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Recall Information

Recall number
Recall date
System affected
Model year(s) affected
Recall number
2020412
Recall date
2020-09-02
System affected
Airbag
Model year(s) affected
2020
Manufacturer Recall Number:
69AY
Units Affected:
290
Notification Type:
Compliance Mfr
Issue: On certain vehicles, the passenger-front airbag may not have been folded properly. As a result, the airbag may inflate with too much force in a crash where the airbag deploys. Safety Risk: An airbag that inflates with too much force could create an increased risk of injury in a crash. Corrective Actions: Volkswagen will notify owners by mail and instruct you to take your vehicle to a dealer to replace the passenger-front airbag.
Recall number
2020353
Recall date
2020-08-04
System affected
Label
Model year(s) affected
2012 2013 2014 2015
Manufacturer Recall Number:
97EM 97EK 97EL
Units Affected:
132,432
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
Issue: On certain vehicles, the warning label for the engine block heater cable is written in English only. As a result, a French user may not receive important safety information about how to use the engine block heater. A label that is not provided in both official languages could create confusion. Safety Risk: User confusion could increase the risk of injury when trying to use the block heater. Corrective Actions: The company will mail each owner a new label for the block heater cable. If you would like help installing the label, you can contact a dealer for assistance.
Recall number
2019242
Recall date
2019-05-23
System affected
Lights And Instruments
Model year(s) affected
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Manufacturer Recall Number:
94L9
Units Affected:
51,987
Notification Type:
Compliance Mfr
Issue: Certain vehicles were built with headlights that may allow horizontal adjustment. This is not allowed under Canadian regulations. Safety Risk: Headlights that are not properly adjusted could cause reduced visibility or glare for oncoming drivers, and could increase the risk of a crash. Corrective Actions: The company will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to inspect the headlights. A blocking cap will be installed on the horizontal adjusters as necessary.
Recall number
2019002
Recall date
2019-01-03
System affected
Airbag
Model year(s) affected
2015
Manufacturer Recall Number:
69S8 / 69Y5
Units Affected:
9,527
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
Issue: On certain vehicles, long-term exposure to high absolute humidity and temperature, combined with high temperature cycling, may eventually degrade the propellant contained in the driver-front airbag. This could cause the airbag to deploy with more force than normal. If the airbag inflator ruptures, fragments could be propelled toward vehicle occupants or cause damage to the airbag assembly, preventing its proper function. Safety Risk: If the vehicle is involved in a crash requiring an airbag deployment, the airbag inflator could rupture and create a risk of injury. Corrective Actions: Owners will be notified by mail and instructed to take their vehicle to a dealer to have the driver-front airbag inflator replaced. Note: The Canadian climate results in the propellant degrading slowly. This recall is being conducted as a precaution to address future risk. It is expected that all airbag inflators will be replaced before their function would be affected.
Recall number
2018429
Recall date
2018-08-15
System affected
Brakes
Model year(s) affected
2018
Manufacturer Recall Number:
46H6
Units Affected:
774
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, the brake caliper bracket bolts may not be properly tightened and could loosen, allowing the caliper to move. This could cause increased stopping distances, result in wheel damage and/or cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash causing injury and/or property damage. Correction: Dealers will inspect the vehicles and, if a loose bolt is found, the bolt will be replaced and tightened to the correct specification. Note: On Atlas models, only the front brake caliper bracket bolts are affected, and on Passat models, only the rear brake caliper bracket bolts are affected.
Recall number
2018316
Recall date
2018-06-13
System affected
Airbag
Model year(s) affected
2003
Manufacturer Recall Number:
69X3
Units Affected:
368
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, the driver frontal airbag could explode if the vehicle is involved in a collision that warrants an airbag deployment. If this occurs, sharp metal fragments could be propelled toward vehicle occupants, which would increase the risk of injury. Correction: Dealers will replace the driver frontal airbag inflator.
Recall number
2018292
Recall date
2018-06-01
System affected
Brakes
Model year(s) affected
2018
Manufacturer Recall Number:
47N8 / 47N9 / 47N6
Units Affected:
5,120
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, a problem with the brake system may cause gas bubbles to form in the brake fluid. This could cause a soft brake pedal feel and a reduction in brake performance, increasing the risk of a crash causing injury and/or damage to property. Correction: Dealers will bleed the front or rear brakes as necessary. Note: In the interim, owners are advised to stop driving their vehicle until the defect has been repaired. Affected owners should call Volkswagen's Roadside Assistance number at 1-800-411-6688.
Recall number
2018266
Recall date
2018-05-17
System affected
Other
Model year(s) affected
2013
Manufacturer Recall Number:
01C5 / 01C6
Units Affected:
12
Notification Type:
Compliance Mfr
On certain early production vehicles, modifications may have been made prior to sale that could make the vehicles non-compliant with regulatory requirements. Correction: Volkswagen will repurchase the affected vehicles and remove them from the market.
Recall number
2018192
Recall date
2018-04-18
System affected
Airbag
Model year(s) affected
2006 2007
Manufacturer Recall Number:
69Q8
Units Affected:
3,339
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, long-term exposure to high absolute humidity and temperature, combined with high temperature cycling, could eventually degrade the propellant contained in the driver frontal airbag. This could cause the airbag to deploy with more force than normal. As a result, if the vehicle were involved in a collision that warrants airbag deployment, fragments could be propelled toward vehicle occupants, and the airbag assembly could be damaged, preventing proper function. These issues could increase the risk of injury. Correction: Dealers will replace the driver frontal airbag inflator. Note: Canadian climate results in the propellant degrading slowly. The recall is being conducted as a precaution to address future risk, and is expected to replace airbag inflators before their function would be affected. Additional Note: This recall replaces Volkswagen recall 69M8 (TC 2016-065). Volkswagen vehicles that were not repaired under recall 69M8 (TC 2016-065) require repair under this recall.
