Beetle 2dr Conv GLS Manual
No recalls exist.
 


2008 Tesla Roadster Convertible

  • Driver Airbag
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Crash Sensor Disconnects Battery
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • Safety Rollbar
  • Front 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
 
Crash Test Results for the 2008 Tesla Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2008 Tesla Roadster Convertible
2008 TESLA ROADSTER:

Bulletin Number: RCL-09-31-001
TESLA: SOME VEHICLES HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED WHERE THE REAR HUB FLANGE BOLTS HAVE BEEN UNDERTORQUED. THIS ISSUE APPLIES ONLY TO THE REAR HUB ASSEMBLY. THE REAR HUB FLANGE BOLTS ON SOME OF THESE VEHICLES ARE UNDER TORQUED AND MAY BECOME LOOSE.

Bulletin Number: RCL-09-31-001
TESLA: SOME VEHICLES HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED WHERE THE REAR HUB FLANGE BOLTS HAVE BEEN UNDERTORQUED. THIS ISSUE APPLIES ONLY TO THE REAR HUB ASSEMBLY. THE REAR HUB FLANGE BOLTS ON SOME OF THESE VEHICLES ARE UNDER TORQUED AND MAY BECOME LOOSE.

Bulletin Number: SB-09-15-004
TESLA: POTENTIAL NO START CONDITION OR FAILED HEATER OPERATION DUE TO FAULTY COMPONENTS IN PTC HEATER BOARD. SOME HVAC 400V CONTROLLERS MAY HAVE INCORRECT COMPONENTS INSTALLED ON THE PTC CONTROLLER BOARD. THE BOARD CONTROLS THE HEATER OPERA

Bulletin Number: SB-09-15-004
TESLA: POTENTIAL NO START CONDITION OR FAILED HEATER OPERATION DUE TO FAULTY COMPONENTS IN PTC HEATER BOARD. SOME HVAC 400V CONTROLLERS MAY HAVE INCORRECT COMPONENTS INSTALLED ON THE PTC CONTROLLER BOARD. THE BOARD CONTROLS THE HEATER OPERA

Bulletin Number: SB-09-15-004
TESLA: POTENTIAL NO START CONDITION OR FAILED HEATER OPERATION DUE TO FAULTY COMPONENTS IN PTC HEATER BOARD. SOME HVAC 400V CONTROLLERS MAY HAVE INCORRECT COMPONENTS INSTALLED ON THE PTC CONTROLLER BOARD. THE BOARD CONTROLS THE HEATER OPERA

Bulletin Number: SB-09-31-002
TESLA: FRONT/REAR HUB UPRIGHT ASSEMBLY. INSPECT BOTH THE FRONT/REAR-LEFT AND RIGHT HUB-UPRIGHT ASSEMBLIES FOR TORQUE MARK ALIGNMENT. *PE

Bulletin Number: SB-12-46-001
TESLA MOTORS: DURING THE SHIPMENT OF BATTERY PACK SHEETS, RESIDUAL COOLANT MAY LEAK EFFECTING SHIPPING CONTAINER INTEGRITY. *PE

Bulletin Number: SVC-08-10-001
TESLA: WATER INGRESS INSPECTION. THERE MAY BE POTENTIAL WATER INGRESS POINTS ALONG BODY AND CHASSIS STRUCTURES. INSPECT AND REPAIR AS REQUIRED. *PE

Bulletin Number: SVC-08-10-001
TESLA: WATER INGRESS INSPECTION. THERE MAY BE POTENTIAL WATER INGRESS POINTS ALONG BODY AND CHASSIS STRUCTURES. INSPECT AND REPAIR AS REQUIRED. *PE

Bulletin Number: SVC-08-10-006
TESLA VEHICLE: INCORRECT BONDING PROCESS MAY CAUSE SOME PAINTED CHARGE DOORS TO SEPARATE FROM MOUNTING PLATE. *PE

Bulletin Number: SVC-08-17-005
TESLA VEHICLE: BULKHEAD GROMMET DISLODGED. THIS GROMMET IS DESIGNED TO STOP THE WIRING HARNESS FROM CHAFING AGAINST THE IMPACT STRUCTURE. *PE

Bulletin Number: SVC-08-17-005
TESLA VEHICLE: BULKHEAD GROMMET DISLODGED. THIS GROMMET IS DESIGNED TO STOP THE WIRING HARNESS FROM CHAFING AGAINST THE IMPACT STRUCTURE. *PE

Bulletin Number: SVC-08-18-012
TESLA: BENT PINS ON THE COMPRESSOR CONTROLLER CONNECTOR OF HVAC 400V CONTROLLER. THE MISALIGNED PINS BENT DURING INSTALLATION OF CONNECTOR ON ASSEMBLY LINE. *PE

