Oversensitive diagnostics for the high-voltage battery management system may falsely detect an electrical surge resulting in the vehicle’s electric drive motor shutting down unexpectedly.
An unexpected vehicle shutdown can increase the risk of a crash.
The recall began March 15, 2016.
Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.
Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 93B4.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.