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Safety Features



2007 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible 2.5L PZEV

  • Driver Airbag
  • Front Side Airbags With Head Protection
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Seatbelt Engagement
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Automatic Locking Retractors
  • Emergency Fuel Shutoff Device
  • L A T C H
  • Front Active Head Restraints
  • Front Crumple Zone
  • Crash Sensor Unlocks Doors
  • Rollover Sensor
  • Automatic Rollover Supports(TM) Automatic Safety Rollbar
  • Front and Rear Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
 
Crash Test Results for the 2007 Volkswagen Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2007 Volkswagen Eos Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2007 Volkswagen GTI Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2007 Volkswagen GTI 44554
2007 Volkswagen Jetta 44554
2007 Volkswagen New Beetle 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2007 Volkswagen New Beetle 44534
2007 Volkswagen Passat 44544
2007 Volkswagen Passat 44544
2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 44554
2007 Volkswagen Rabbit Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2007 Volkswagen Touareg 5555Not Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2007 Volkswagen Touareg 2.5L PZEV
2007 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE:

Bulletin Number: TT 90-11-10
Tech Tips (Instrument Cluster Production Mode): During PDI, or after installation of a replacement cluster, ?Pro? may be displayed in place of the odometer. The high beam indicator may be flashing in the instrument cluster as well. This in

 
Recalls for 2007 Volkswagen Touareg 2.5L PZEV
No recalls exist.
 


2008 smart fortwo passion cabriolet

  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front Side Airbags With Head Protection
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Weight or Installed Child Seat
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front Passenger Automatic Locking Retractor
  • L A T C H
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • Black Tridion Safety Cell
  • Front Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2008 smart Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2008 smart fortwo passion cabriolet
2008 SMART FORTWO:

Bulletin Number: LI07.04-P-059726
Engine diagnosis warning lamp (CEL) is active due to fault codes - P2237 & P2626.

Bulletin Number: LI07.61-P-063263
Smart 453 Engine diagnosis warning lamp activated - Fault code P261000

Bulletin Number: LI07.61-P-063263
Smart 453 Engine diagnosis warning lamp activated - Fault code P261000

Bulletin Number: LI29.10-P-051288
Brake pedal/carpet seal does not fit properly

Bulletin Number: LI46.35-P-064622
Noise from area of electric steering

Bulletin Number: LI54 00-P-067822
Vehicle does not start

Bulletin Number: LI54 00-P-067822
Vehicle does not start

Bulletin Number: LI54.10-P-055824
Charging complaints - Initial analysis

Bulletin Number: LI54 10-P-067823
Vehicle cannot be started (FC: P0A0A00, P0A0E00, P0D9F00, P1D0BFD, C11C187, P0D5800, P0D5900, P0D9900, P0D9A97)

Bulletin Number: LI54 10-P-067824
Charging socket/charging cable: Charging cable lock jams (P12E900, P13E800)

Bulletin Number: LI54 10-P-067824
Charging socket/charging cable: Charging cable lock jams (P12E900, P13E800)

Bulletin Number: LI54 10-P-067824
Charging socket/charging cable: Charging cable lock jams (P12E900, P13E800)

Bulletin Number: LI54 10-P-068383
Vehicle does not start

Bulletin Number: LI54 10-P-068383
Vehicle does not start

Bulletin Number: LI54 10-P-068625
Vehicle does not start

Bulletin Number: LI5410P069138
Vehicle Range ? Voltage difference of cells too great

Bulletin Number: LI54.25-P-068219
Light switch/combination switch, fault code stored

Bulletin Number: LI54.30-P-061127
Instrument cluster - Fuel gauge does not indicate "Full"

Bulletin Number: LI54.30-P-061127
Instrument cluster - Fuel gauge does not indicate "Full"

Bulletin Number: LI80.20-P-064069
Outside door handle does not return to end position

Bulletin Number: LI80 50-P-061700
ATA operates without obvious cause

Bulletin Number: LI80 50-P-061700
ATA operates without obvious cause

Bulletin Number: LI80.50-P-061700
ATA goes off

Bulletin Number: LI80.50-P-068067
ATA triggers without obvious cause

Bulletin Number: LI8260P063836
Smart audio system - Radio inoperative - New software available

Bulletin Number: LI8260P063836
Smart audio system - Radio inoperative - New software available

Bulletin Number: LI8260P069270
Media system, poor sound quality via AUX IN

Bulletin Number: LI8260P069270
Media system, poor sound quality via AUX IN

Bulletin Number: LI82 70-P-067315
smart media system: Telephone connection is made, communication is not possible

Bulletin Number: LI82 70-P-067315
smart media system: Telephone connection is made, communication is not possible

Bulletin Number: LI82.85-P-053710
Fault profiles and measures for Highline radio, SA code 527

Bulletin Number: LI82.85-P-061173
smart media system cannot be operated, touchscreen does not react, interference noise during voice control

Bulletin Number: LI82.85-P-061173
smart media system cannot be operated, touchscreen does not react, interference noise during voice control

