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Volkswagen Recalls

Search our database of 131 Volkswagen recalls. Find out if your Volkswagen has a safety-related defect or problem and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 31, 2009
RepairPal Expert Overview on July 31, 2009

The owner's manual for the 2009 Routan includes incorrect information regarding the airbag system. 

Volkswagen will mail the updated information to customers with the incorrect manuals. If 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) handy when you call. The Volkswagen recall number is 56.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 30, 2009
RepairPal Expert Overview on June 2, 2009

A problem with the fuel tank ventilation may allow fuel to leak in hot weather and under certain driving conditions. A fuel leak could lead to a vehicle fire in the presence of an ignition source.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the fuel may leak while driving. Please contact your Volkwagen 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 8, 2009
RepairPal Expert Overview on December 5, 2008
RepairPal Expert Overview on June 13, 2008
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 30, 2008

The engine idle could increase without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall; the idle speed could increase 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 29, 2008

The roof spoiler may come loose from its mounting on the rear glass. It may fall from the vehicle without warning, increasing the risk of injury or potentially causing a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall, the roof spoiler could fall off 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 28, 2008

A connector in the fuel line may not seal properly, resulting in a fuel leak. Leaking fuel causes odor and a fire hazard.

Volkswagen notified owners of affected vehicles starting in February 2008. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Volkswagen recall number is 20N4.