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Volkswagen Touareg Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 10 Volkswagen Touareg recalls between 2004 and 2016. Learn if your Volkswagen Touareg is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 8, 2017

The flange that the fuel filter mount to may crack and cause fuel to leak out. This would cause a fire hazard.

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in May, 2017. 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 incomplete 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 April 26, 2016

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) may not be calibrated properly. As a result, the system may not properly notify drivers of a tire that has low air pressure, which could lead to unexpectedly driving on under-inflated tires.  This could increase risk of tire failure and a crash.

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen notified known owners of affected vehicles beginning in May, 2016. If you did 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 March 24, 2016

The pin that secures the brake pedal may separate, resulting in the brake pedal becoming dislodged, and preventing the brakes from being applied. This would result in the increased risk of an accident.

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable for this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). 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 March 25, 2011

On certain hybrid models, the tire pressure label may be incorrect. Tire failure can result in incorrect tire pressure, increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. Tires operated at the incorrect pressure can fail without warning. Please contact your Volkswagen dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you as to what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 31, 2009
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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 25, 2007

The owner's manual of the vehicle does not include instructions regarding the operation of the tire pressure monitoring system. This could lead to drivers being uneducated about low tire pressure warnings and lead to a dangerous driving condition.

Volkswagen notified owners of affected vehicles starting in July 2007. 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 N9.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 15, 2004

When used to secure a child safety seat into proper position, the seat belts may not lock securely in place. This could result in serious injury to a child in an accident.

Volkswagen notified owners of affected vehicles starting in April 2005. 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 UY.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 19, 2004

The bolt that secures the rear seat belt latch may not be properly attached. As a result, the belt could fail to secure a passenger in an accident.

Volkswagen notified owners of affected vehicles starting in June 2004. 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 VN.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 25, 2003

The wiring for the tire pressure monitoring system may have been improperly routed, resulting in the possibility of it shorting and causing a fire, as well as an inoperative tire pressure monitoring system.

Volkswagen notified owners of affected vehicles starting in August 2003. 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 WS.