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2010 Volkswagen Routan Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 2 official 2010 Volkswagen Routan recalls. Find out if your 2010 Volkswagen Routan needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 1, 2015

The ignition key could turn to the off or accessory position while driving. The engine can stall, causing the loss of various components such as power steering and power braking, which could lead to a crash.

Volkswagen will notify owners of affective vehicles beginning in April 2015. Additionally, you may contact your dealership to see if your vehicle is affected. The dealership may ask for your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), so please have it on hand when you contact them. Volkswagen suggests removing all other keys and and remotes from the key ring, leaving only the ignition key for operating the vehicle. The Volkswagen recall number is 28H1

 

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 1, 2011

The ignition key may inadvertently rotate from the "run" to the "accessory" position while driving, which can cause the engine to shut off and increase the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the engine could shut off while driving without warning. Please contact your Volkswagen dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.