Bulletin Number: SVC-08-18-012
TESLA: BENT PINS ON THE COMPRESSOR CONTROLLER CONNECTOR OF HVAC 400V CONTROLLER. THE MISALIGNED PINS BENT DURING INSTALLATION OF CONNECTOR ON ASSEMBLY LINE. *PE

Bulletin Number: SVC-08-47-003
TESLA VEHICLE: TOLERANCES TO 14 PIN CONNECTOR ON THE TCM COULD CAUSE A FAULTY CONNECTION AND WATER INGRESS. *PE

Bulletin Number: SVC-09-17-003
TESLA: UPGRADE FOR ALL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.5 POWER TRAINS. *PE

Bulletin Number: SVC-09-17-003
TESLA: UPGRADE FOR ALL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.5 POWER TRAINS. *PE

Bulletin Number: SVC-09-47-006
TESLA: DIFFERENT TRANSMISSION FILL PROCEDURE FOR TRANSMISSIONS WITH LOW FILL PLUG LEVELS. EARLY G1BW TRANSMISSIONS COME WITH A FILL PLUG THAT IS CAST LOWER THAN THE FILL LEVEL. THIS REQUIRES A DIFFERENT PROCEDURE WHEN FILLING TRANSMISSIO

Bulletin Number: SVC-09-47-006
TESLA: DIFFERENT TRANSMISSION FILL PROCEDURE FOR TRANSMISSIONS WITH LOW FILL PLUG LEVELS. EARLY G1BW TRANSMISSIONS COME WITH A FILL PLUG THAT IS CAST LOWER THAN THE FILL LEVEL. THIS REQUIRES A DIFFERENT PROCEDURE WHEN FILLING TRANSMISSIO

Bulletin Number: SVC-11-16-013
TESLA: DURING NORMAL OPERATION OF VEHICLE, APS CABLE GROMMET CAN BECOME DISLODGED. TO IMPROVE SECURITY AGAINST WATER INGRESS A NEW DESIGN HAS BEEN PROVIDED. *PE

Bulletin Number: SVC-11-17-011
TESLA MOTORS: ROADSTER 2010-2011. THERE IS WATER ENTRY THROUGH THE HOOD RELEASE CABLE GROMMET. *RM

Bulletin Number: SVC-11-17-011
TESLA MOTORS: ROADSTER 2010-2011. THERE IS WATER ENTRY THROUGH THE HOOD RELEASE CABLE GROMMET. *RM

Bulletin Number: SVC-11-40-014
TESLA: INFORMATION PROVIDED IN REGARDS TO ASSEMBLING A NEW SEALED BEARING DUAL PEM/MOTOR FAN THAT IS RETROFIT DUAL DESIGN TO REPLACE TWO SEPARATE FANS WITH A SINGLE ASSEMBLY TO IMPROVE RELIABILITY AND FUNCTION IN ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITION

Bulletin Number: SVC-11-40-014
TESLA: INFORMATION PROVIDED IN REGARDS TO ASSEMBLING A NEW SEALED BEARING DUAL PEM/MOTOR FAN THAT IS RETROFIT DUAL DESIGN TO REPLACE TWO SEPARATE FANS WITH A SINGLE ASSEMBLY TO IMPROVE RELIABILITY AND FUNCTION IN ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITION

Bulletin Number: SVC-11-40-015
TESLA: INFORMATION REGARDING THE MOTOR AND PEM FANS WHERE CERTAIN TYPES OF WEATHER CONDITIONS, SUCH AS SNOW, MAY ACCUMULATE TOO CLOSE AND CAUSE ADVERSE AFFECT ON THE AIRFLOW AND COOLING EFFICIENCY. THIS MAY SHORTENED THE USEFUL LIFE OF

Bulletin Number: SVC-11-40-015
TESLA: INFORMATION REGARDING THE MOTOR AND PEM FANS WHERE CERTAIN TYPES OF WEATHER CONDITIONS, SUCH AS SNOW, MAY ACCUMULATE TOO CLOSE AND CAUSE ADVERSE AFFECT ON THE AIRFLOW AND COOLING EFFICIENCY. THIS MAY SHORTENED THE USEFUL LIFE OF

Bulletin Number: TN-13-16-002
TESLA: WHEN REMOVING THE BATTERY PACK THESE PROCEDURES NEED TO BE FOLLOWED IN ORDER TO ENSURE PROPER SEALING OF THE HV RAPID MATE. NO MODEL OR MODEL YEARS GIVEN. *JS

