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Volkswagen Golf TDI Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 7, 2015

The system that detects a passenger in the front seat so that proper air bag operation occurs may not function properly. This could result in the passenger frontal air bag not deploying properly in an accident.

Recalls on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will begin notifying known owners of affected vehicles in November 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Volkswagen dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 30, 2011

Vehicles equipped with a 2.0L TDI engine may develop a crack in the #2 injector fuel line, resulting in a Diesel fuel leak.

Volkswagen/Audi will notify owners of affected vehicles during November 2011. If you are experiencing a fuel leak, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 31, 2007

Caps to disable the headlight aiming screws may be installed at the incorrect locations. Improperly aimed headlights could cause reduced road visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

This could be considered a medium priority recall; this would change to high if attempts have been made to adjust the headlights. 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.