VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT | THE VEHICLE IN QUESTION HAS A MANUAL TRANSMISSION WITH A LOCK-OUT FOR SELECTING REVERSE GEAR. | WOODSTOCK,CT | 1997

THE VEHICLE IN QUESTION HAS A MANUAL TRANSMISSION WITH A LOCK-OUT FOR SELECTING REVERSE GEAR. ON OCCASION AND UNEXPECTINGLY WHEN THE TRANSMISSION IS SHIFTED INTO REVERSE THE THE TRANSMISSION REMAINS IN FORWARD FIRST GEAR. THIS HAPPENS EVEN THOUGH THE SHIFT LEVER IS DISTINCTLY IN REVERSE POSITION AND THE BACK-UP LIGHTS ARE ON. IT IS EXTREEMLY DANGEROUS. THE DEALER HAS REPLACED AND ADJUSTED THE SHIFT MECHINISM MANY TIMES. THE VEHICLE NOW HAS 69,000 MILES ON IT, AND THE PROBLEM IS STILL OCCURING.*AK Date Reported:June 17, 1999. Car problem was reported in WOODSTOCK, CT. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT | CONSUMER TOOK VEHICLE IN FOR THEN 50,000 MILE SERVICE, THREE OF THE CONTINENTAL CONTI TOURING CONTACT RADIAL TIRES 195/65 R15 TIRES WERE SHOWING SIGNS OF TREAD SEPARATION AND REQUIRED REPLACEMENT, | DAYTON,OH | 1998

CONSUMER TOOK VEHICLE IN FOR THEN 50,000 MILE SERVICE, THREE OF THE CONTINENTAL CONTI TOURING CONTACT RADIAL TIRES 195/65 R15 TIRES WERE SHOWING SIGNS OF TREAD SEPARATION AND REQUIRED REPLACEMENT, PRIOR TO THIS THE VEHICLE EXPERIENCED A BLOW OUT IN JANUARY 1999 DUE TO POSSIBLE DEFECT IN THE TREAD ALSO. *MJS Date Reported:Jan 01, 1999. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WVMA63B3WE1. Car problem was reported in DAYTON, OH. Car had an original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 19980212. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.