This defective part will not allow the car to start at time. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 38,000. Bulletin: 23L3 Component: 060000 engine pws Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. I researched this issue and quickly discovered that this is a prevalent issue with this make and model. Will cost me 1500 to fix even though there are countless pages of people have the same problem with car. Copyright © 2005 Volkswagen Talk - All rights reserved.
Complaint Number: 10360476 Incident Date: September 30, 2010 Date Added to File: October 14, 2010 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2006 volkswagen passat. The manufacturer was notified of the failures and provided case numbers: 180151960, 181324957, and 08125390. I've incounter this problem at all speeds and also during idleling at a red traffic light. The dealer was notified of the failures and the contact was informed that there was not a problem if the warning indicator did not remain illuminated. Then sometimes the car would start but stop immediately. In the process of contacting the main volkswagen office to complain, but according to all the people and sites I found on the web, they were of no help. Vehicle was stationary at all times.
The manufacturer was contacted but they refused to honor the recall 05v540000 since the vin was not included. It has been several years later and I have read many of the newer vw models are expiriencing the same issue. Bulletin: 2011164 Component: 110000 electrical system Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. The failure mileage was 120,000. Steering 2006 Volkswagen Passat Steering Consumer Complaints Complaint Number: 11142991 Incident Date: February 6, 2018 Date Added to File: October 26, 2018 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2006 volkswagen passat. This happens 9 times out of 10 when going to start the car.
Otherwise, the car does not start and the errors 'steering column failure 'immobilzer defective' is displayed consistently. They have stated that eventually the car starts shutting off randomly without notice. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. Vw dealership says I need a new steering column. It won't let you actually press it in all the way. Because this appears to be a factory defect, and it is a safety issue, I wanted to report it as such.
Consequence: A loss of electrical connection to the driver's frontal air bag will prevent the air bag from deploying in the event of a vehicle crash, increasing the risk of injury. Complaint Number: 10303408 Incident Date: January 30, 2010 Date Added to File: January 31, 2010 Description of the Complaint: For 2 times the steering column lock and a warning light on the dash had appeared. He will take the vehicle to the dealer to be diagnosed. Her mechanic said it was the ignition coils and replaced them. What do I do now? This seems like a very common issue with these cars and could potentially lead to life threatening situations while driving. Re-connected the battery Started the engine.
They kindly fixed the problem even though the car was just out of warranty. If the vehicle stalls while in motion, I will file a lawsuit. Correction: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft heat shield, free of charge. There should be a safety recall done on this matter as it could be very dangerous. It has almost caused me to be in two accidents and to have to quickly pull off the road. Complaint Number: 10871864 Incident Date: April 1, 2016 Date Added to File: June 1, 2016 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2006 volkswagen passat.
This car was sold with this problem. Tried again several times before it eventually started. As I write this, the car is immobolized in my garage and will not start, I have missed appointments over and over. It got to where I could not start the car at all. I purchased this car in Sept. The contact did not take the vehicle to a dealer or mechanic for a diagnostic test.
The contact stated that when attempting to start the vehicle, the steering colum lock defective warning light illuminated on the instrument panel. I now hear the same crunching sound coming from the steering column every time I turn the wheel. The contact stated that while driving 30 mph, the steering warning light illuminated on as the vehicle stalled. Finally, after 34 consecutive days in the shop, the dealership admitted there was a problem, but didn't know how to fix it. Bulletin: 2036110 Component: 110000 electrical system Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. We have had the message a couple times before. Complaint Number: 10370478 Incident Date: November 17, 2010 Date Added to File: December 13, 2010 Description of the Complaint: The problem that I am having with my 2006 volkswagen passat is that while I am driving the car shuts down completely.
Had the incident occurred minutes before during highway drive, certain accident would've been unavoidable. The contact owns a 2006 Volkswagen Passat. I can't really afford to pay that bill. Last week, I got engine light came on during the drive and went to dealership and they checked computer system then fixed air filter housing. On one occasion, vehicle did start while warning was on display, attempted to exit parking lot, and while moving forward steering was unresponsive.
First it took a couple tries to start and now typically takes about 15 minutes to start. As I write this, the car is immobolized in my garage and will not start, I have missed appointments over and over. Vw recalled vehicles for this defect, but it appears the recall expired Feb 2013. Bulletin: 2031087 Component: 350000 equipment Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. While driving 55 mph, a loud clicking noise was heard under the steering wheel and the air bag light illuminated. Same thing happened again and resolved same way by me. Bulletin: Recall 69M8-69M9 Component: 140000 air bags Summary: Campaign parts bulletin - 69m8 and 69m9 - takata part ordering process - on may 5th, a campaign parts bulletin about the updated takata part ordering process was sent to all dealers.