Enough of the premium feel can be retained with these headlights that have proved to be very good picks. After having the vehicle looked at several times, it was determined the headlight assembly may become loose and lose electrical contact. The old socket has one terminal that has melted plastic around it. Add some new appeal to the front of your ride with new Headlights. Unfortunately, I was told that it does not apply for my series vehicle.
Called local dealership, explained issue, said they would check and never got back to me. The technician stated that it was the exact failure they had been repairing for the recall. The contact stated that the headlight would not illuminate when prompted. It was diagnosed that the harness connector needed to be replaced. Passat Headlights make for instant upgrades. The technician stated that it was the exact failure they had been repairing for the recall.
Im here at the vw repair and showed them that their was a recall on the this issue. Sometimes when I was driving and other times when it was parked over night. My vw dealer has seen my car and confirmed it is an electrical connection issue and the same issue as the recall. Now the passenger side light is doing the exact same thing. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure.
I called vw customer service and they claimed my car was not covered under a recall for this condition and they refused reimbursement for the part. As I pulled the rubber cover off, the light came back on like a shorted wire. These headlights are competent in style, variety and performance with quality. Light was replaced but did not work. New Headlights keep your vehicle looking fresh. It was diagnosed that the harness connector needed to be replaced.
I'm assuming because no one will sell it since it's known to be defective. . The issue appeared the day after recieving service at the dealership hood was opened and closed. The issue appeared the day after recieving service at the dealership hood was opened and closed. The low beam consistently goes on and off especially in the colder months.
A quality cabin and competent handling, along with a supple ride, are typical Passat traits. The old socket has one terminal that has melted plastic around it. For awhile I could move the light under the hood and it would work again but then I would hit a bump and it would stop. The approximate failure mileage was 72,000. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. What is the process to get my vehicle covered for replacement?.
I was told nothing about the active recall. At first I thought my vision blurred but as we examined it further we learned that there is a very serious dark area on both front corners of the car. I took it to the vw place to have them check it and they told me I just need a new light. The problem occurs intermittently whether it is in motion or parked in a garage overnight. For many folks, the Passat fills the gap that exists between normal, humdrum family cars and the financially out-of-reach luxury brands.
Luckily, I've gotten so good at this I can do it in the dark. Then it stayed on, left low beam was no longer working. As of now, I have been unable to locate a replacement part and have only one functioning headlight. The contact stated that the headlight would not illuminate when prompted. Installed bulb and problem persisted.
I was told nothing about the active recall. Flash forward 4 years almost to the date, I wake in the morning to leave for work to see that neither of my low beam headlights are working. I had the bulbs replaced and still have the problem. New Headlights keep your vehicle looking fresh. When inspected module that bulb was inserted into, noticed a melted area. I found the part number for the replacement socket, and bought it at local dealer.