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December 20, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V913000
ABS and Stability Control Becomes Inoperative


A loss of vehicle control can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V913000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected 135,683

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Volkswagen Jetta A5 Sedan, 2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, Eos, GTI, Rabbit and Audi A3 vehicles, and 2010 Volkswagen Golf A6 vehicles. The Antilock Brake System (ABS) control unit may fail during ABS or Electronic Stability Control (ESC) activation, possibly causing a loss of vehicle control.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will update the ABS control module software to improve the module's self-testing abilities. Any module that fails the new diagnostic test will be replaced. These repairs will be made free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provide a notification schedule. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.
 

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January 13, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V032000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture


An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V032000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 33,421

Summary


Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is calling certain 2009 Audi A4 Cabriolet, S4 Cabriolet, A6 Avant, A6 Sedan and S6 Sedan vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B."

Additionally, unless included in "Zone B" above, Volkswagen is recalling certain 2005-2008 Audi A4 Avant, A4 Sedan, A6 Sedan, S4 Avant and S4 Sedan vehicles, 2007-2008 A4 Cabriolet, RS4 Sedan, S4 Cabriolet and S6 Sedan vehicles, and 2006-2008 A6 Avant and 2008 RS4 Cabriolet vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.


These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy


Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in February 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
 

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December 29, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V955000
Air Bags or Seat Belt Pretensioners may not Deploy


In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V955000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS, SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,901

Summary


Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2017 Audi A7, A4, A6, Volkswagen Golf and Tiguan vehicles and 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf vehicles for driver frontal air bags, passenger frontal air bags or head air bags that may not deploy properly. Additionally, certain 2017 Audi Q7, A4 Sedan, A4 Allroad, and 2018 Audi Q5 vehicles are being recalled because the seat belt pretensioners may not activate properly.

Remedy

Volkswagen and Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
 

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January 6, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V001000
Air Bag Inflator may Rupture due to Corrosion

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V001000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components VISIBILITY, AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 234,054

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2011-2017 Audi Q5 vehicles. The sunroof drainage system may allow water to soak into the foam surrounding the side head air bag inflator canister resulting in the corrosion of the canister. This corrosion can weaken the canister and, during deployment of the side head air bag, the inflator may fracture and propel fragments into the passenger compartment.

Remedy

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the inflator and either coat it or replace it, as necessary, after removing the surrounding foam, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in February 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69P1.
 

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January 9, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V002000
Coolant Pump May Overheat and cause Fire


If the coolant pump overheats, it can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V002000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 342,867

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2017 Audi A5, A5 Cabriolet and Q5 vehicles, 2013-2016 Audi Allroad and Audi A4 vehicles and 2012-2015 Audi A6 vehicles. These vehicles, equipped with 2.0l Turbo FSI engines, have an electric coolant pump that can be blocked with debris from the cooling system, resulting in the pump overheating.

Remedy

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will update the software so that the power supply to the coolant pump is deactivated if the pump becomes blocked with debris, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 20, 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 19M1.
 

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February 3, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V070000
Engine may Seize


If the engine seizes, the wheels may suddenly lock up, causing a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V070000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 2

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Jetta vehicles equipped with a 1.4L engine. These vehicles have an engine that may seize due to an improper casting of the block.

Remedy

Volkswagen will either buy back the vehicle or replace the engine block, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 10F4.
 

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February 8, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V075000
Brake Fluid Leak may Reduce Braking Power


A low brake fluid level may lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V075000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,007

Summary


Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Passat vehicles. Brake fluid may leak slowly from the some of the brake line connections, resulting in a low brake fluid level.

Remedy


Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected brake lines, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 47N3.
 

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March 8, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V150000
Seatbelt Component may Detach and Enter the Cabin


Although, the seat belt will operate as intended in the event of a crash, the pretensioner component may be a projectile within the vehicle cabin, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V150000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,676

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Audi A5 Cabriolet and S5 Cabriolet vehicles. A component within the front, rear, and rear center seat belt retractor pretensioners may detach after the seatbelt retractor pretensioner is deployed in the event of a crash.

Remedy


Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the safety belt retractors/pretensioners, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for the recall is 69O8.
 

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March 8, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V151000
Cracks in Fuel Filter Flange may cause Fuel Leak

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V151000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 20,908

Summary


Volkswagen Group of America Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2007-2010 Touareg vehicles. The fuel filter flange may crack and allow fuel to leak out.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the fuel filter flange if cracks are found. A protective cover will be applied to the fuel filter to prevent oxidization cracks from forming. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for the recall is 20Z4.
 

