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2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible GLS 1.8T

  • Driver and passenger front airbag with occupant sensors
  • Front side airbag
  • Concealed system convertible rollover protection
  • Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats and rear seats
 
Crash Test Results for the 2003 Volkswagen Models:
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2003 Volkswagen Golf 5544Not
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2003 Volkswagen Golf/GTI Not
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta 55444
2003 Volkswagen Jetta 55Not
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2003 Volkswagen New Beetle 44534
2003 Volkswagen Passat 55Not
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2003 Volkswagen Passat W8 Not
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Service Bulletins for 2003 Volkswagen Passat W8 GLS 1.8T
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2003 Volkswagen Passat W8 GLS 1.8T
No recalls exist.
 


2002 Maserati Spyder GT

  • Driver and passenger front airbag
  • Front side airbag
  • Sports electrically adjustable driver and passenger seat with height adjustment, lumbar adjustment, five adjustments and tilt adjustment
  • Fixed hoop convertible rollover protection
  • Two head restraints on front seats
 
Crash Test Results for the 2002 Maserati Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2002 Maserati Spyder GT
2002 MASERATI SPYDER:

Bulletin Number: MAS001319
Notification of changes to the online documentation sites TechInt and TechDoc.

Bulletin Number: MAS001338
New guidelines for use of Blue-On-Line technical support requests and warranty requests for authorization.

Bulletin Number: MAS001361
Notification of diagnostic server downtime for maintenance.

 
Recalls for 2002 Maserati Spyder GT
2002 MASERATI SPYDER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V140000
Component: STEERING
Manufacturer: MASERATI NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 2024
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, TWO OF THE FOUR SECURING BOLTS IN THE STEERING ASSEMBLY MAY NOT HAVE HAD A LOCKING COMPOUND APPLIED TO THE THREADS PRIOR TO INSTALLATION. AS A RESULT, THE BOLTS MAY BECOME LOOSE WHEN THE CARS ARE DRIVEN AGGRESSIVELY.
Consequence:
SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES COULD LEAD TO A REDUCTION IN VEHICLE CONTROL, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TWO AFFECTED BOLTS. THE RECALL BEGAN MARCH 5, 2004. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-877-696-2737.
2002 MASERATI SPYDER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 03V529000
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer: MASERATI NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 1982
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL LINES CAN DISCONNECT AND CAUSE LEAKAGE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.
Consequence:
THIS COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL LINES AND ATTACHMENTS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY OR FEBRUARY 2004. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-877-696-2737.
 






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