Bulletin Number: LI83 30-P-066810
Switching noise from climate relay

Bulletin Number: LI83.30-P-068109
Condenser leaking

Bulletin Number: SB-C-0209005
C-SMART: REPLACE IDENTIFICATION LABEL ON B PILLAR AND INSPECTION HAS BEEN DONE, IF NECESSARY. *PE

Bulletin Number: SB-C-0209005
C-SMART: REPLACE IDENTIFICATION LABEL ON B PILLAR AND INSPECTION HAS BEEN DONE, IF NECESSARY. *PE

Bulletin Number: SC-2009020012
SMART: THE VECI (VEHICLE EMISSIONS CONTROL INFORMATION) LABEL HAS BE REPLACED ON 2008-2009. *PE

Bulletin Number: SM-B-54
SMART: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY SOFTWARE UPDATE. *JS

Bulletin Number: SM-B-54.10-09
Preparation for Performing Maintenance Service or Status Check of High-Voltage Battery


2008 SMART FORTWO 451:

Bulletin Number: LI54.21-P-055825
Vehicle Homepage - Communication problem/data unavailable (client certificates missing after software update)

Bulletin Number: SM-B-54.10-09
Preparation for Performing Maintenance Service or Status Check of High-Voltage Battery


2008 SMART FORTWO CABRIO:

Bulletin Number: 09-03-08
PDI PROCEDURE CAN BE ACCESSED THROUGH THE SMART USA DEALER PORTAL. THIS NEW PROCEDURE DETAILS FOUR ADDITIONAL PDI PROCESSES. *PE

Bulletin Number: 09-03-08
PDI PROCEDURE CAN BE ACCESSED THROUGH THE SMART USA DEALER PORTAL. THIS NEW PROCEDURE DETAILS FOUR ADDITIONAL PDI PROCESSES. *PE

Bulletin Number: SM-B-54
SMART: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY SOFTWARE UPDATE. *JS


2008 SMART FORTWO COUPE:

Bulletin Number: 09-03-08
PDI PROCEDURE CAN BE ACCESSED THROUGH THE SMART USA DEALER PORTAL. THIS NEW PROCEDURE DETAILS FOUR ADDITIONAL PDI PROCESSES. *PE

Bulletin Number: 09-03-08
PDI PROCEDURE CAN BE ACCESSED THROUGH THE SMART USA DEALER PORTAL. THIS NEW PROCEDURE DETAILS FOUR ADDITIONAL PDI PROCESSES. *PE

Bulletin Number: SM-B-54
SMART: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY SOFTWARE UPDATE. *JS

 
Recalls for 2008 smart fortwo passion cabriolet
2008 SMART FORTWO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 08V390000
Component: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Manufacturer: SMART USA DISTRIBUTOR LLC
Manufacture Dates: 04/01/2008 - 06/30/2008
Potential Units Affected: 43
Defect Description:
SMART USA IS RECALLING 43 MY 2008 FORTWO 451 VEHICLES. A SINGLE BATCH OF PAINT SENT TO THE COMPANY DID NOT MEET SPECIFICATIONS. A RE-WORK WAS DONE IN THE PLANT USING DIFFERENT FORMULATIONS OF PAINTING MATERIALS. AFTER THE RE-WORK WAS COMPLETED, IT WAS DETERMINED THAT THE COMBINATION OF MATERIALS USED TO REPAINT THE FRAME AND CHASSIS COULD LEAD TO DE LAMINATION OF THE PAINT MATERIALS FROM THE BODY AND FRAME STRUCTURES.
Consequence:
SUCH DE LAMINATING CAN TAKE PLACE IN THE AREA OF THE BODY WHERE THE WINDSHIELD AND ROOF HAVE BEEN AFFIXED WITH ADHESIVE, WHICH COULD AFFECT THE ADHESION OF THOSE COMPONENTS TO THE VEHICLE BODY, INCREASING THE RISK OF SEPARATION. THIS COULD CAUSE A CRASH IF THE ROOF OR WINDSHIELD SEPARATED FROM THE VEHICLE WHILE IN MOTION.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPAINT THE AFFECTED AREAS TO MEET SPECIFICATIONS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 18, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SMART USA AT 1-248-648-2451.
2008 SMART FORTWO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V273000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Manufacture Dates: 09/20/2007 - 11/02/2009
Potential Units Affected: 42781
Defect Description:
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2008-2009 smart fortwo cabrio and fortwo coupe vehicles. The rear insulation mat in the engine compartment may deform, deteriorate, and loosen over time, allowing the mat to contact hot exhaust system components.
Consequence:
If the mat contacts hot exhaust system components, it can increase the risk of a fire.
Action to take:
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear insulation mat with an improved one, free of charge. The recall began in July 2018. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2018060010.
2008 SMART FORTWO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V273000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Manufacture Dates: 09/20/2007 - 11/02/2009
Potential Units Affected: 42781
Defect Description:
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2008-2009 smart fortwo cabrio and fortwo coupe vehicles. The rear insulation mat in the engine compartment may deform, deteriorate, and loosen over time, allowing the mat to contact hot exhaust system components.
Consequence:
If the mat contacts hot exhaust system components, it can increase the risk of a fire.
Action to take:
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear insulation mat with an improved one, free of charge. The recall began in July 2018. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2018060010.
 






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