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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 October 15, 2010

An electrical fire could develop in the rear sliding door due to and overheated latch assembly.

Volkswagen notified owners of affected vehicles in October 2010. There may be no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 20, 2009

The automatic transmission may shift into neutral without warning. The abrupt shift could lead to a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the transmission may shift into neutral without warning. Please contact your Volkswagen or Audi 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 31, 2009
RepairPal Expert Overview on July 31, 2009

The owner's manual for the 2009 Routan includes incorrect information regarding the airbag system. 

Volkswagen will mail the updated information to customers with the incorrect manuals. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call. The Volkswagen recall number is 56.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 30, 2009
RepairPal Expert Overview on June 2, 2009

A problem with the fuel tank ventilation may allow fuel to leak in hot weather and under certain driving conditions. A fuel leak could lead to a vehicle fire in the presence of an ignition source.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the fuel may leak while driving. Please contact your Volkwagen 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 8, 2009
RepairPal Expert Overview on December 5, 2008
RepairPal Expert Overview on June 13, 2008
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.