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2008 Volkswagen Passat Recalls

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Most Recent 2008 Volkswagen Passat Recall

On February 10, 2016, Volkswagen recalled 0 Volkswagen Passat. Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 golf and jetta sportwagen, 2007-2010 passat sedans and wagon, 2012-2014 passat sedan and eos, 2009-2014 cc, 2009-2012 audi q5, and 2010-2011 audi a5 cabriolet vehicles. upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
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2008 Volkswagen Passat Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 10, 2016

The inflator that deploys the driver's frontal air bag in the event of an accident may rupture and spray metal fragments onto vehicle occupants. This can increase risk of serious injury or death.

Recalls on your Volkswagen or Audi must be performed by the respective Volkswagen or Audi dealership. Volkswagen will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of 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 or Audi 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 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.