Bulletin Number: TN-13-44-001
TESLA: DUE TO ISOLATION OF MODEL S HIGH VOLTAGE, A MONITOR IS INSTALLED IN BATTERY TO ENSURE NO ELECTRICAL CURRENT, BETWEEN VEHICLE AND HIGH VOLTAGE CONDUCTOR, IS BEING CARRIED AND IS MEASURED, PERIODICALLY, FOR RESISTANCE BETWEEN HIGH VOL

Bulletin Number: TN-13-44-001
TESLA: DUE TO ISOLATION OF MODEL S HIGH VOLTAGE, A MONITOR IS INSTALLED IN BATTERY TO ENSURE NO ELECTRICAL CURRENT, BETWEEN VEHICLE AND HIGH VOLTAGE CONDUCTOR, IS BEING CARRIED AND IS MEASURED, PERIODICALLY, FOR RESISTANCE BETWEEN HIGH VOL

Bulletin Number: TN-13-44-003
TESLA: THE HIGH VOLTAGE INTERLOCK LOOP (HVIL) DIAGNOSTIC GUIDE. THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL BULLETIN. NO MODEL TYPES OR MODEL YEARS WERE PROVIDED. *JS UPDATED 10/21/14. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-08-16-003
TESLA VEHICLE: ISOLATION FAILURES INSIDE HVAC HEATER MODULE. THE PTC HEATER INSIDE THE HVAC HAS THE POTENTIAL TO DEVELOP AN ISOLATION FAULT. THIS FAILURE ARISES WHEN OPERATING THE A/C IN HUMID CONDITIONS. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-09-10-001
TESLA: LEAK POINT AROUND DOOR HINGE. THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR WATER TO INGRESS INTO THE FORWARD SILL CAVITY OF THE BODY SIDE PANEL. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-09-10-001
TESLA: LEAK POINT AROUND DOOR HINGE. THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR WATER TO INGRESS INTO THE FORWARD SILL CAVITY OF THE BODY SIDE PANEL. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-09-15-007
TESLA: FLOOR MATS WERE NOT ANCHORED TO THE FLOOR. THEY HAVE NOT INTERFERED WITH THE OPERATION, BUT ARE A NUISANCE. *RM

Bulletin Number: TSB-09-16-008
TESLA: INSPECTION, PREVENTION AND REPAIR OF BATTERY PACK WATER INGRESS FROM THE APS GROMMET. APS CABLE GROMMET ON BATTERY PACK MAY BECOME DISLODGED. THE WEIGHT OF THE APS CABLE STRAINS THE J3 APS HARNESS SUCH THAT THE PASS THROUGH GROMME

Bulletin Number: TSB-09-16-008
TESLA: INSPECTION, PREVENTION AND REPAIR OF BATTERY PACK WATER INGRESS FROM THE APS GROMMET. APS CABLE GROMMET ON BATTERY PACK MAY BECOME DISLODGED. THE WEIGHT OF THE APS CABLE STRAINS THE J3 APS HARNESS SUCH THAT THE PASS THROUGH GROMME

Bulletin Number: TSB-09-47-005
TESLA MOTORS: TRANSMISSION VENT RETROFIT. EARLY TRANSMISSION VENTS EQUIPPED WITH SNORKEL TYPE VENTS MAY LEAK TRANSMISSION OIL. SNORKEL TYPE VENTS WERE INSTALLED ON THE FIRST 200 TRANSMISSIONS IN PRODUCTION. AN IMPROVED VENT HAS BEEN DES

Bulletin Number: TSB-10-16-010
TESLA: THERE ARE REVISED TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE BOLTS ON THE BATTERY PACK COVER. *RM

 
Recalls for 2008 Tesla Roadster Convertible
2008 TESLA ROADSTER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 09V178000
Component: WHEELS:CAP/COVER/HUB
Manufacturer: TESLA MOTORS
Manufacture Dates: 03/01/2008 - 04/22/2009
Potential Units Affected: 345
Defect Description:
TESLA MOTORS, INC. IS RECALLING 345 MY 2008 TESLA ROADSTER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN MARCH 2008 AND APRIL 22, 2009. THE REAR HUB FLANGE BOLTS ON SOME OF THESE VEHICLES MAY BE UNDER-TORQUED AND MAY BECOME LOOSE. A LOOSE HUB COULD LEAD TO DEGRADATION IN VEHICLE HANDLING, AND A RUBBING NOISE FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE.
Consequence:
IF THE PROBLEM IS NOT ADDRESSED PROMPTLY, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD LEAD TO A CRASH.
Action to take:
TESLA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TESLA TOLL-FREE AT 1-877-888-3752.
 






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