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March 22, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V196000
Frontal Air Bag may deploy too Forcibly/FMVSS 208

If the air bag deploys with more force than intended, it can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V196000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 11,618

Summary


Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Audi A3 and S3 Sedan vehicles. In a lower-speed crash situation, the air bag control unit software may deploy the passenger frontal air bag improperly if the front seat passenger is sitting on the edge of the seat or is laying in the seat with the seat reclined. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Remedy

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will update the air bag control module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69Q3.
 

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April 26, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V280000
Incorrect Vehicle Production Date/FMVSS 567


In the event of a vehicle safety recall, an incorrect production date may prevent owners from determining if the recall affects them, increasing their risk of injury or a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V280000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,091

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015 Audi A3 1.8T FWD S tronic and 2.0T Quattro S tronic vehicles. The safety certification label has an incorrect vehicle production date. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."

Remedy

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will install an overlay label containing the correct vehicle production date, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 51F5.
 

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April 28, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V287000
Incorrect Head Restraints Installed/FMVSS 202a


If the seat occupant's head is inadequately restrained in the event of a crash, they have an increased risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V287000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 23

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016-2017 CC vehicles. Incorrect front seat head restraints (rests) may have been installed, possibly resulting in the seat occupant's head being inadequately restrained in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 202a, "Head Restraints."

Remedy


Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front seat head restraints, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 72G5.
 

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May 3, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V298000
Fuel Pump Flange May Crack Causing Fuel Leak


A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V298000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 240,487

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2013-2017 Audi Q5 and 2013-2017 Audi Q7 vehicles. These gasoline-powered vehicles have a fuel pump flange that may crack, allowing fuel to leak.

Remedy

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump flange if cracks are present. Flanges that do not have cracks will have a protective film applied. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 2, 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20Z8. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 16V-660.
 

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May 1, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V293000
Head Curtain Air Bag Improper Deployment/FMVSS 226


If the head curtain airbag does not deploy properly in the event of a crash, an unbelted passenger has an increased risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V293000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 17,694

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Audi A7 vehicles. The affected vehicles have head curtain air bags that may not deploy properly in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 226, "Ejection Mitigation."

Remedy

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected head curtain air bags, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 29, 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for the recall is 69R2.
 

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May 3, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V297000
Vehicle may Roll Despite being in 'Park'


Despite selecting 'Park', if the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle may rollaway, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V297000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 5

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Audi Q5 vehicles. Due to a manufacturing defect within the gearbox, despite selecting the Park position, the vehicle may still unexpectedly roll.

Remedy


Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the geabox in the affected vehicles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 37K6.
 

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May 11, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V309000
Heat Shield not Long Enough to Prevent Damage


If the leaking grease contacts a heated surface, such as the exhaust system and/or the diesel particulate filter (DPF), it could increase the risk of fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V309000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 84,262

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2014 Passat vehicles, equipped with diesel engines and Direct-Shift Transmissions (DSG). The vehicle's underbody heat shield may not be long enough to protect the right half-shaft grease boot from heat, potentially resulting in a grease leak.

Remedy


Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft heat shield, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 23W5.
 

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June 26, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V400000
Crash Avoidance Parking Brake Use/FMVSS 108


A vehicle approaching from behind may not have any warning that the vehicle is stopping, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V400000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING, FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

Potential Number of Units Affected 24,754

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Audi Q3 vehicles. If the parking brake is used during emergency braking, the brake lights on the vehicle will not activate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Remedy

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 45G6.
 

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August 16, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V509000
Fuel Pump Failure Cause Engine Stall

If the fuel pump fails, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V509000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 280,915

Summary


Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2009-2016 Volkswagen CC, 2006-2010 Passat and Passat Wagon vehicles. Interruption of electrical power to the fuel pump control module may cause the fuel pump to fail.

Remedy


Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump control module, free of charge. Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed on October 13, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20AE.
 

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August 16, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V508000
Engine Control Software May Cause Stall


An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V508000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 8,383

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Audi A3 Cabriolet and A3 Sedan vehicles. The Engine Control Unit (ECU) software may misinterpret the flywheel rotation on engine start-up as a "knocking" condition, and the adjusted air/fuel mixture may result in an engine stall.

Remedy


Audi will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the ECU software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 29, 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 24DF.
 

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September 20, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V583000
Fuel Filter Flange May Crack Causing Fuel Leak

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V583000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 73,941

Summary


Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2004-2007 Touareg vehicles. These gasoline-powered vehicles have a fuel filter flange that may crack, allowing fuel to leak.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel filter flange for cracks, replacing the flange if cracks are found. If no cracks are found, a protective cover will be installed onto the filter flange. These repairs will be performed free of charge. Parts are not currently available, but owners will be notified of the recall beginning November 19, 2017. A second notice will be sent when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20Ai.
 
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