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Recall 17V509000

Fuel Pump Fails Causing Engine Stall

Recall Details

The fuel pump control module may lose electrical power, causing the fuel pump to fail. This would cause the engine to stall. Dealers will replace the fuel pump control module free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

Electrical power to the fuel pump control module may be interrupted, causing the fuel pump to fail to operate. This would cause the engine to stall, increasing risk of an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in October, 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. The Volkswagen recall number is 20AE.

Engine, August 16, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 16, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
280,915
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V509000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2009-2016 Volkswagen CC, 2006-2010 Passat and Passat Wagon vehicles. Interruption of electrical power to the fuel pump control module may cause the fuel pump to fail.
Consequence
If the fuel pump fails, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump control module, free of charge. Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed on October 13, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20AE.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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