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Volkswagen Recalls

Search our database of 133 Volkswagen recalls. Find out if your Volkswagen has a safety-related defect or problem and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 11, 2017

The right side axle boot may develop a leak of the grease that it conceals due to the vehicle's under body heat shield not being lengthy enough to protect it. This can cause a fire hazard if the grease contacts a hot surface under the vehicle.

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 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 28, 2017

The front seat headrests may cause the vehicle occupants heads to be inadequately restrained in an accident. This would increase risk of occupant injury. 

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 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 72G5.

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 December 20, 2016

The control unit that operates the vehicle's anti-lock braking system and electronic stability control may fail to operate when needed while the vehicle is being driven. This could cause loss of vehicle control and an accident.

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen or Audi must be performed by a Volkswagen or Audi dealership respectively. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is unavailable 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 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 September 7, 2016

Fuel may leak from within the fuel tank into the evaporative emissions system, and then eventually externally out of the vehicle through an emissions component called a charcoal canister filter element. This would cause a fuel odor and a fire hazard.

Recall repairs on your Audi or Volkswagen must be performed by an Audi or Volkswagen dealership, respectively. Audi and Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in November, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Audi or 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 June 24, 2016

The child locks on the rear doors may not remain securely engaged due to vibrations causing the mechanisms to unlock. This could allow the doors to be opened by a child unexpectedly, resulting in possible injury.

Recalls on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). If you do 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 June 6, 2016

The fuel rail may detach from the cylinder head of the engine and leak fuel. This could cause a fire.

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is unavailable 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 May 23, 2016

The federal vehicle certification label that lists tire pressures and vehicle weight capacity lists an incorrect rear axle weight limit. This could cause vehicle overloading which could cause vehicle damage and an accident.

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 2016. 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 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.