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Volkswagen Cabriolet 1990
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Sept 01, 1995
Location:
Bonita, CA

air bag indicator light came on, airbag central control unit is defective and needs to be replaced. tt

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WVWCV5152LK. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 27, 1995. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Volkswagen CABRIOLET 1990 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Volkswagen CABRIOLET 1990 Air Bags Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 45 mph.

Volkswagen Jetta 1995
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Sept 27, 1995
Location:
Denville, NJ

deployment of airbags was violent in minor accident, causing injury. *sd

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3VWWC81H3SM. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Volkswagen Cabriolet 1990
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Jan 19, 1996
Location:
Scottsdale, AZ

defective air bag.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WCWCB5153LK. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 19, 1996. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Volkswagen CABRIOLET 1990 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Volkswagen Passat 1996
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Mar 26, 1997
Location:
Columbus, NJ

air bag spiral spring assembly failed, for unspecified reasons.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Volkswagen Golf 1997
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Oct 23, 1998
Location:
Boulder, CO

passenger side air bag no longer functional. dash warning light went on 10/23/98. no accidents, power failure, etc. air bag system no longer working. $700 quote from dealer. not covered under warranty.

Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Volkswagen Jetta 1995
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Sept 25, 1998
Location:
San Jose, CA

no deployment of air bags during collision.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3VWWC81HXSM. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 05, 1998. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Volkswagen JETTA 1995 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Volkswagen JETTA 1995 Air Bags Transmission Type: MAN . Vehicle Speed: 60 mph.

Volkswagen Jetta 1995
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Dec 20, 1998
Location:
Hanover, PA

no summary provided by consumer

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3VWRA81H7SM. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Volkswagen JETTA 1995 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Volkswagen Jetta 1996
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
May 31, 1998
Location:
Nutley, NJ

was driving down the street at approximately 35mph when suddenly the air bag popped out for no reason. did not explode. lost control of vehicle due to visibility obstruction. hit the curb & then a pole. *ak

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Volkswagen Jetta 1997
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
June 10, 1997
Location:
Springfiel, MA

during vehicle front end collision no deployment of air bag resulting in injuries. (attorney for consumer).

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Volkswagen Jetta 1995
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Oct 05, 1998
Location:
Moneta, VA

whenever driving air bag light comes on & stays on until motor is shut off. had called dealer & took vehicle in for repairs.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3VWRA87H0SM. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 40 mph.

Volkswagen Cabrio 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Apr 13, 1999
Location:
Fountain Hills, AR

clutch inhibitor relay was faulty--car would not start and had it towed to dealership to fix, passenger seatbelt has been replaced 3 times already, abs light came on 4 days before accident took car into chapman's to be fixed but when i went to stop at a light i pressed on breaks and it slowed a little bit, and it didn't seem to very much so i then pressed harder and the car did not stop resulting in hitting the vehicle in front of me, passenger side mirror defroster inop, lack of power when shifting into 1, 2, and 3rd gear, finally get power when going about 60mph, e-brake would stick and could not get it down, when put into reverse, it would pop out of gear,

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3VWBA81E7WM. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Volkswagen CABRIO 1998 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 45 mph.

Volkswagen Cabrio 1998
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Apr 13, 1999
Location:
Fountain Hills, AZ

no summary

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3VWBA81E7WM. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Volkswagen CABRIO 1998 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 45 mph.

Volkswagen Jetta 1996
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Sept 15, 1996
Location:
Forest Hills, NY

i am dubious about the safety of a well maintained car when the transmission fails in the first 6 months. the manufacturer's serviceman jumps the battery against owners manual recommendations and blows the internal fuse for the radio and sets off the airbag sensor (neither repaired by the dealer at no charge. also,) tires needing replacement at less than 20,000 miles - lock cylinder fallling out of driver's side door- and all the power locks failing, resulting in having to go to the dealer just to get out of the car. *ak

Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Volkswagen Cabrio 1993
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
July 15, 1996
Location:
Bloomington, IL

air bag sensor light comes on/stays on. vehicle been inspected by two different dealer shop and nothing could be found wrong. nor was there a danger of air bag deployment. can nhtsa provide additional information or help in this matter. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WVWBB5154TK. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Volkswagen Jetta 1997
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
July 16, 1999
Location:
Atlanta, GA

air bag indicator light would not go off. diganostic performed by dealer revealed that ignitor was bad. after some discussion, dealer agreed to pay for air bag if i paid for labor. although i agreed, i was suprised to hear that airbags do not fall under the same warranty requirments as seat belts. although i'm thankful that vw agreed to cover the $600 for the airbag, i do not believe i should have to cover the $100 in labor for a safety device on a vehicle that is less than 3 years old and less than 50,000 miles.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Volkswagen Jetta 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc.
Safety incident date:
Aug 03, 1999
Location:
Crestwood, IL

while driving down the road airbag light comes and shuts down the airbag system.contacted dealer and manufacturer. *ak

Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Volkswagen Beetle 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
July 04, 1999
Location:
Baltimore, MD

car simply drove over an impact wrench that fell out of a toolbox from a vehicle prior on the road. it hit the underside of the car. small dent in a component brace in undercarriage. no side impact or damage occurred at all. manufacturer refuses to replace.

1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3VWBC21C7XM. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1999. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Volkswagen BEETLE 1999 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 30 mph.

Volkswagen Beetle 1999
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Oct 06, 1999
Location:
Jacksonville, NC

the air bag sensor light came on the first time on oct.6,'99, the airbag was replaced along with the ring, then on oct. 11th, it came on again, again it was replaced. on oct.18th it came on again and again it was replaced. on december 31, 1999 the light once again came on and on monday, january 3rd 2000, i will take it to the sevice center again. this seems to be an ongoing problem and i certainly don't want to be billed for this once the warranty runs out. please help me!!! do i have a lemon or what???? *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3VWCA21C7XM. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Volkswagen BEETLE 1999 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Volkswagen Beetle 2000
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
Sept 25, 1999
Location:
Mercer Island, WA

airbag light does not go off. now being repaired for the 3rd time. unable to drive due to safety concerns. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):3VWCA21C9YM. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Volkswagen BEETLE 2000 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 45 mph.

Volkswagen Cabriolet 1990
Volkswagen Of America, Inc
Safety incident date:
May 02, 2000
Location:
San Luis Obispo, CA

after a turn, aribarg warnings lights turned on and wont turn off. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Volkswagen CABRIOLET 1990 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 35 mph.


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