Dodge Nitro Forum banner

41 - 60 of 76 Posts

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #41
June 7, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V380000
Certain Child Seats may Damage Seat Belt Buckles

A damaged seat belt buckle can release unexpectedly, increasing the risk of injury in a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V380000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 54,537

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswaen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Atlas vehicles. The owner's manuals provided with the affected vehicles do not inform the customers about the child restraint size limitation/restrictions for the second row center seating position. As a result, the center and adjacent outboard seat belt buckles on the second row can become damaged it a child seat base is installed that is wider than 12.6 inches.

Remedy


Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the center and left outboard seat belt buckles, and replace them if necessary, free of charge. Volkswagen will also provide an owner's manual supplement addressing child safety and child restraints. The recall is expected to begin August 3, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69X1.
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #42
June 1, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V369000
Insufficient Coating on Brake Caliper Pistons


A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V369000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 10,206

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, Passat, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Golf, Golf SportWagen and GTI and Audi Q5 and SQ5 vehicles. The brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may have insufficient coating, potentially reducing the brake performance.

Remedy

Volkswagen and Audi will notify their owners. Audi dealers will bleed the rear brakes. Volkswagen dealers will inspect the brake system and as necessary, bleed the front brakes (Atlas models only) or bleed the rear brakes (all other Volkswagen models). Note: Owners are advised not to drive their vehicles until the brake system has been checked. The recall is expected to begin before July 31, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 and Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 47N8, 47N9, and 47N6.
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #43
June 13, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V406000
Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode


In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V406000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,564

Summary


Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2003 Volkswagen Passat sedan, Jetta, Jetta wagon, Golf, EuroVan, EuroVan Camper Van and EuroVan Chassis vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 12, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69X3.

Notes
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #44
June 6, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V375000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag may Deploy Improperly

If the air bag were to tear or unfold incorrectly during deployment, it can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V375000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 821

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Atlas and Tiguan vehicles. In the event of a crash, the passenger frontal air bag may tear or not properly unfold during deployment.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 3, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 69W8, and 69W9.
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #45
June 22, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V427000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode


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

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V427000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 237,947

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2005-2008 Audi A4 Sedan, A4 Avant, S4 Avant and S4 Sedan, 2007-2008 RS4 Sedan, 2004 RS4 Cabriolet, 2007-2009 A4 Cabriolet and S4 Cabriolet, 2005-2011 A6 Sedan, 2006-2011 A6 Avant, and 2007-2011 S6 Sedan vehicles. 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 passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy

Audi has notified owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag with an alternate remedy part, free of charge. The recall began June 29, 2018. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69R7. Note: This recall supersedes recalls 16V382, 17V032 and 18V004 and includes vehicles that may have had their air bag previously replaced under one of those campaigns.
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #46
June 25, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V430000
Fuel Supply Line may Leak Fuel


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

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V430000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 6,633

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2015 Audi S8 and A8 vehicles. The fuel supply line for the high pressure fuel pump may become porous over time, resulting in a fuel leak.

Remedy

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel line, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 21, 2018. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20AV.
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #47
July 11, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V464000
Key May Be Removed While Not In Park/FMVSS 114


Removing the key while the shift lever is in a position other than "Park" increases the risk of an unintended vehicle rollaway that may result in personal injury or a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V464000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components STEERING, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 33,168

Summary


Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Volkswagen Golf and Golf Sportwagen vehicles. The build of silicate on the shift lever micro switch contacts may enable the key to be removed from the ignition while the vehicle shift lever is not in "Park." As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, "Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention."

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional switch and circuit board, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 8, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 37L5.
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #48
July 13, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V467000
Sunroof Light Bar May Short Circuit


A short-circuit can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V467000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 45,457

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vehicles. The LED module for the panoramic sunroof ambient light bar may short circuit.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will disconnect the power supply for the panoramic sunroof LED module, free of charge, until a future service action can safely reactivate the feature. The recall began July 24, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall 60D1.
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #49
August 20, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V537000
A/C Drain Tube Causing Air Bag Malfunction


The wet air bag control module may result in an unintentional deployment of the air bags, increasing the risk of injury or crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V537000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 9,685

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Atlas vehicles. During production, the air conditioning system drain tube may have been twisted, causing water to drain into the air bag control module.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the air conditioning drain tube, and if it is twisted, the drain tube and air bag control module will be replaced, free of charge. Some of the affected vehicles have had their drain tube previously replaced but did not receive a new air bag control module; the airbag control module will be replaced in these vehicles. The recall is expected to begin October 14, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 87F9.
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #50
September 17, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V639000
Transmission Fluid Vent Hose may Leak Causing Fire

If leaked transmission fluid contacts hot engine parts, it can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V639000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,916

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Audi R8 Spyder and R8 Coupe vehicles. Transmission fluid may leak from the gearbox ventilation hose after certain high speed and maneuvering situations.

