Modifications to Vehicles Made Them Noncompliant – 2007-2019 Volkswagen

September 25, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V679000

Modifications to Vehicles Made Them Noncompliant

If the vehicles do not meet all regulatory requirements, there could be an increased risk of a crash, fire, or injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V679

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Potential Number of Units Affected 113

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Volkswagen Passat, 2018 Tiguan LWB, 2007-2009 Jetta Sedan, 2011-2013, 2015 and 2019 Jetta, 2013 Jetta Hybrid, 2008-2009 Jetta Sportwagen, 2015 Golf Sportwagen, 2013 Golf, 2008-2010 and 2012-2013 Beetle and Beetle Convertible, 2008-2010 Beetle, and Beetle Convertible vehicles. Modifications made while the vehicles were in an internal evaluation period may cause the affected vehicles to not comply with all of the applicable regulatory requirements.

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20BU – Fuel Tank may Leak from Incorrect Weld – 2019 Volkswagen Atlas

August 21, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V614000

Fuel Tank may Leak from Incorrect Weld

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire. An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V614

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 6

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Atlas vehicles. The suction jet in the fuel tank may have been welded in the incorrect position allowing fuel to leak. Additionally, the vehicle may stall due to uneven fuel distribution.

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37M2 – Key May Be Removed When Not In Park – 2011-2019 Volkswagen

August 22, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V615000

Key May Be Removed When Not In Park

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: 19V615

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components STEERING, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 679,027

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015-2019 GTI, 2015-2016 and 2018-2019 Golf, 2012-2019 Beetle and Beetle Convertible, 2017-2019 Golf SportWagen and 2011-2018 Jetta vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission, manual handbrake and keyless entry. A build-up of silicate on the shift lever micro switch contacts may enable the key to be removed from the ignition when the transmission shift lever is not in “Park.”

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74D9 – Passenger Air Bag May Switch Off/FMVSS 208 – 2017-2018 Audi

July 24, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V547000

Passenger Air Bag May Switch Off/FMVSS 208

A disabled passenger air bag increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V547

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 144,092

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2018 Audi S5 Cabriolet, S5 Sportback, S5 Coupe, S4 Sedan, A5 Cabriolet, A5 Sportback and A5 Coupe and 2017-2018 A4 Sedan and A4 Allroad vehicles. Oxidation on the Passenger Occupant Detection System (PODS) connecting cable may cause the software to misdiagnose a malfunction and disable the passenger air bag.

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69Z5 – Air Bag ECU May Malfunction – 2015-2016 Volkswagen Tiguan & CC

July 17, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V535000

Air Bag ECU May Malfunction

Deactivated air bags increases the risk of injury. Inadvertent deployment of the air bags increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V535

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 27,822

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Tiguan and CC vehicles. The air bag Electronic Control Unit (ECU) may have a defective power supply capacitor that can result in air bag deactivation or inadvertent deployment of the air bags.

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