06A8 – Mismatched Vehicle Identification Number/FMVSS 567 – 2017 Volkswagen Jetta

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V352
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 2

 

Mismatched Vehicle Identification Number/FMVSS 567

The mismatched VINs make the vehicle noncompliant with regulatory requirements.

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Jetta vehicles.

The affected vehicles have Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) markings on the body that do not match the VIN plate near the windshield. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”

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23W5 – Heat Shield not Long Enough to Prevent Damage – 2012-2014 Volkswagen Passat

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V309
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 84,262

 

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.

 

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.

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Compliance Recall 69R2 – Head Curtain Airbag – 2015-2017 Audi A7

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V293
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 17,694

 

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.

 

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.”

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Safety Recall 37K6 – Gearbox – 2017 Audi Q5

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V297
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 5

 

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.

 

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.

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Safety Recall 20Z8 – Fuel Pump Flange – 2013-2017 Audi Q5 & Q7

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V298
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 240,487

 

Fuel Pump Flange May Crack Causing Fuel Leak

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

 

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.

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