I posted this on Passatworld as well...
I've been in contact with the NHTSA regarding the oil pump bolt failures. I'v received a response from the NHTSA and they will gladly accept documentation such as work orders, photos and list of fellow owners reporting failures. They've opened an escalated case for the issue and have advised they will review the documentation we provide.
Now's our chance to force VW's hand. If I show up with three documents, they're going to put it on the back burner and take future correspondence from us less seriously.
I'm asking for 3.6 owners who've experienced the oil pump bolt failure and who are willing to provide work orders or other docs to PM me. I plan to compile as many documented cases as I can and send to the NHTSA along with a write up, engine diagram and photos.
This is our chance! They've agreed to listen if we can get enough cases documented.
Thanks in Advance!!!