Safety Recall 94J9 – Back-up Light Noncompliance – 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V662
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,509

 

Back-Up Lights may not be Bright Enough/FMVSS 108

If the back-up lights are not bright enough, other drivers may not see the vehicle reversing, or the driver may back into an obstacle, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan long wheel base (LWB) vehicles. The back-up lights in the taillight assemblies may not be bright enough. 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.”

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Safety Recall 70G6 – Door Speaker Trim – 2017-2018 Audi A4 & 2018 A5

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V675
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 31,323

 

Aluminum Trim for Speakers can Come Loose

The sharp edges of the speaker trim increase the risk of injury to vehicle occupants.

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Audi A4 Sedan and A4 allroad, and 2018 A5 Sportback vehicles. The aluminum trim on the front and rear doors can come loose from around the door speakers, leaving sharp edges exposed.

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Safety Recalls 80C5/80C6 – Auxiliary Heater – 2013-2016 Audi A5, A4 & Q5

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V622
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 216,440

 

Auxiliary Heater Electrical Connector may Melt

The melted wires can increase the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Audi A5 Coupe, A5 Cabriolet, A4 Sedan, A4 Allroad and Q5 vehicles. Contact corrosion within the electrical connector for the auxiliary heater may cause the heater wires to overheat or melt.

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20Ai – Fuel Filter Flange May Crack Causing Fuel Leak – 2004-2007 Volkswagen Touareg

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V583
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 73,941

 

Fuel Filter 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 2004-2007 Touareg vehicles. These gasoline-powered vehicles have a fuel filter flange that may crack, allowing fuel to leak.

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Engine Control Software May Cause Stall – 2017-2018 Audi A3

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V508
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected 8,383

 

Engine Control Software May Cause Stall

An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.

 

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.

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