Remedy

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the single gearbox ventilation hose with a double ventilation hose, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 31, 2018. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 34J1.
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #51
September 26, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V671000
Incorrectly Positioned Headlight/FMVSS 108

A reduction in the driver's visibility can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V671000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 28

Summary


Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles equipped with LED headlights. The passenger side headlight may be incorrectly positioned, reducing the driver's visibility when it is dark. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger side headlight, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 25, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 94L1.
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #52
November 14, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V803000
Incorrectly Welded Rear Seat Guide Sleeves

If the guide sleeves are incorrectly welded, in the event of a crash, the rear seat head restraints may have reduced stability, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V803000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 169

Summary


Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf and Golf R vehicles, and Audi A3 Sedan and RS3 vehicles. The rear seat frame head restraint guide sleeves may be incorrectly welded to the seat frame.

Remedy

Volkswagen and Audi will notify their owners, and dealers will inspect the guide sleeves for incorrect welds, replacing the rear seat frame, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 11, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 72H8 (VW) and 72H9(Audi).
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #53
November 19, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V818000
Interim Butyl Tape Repair May Allow Fuel to Leak


The butyl tape may not prevent fuel from leaking. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V818000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,987

Summary


Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2007-2012 Audi Q7 and 2009-2012 Audi Q5 vehicles, previously repaired under NHTSA recall 16V-660. These vehicles were previously repaired with an interim repair of installing butyl tape to the fuel pump flange, until replacement remedy parts became available.

Remedy


Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump flange and install butyl tape, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 31, 2018. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20BJ.
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #54
November 26, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V824000
No Warning When Key is Left in Ignition/FMVSS 114


If the driver is not notified by an audible noise that the key is left in the ignition, it can increase the risk of vehicle theft or crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V824000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 73,545

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Volkswagen Atlas and Tiguan and 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles that do not have keyless entry. The instrument cluster may not provide an audible warning to let the driver know that the key is still in the ignition when the door is open. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, "Theft Protection."

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument cluster, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 18, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 90L3 and 90L4.
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #55
November 27, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V836000
Air Bag Mounting Screw may be Loose

If the air bag does not deploy correctly in the event of a crash, it can increase the risk of an injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V836000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 12

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Audi A5 Sportback and 2017-2018 Audi A4 Allroad vehicles. A passenger air bag module mounting screw may not have been sufficiently tightened, possibly affecting the deployment of the air bag in the event of a crash.

Remedy


Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the air bag mounting screw, tightening or replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 26, 2019. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69Y4.
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #56
December 5, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V863000
Improperly Secured Fuel Line may cause Fuel Leak

A fuel leak in the engine compartment can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V863000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,104

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Audi TT Roadster, TT Coupe, A3 Sedan and A3 Cabriolet vehicles. The fuel hose quick connector may detach from the fuel supply line in the engine bay, resulting in a fuel leak.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will secure the fuel line connection, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 20, 2018. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20BK.
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #57
December 5, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V862000
Auxiliary Heater Connector may Overheat

The extra resistance can cause the connector to overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V862000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 845

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Audi A6 Sedans and 2015 Audi A7 vehicles. The auxiliary heater electrical connector on these vehicles may have been incorrectly inserted into the auxiliary heater, possibly resulting in increased electrical resistance.

Remedy


Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the auxiliary heater connector, replacing the auxiliary heater and connector, as necessary, free of charge. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed January 31, 2019. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy is available, anticipated in March 2019. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 82C1.
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #58
December 17, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V893000
Loose Front Suspension Fasteners

A loose front wheel may increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V893000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 36

Summary

Volkswagen Group of North America (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Audi A5 Sportback vehicles. The front suspension fasteners may not have been sufficiently tightened during vehicle production, possibly resulting in a front wheel becoming loose.

Remedy


Volkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the front suspension fasteners, and replace them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began January 23, 2019. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 40O2.
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #59
January 11, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V014000
Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture


In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V014000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 119,394

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015 Passat, 2015-2016 Eos, 2015-2017 CC, 2016-2017 TT Roadster, TT Coupe, 2017 Audi R8 Coupe, and R8 Spyder vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator with an alternative inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2019. Volkswagen owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298; Audi owners may contact Audi at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69S8 (Audi) and 69Y5 (Volkswagen).
 

·
Super Moderator
Joined
·
22,975 Posts
Discussion Starter #60
December 19, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V904000
Rear Coil Springs May Fracture

If a coil spring fractures while driving, it may damage a rear tire causing a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V904000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 6,322

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Volkswagen Atlas, 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, and 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles. The rear coil springs may prematurely fracture.

Remedy

Volkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will replace the rear axle coil springs, free of charge. The recall began January 31, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 42J2/42J3.
 
41 - 60 of 76 Posts
About this Discussion
75 Replies
2 Participants
rickaren
Dodge Nitro Forum
We’re a forum community dedicated to Dodge Nitro SUV owners & enthusiasts. Come join the discussion about upgrades, towing capacity, reliability, and more!
Full Forum Listing
Top