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2010 Volkswagen Routan Recalls

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Most Recent 2010 Volkswagen Routan Recall

On April 1, 2015, Volkswagen recalled 20,676 Volkswagen Routan. Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009 routan vehicles manufactured june 25, 2008, to june 10, 2009, and 2010 routan vehicles manufactured october 1, 2009, to august 11, 2010. this defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. the key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine.
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2010 Volkswagen Routan Recall Details

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.

Volkswagen will notify owners of affective vehicles beginning in April 2015. Additionally, you may contact your dealership to see if your vehicle is affected. The dealership may ask for your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), so please have it on hand when you contact them. Volkswagen suggests removing all other keys and and remotes from the key ring, leaving only the ignition key for operating the vehicle. The Volkswagen recall number is 28H1

 

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.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the engine could shut off while driving 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.