Volkswagen Routan Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Volkswagen Routan

Volkswagen Routan Questions

the van has a warning light that looks like a lighting bolt, what is this? (1 answer)

Replacing the chain assembley on the rear power door or hatch? (1 answer)

Rear power door opens and closed by button on key fob, its a nice option however the chain to snap because of someone reaching back into rear of vehicle while door down option had been requested is a little hard to believe, had I not withered this first hand, I'd never believe it. Thankyou fo...

Is there any info on rear door chain drive replacement? (1 answer)

Aparently the rear power door,on the back of the vehicle, is chain driven,i now know this becuase my friends vw routan (2010) rear door (power) driven by a little chain has broken? anyone have any problems similar to this or hear of this happening to any one?

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Volkswagen Routan Recalls

Air Bags May Not Deploy In An Accident

The vehicle air bags may not deploy as expected during an accident due to the corrosion and failure of the air bag control unit. Dealers will replace the air bag control unit free of charge to resolve the concern.

Air Bags May Not Deploy In An Accident

The vehicle's air bags may not deploy as needed in an accident, resulting in increased risk of occupant injury. Additionally, the air bags could deploy inadvertently without an accident, causing loss of vehicle control. Dealers will replace the air bag control unit free of charge to resolve the concern.

Engine Shuts Off While Driving

The ignition key could turn to the off or accessory position while driving. The engine can stall and various safety components, power steering and power brakes may stop functioning. The dealer will replace the ignition switch and key FOBs free of charge to correct the problem.

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