Volkswagen Routan Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 11, 2016

The vehicle air bags may not deploy as proper during an accident, which would result in increased risk of occupant injury. This is due to possible corrosion and failure of the air bag control unit.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 29, 2016

The vehicle air bags may not deploy in an accident, increasing risk of occupant injury.  Additionally, the air bags may deploy without need, increasing risk of a crash.

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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 1, 2014

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 the airbags, power steering and power braking which could lead to a crash.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 11, 2014

The rear axle of vehicles modified by Freedom Motors Incorporated for wheelchair accessibility may develop cracks and fail.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 4, 2012

15 vehicles are being recalled because the right rear hub and bearing assembly may fail prematurely. This could lead to the wheel separating from the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 15, 2010

An electrical fire could develop in the rear sliding door due to and overheated latch assembly.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 31, 2009

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