Recall number
2018111
Recall date
2018-03-06
System affected
Airbag
Model year(s) affected
2007 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013 2014
Manufacturer Recall Number:
69Q9
Units Affected:
37,197
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, long-term exposure to high absolute humidity and temperature, combined with high temperature cycling, could eventually degrade the propellant contained in the driver frontal airbag. This could cause the airbag to deploy with more force than normal. As a result, if the vehicle were involved in a collision that warrants airbag deployment, fragments could be propelled toward vehicle occupants, and the airbag assembly could be damaged, preventing proper function. These issues could increase the risk of injury. Correction: Dealers will replace the driver frontal airbag inflator. Note: Canadian climate results in the propellant degrading slowly. The recall is being conducted as a precaution to address future risk, and is expected to replace airbag inflators before their function would be affected. Additional Note: This recall supersedes the Volkswagen brand vehicles subject to recall 2016-064 (Volkswagen Recall 69M9). Volkswagen vehicles completed under the previous 2016-064 recall require repair under this recall, as the previous recall remedy was an interim repair. Interim repair parts must be replaced with final repair parts.
Recall number
2017398
Recall date
2017-08-16
System affected
Fuel Supply
Model year(s) affected
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Manufacturer Recall Number:
20AE
Units Affected:
19,508
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, there could be an interruption in electrical power to the fuel pump control module. This could result in the fuel pump running continuously, resulting in a drained battery and/or a no start condition, or cause a loss of motive power while the vehicle is in motion, which could increase the risk of a crash causing injury and/or damage to property. Correction: Dealers will replace the fuel pump control module and relocate it within the vehicle.
Recall number
2017256
Recall date
2017-05-10
System affected
Powertrain
Model year(s) affected
2012 2013 2014
Manufacturer Recall Number:
23W5
Units Affected:
10,106
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, an underbody heat shield may not be long enough to protect the right drive half-shaft grease boot from heat. Over time, this could lead to a grease leak from the boot. If leaking grease comes into contact with heated surfaces of the exhaust system and/or diesel particulate filter (DPF), it could lead to a fire potentially causing injury and/or damage to property. Correction: Dealers will install a revised heat shield and certain vehicles will have the upper boost hose replaced.
Recall number
2017056
Recall date
2017-02-08
System affected
Brakes
Model year(s) affected
2017
Manufacturer Recall Number:
47N3
Units Affected:
65
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, defective brake line connections could cause brake fluid to leak from connection points. Over time, this would cause the brake fluid level in the master cylinder reservoir to become low, illuminating the low fluid level warning light. If the vehicle is operated in this condition, reduced brake function may result, extending stopping distances and increasing the risk of a crash causing injury and/or damage to property. Correction: Dealers will replace affected brake lines.
Recall number
2016132
Recall date
2016-03-23
System affected
Electrical
Model year(s) affected
2012 2013 2014
Manufacturer Recall Number:
23T3
Units Affected:
11,693
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
Certain vehicles may have been equipped with an underbody sensor containing an improperly assembled seal which could allow water to penetrate and corrode the electrical terminals. This could lead to an electrical short causing the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) to illuminate in the vehicle and cause the circuit to overheat, increasing the risk of fire causing injury and/or damage to property. Correction: Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the affected connector.
Recall number
2016065
Recall date
2016-02-09
System affected
Airbag
Model year(s) affected
2006 2007
Manufacturer Recall Number:
69M8 / 69N2
Units Affected:
15,039
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, the driver frontal airbag inflator could produce excessive internal pressure during airbag deployment. Increased pressure may cause the inflator to rupture, which could allow fragments to be propelled toward vehicle occupants, increasing the risk of injury. This could also damage the airbag module, which could prevent proper deployment. Failure of the airbag to fully deploy during a crash (where deployment is warranted) could increase the risk of personal injury to the seat occupant. Correction: Dealers will replace the front driver airbag inflator. Note: This only affects the Cabriolet versions of the Audi A4 and S4 models.
Recall number
2016064
Recall date
2016-02-09
System affected
Airbag
Model year(s) affected
2007 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013 2014
Manufacturer Recall Number:
69M9 / 69N1
Units Affected:
64,660
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, the driver frontal airbag inflator could produce excessive internal pressure during airbag deployment. Increased pressure may cause the inflator to rupture, which could allow fragments to be propelled toward vehicle occupants, increasing the risk of injury. This could also damage the airbag module, which could prevent proper deployment. Failure of the airbag to fully deploy during a crash (where deployment is warranted) could increase the risk of personal injury to the seat occupant. Correction: Dealers will replace the front driver airbag inflator. Note: This campaign only affects the Audi A5 and Audi S5 Cabriolet models.
Recall number
2015504
Recall date
2015-10-23
System affected
Engine
Model year(s) affected
2015
Manufacturer Recall Number:
23R1
Units Affected:
17,240
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, the camshaft lobe which actuates the vacuum pump may fail, causing the pump to fail to deliver further vacuum supply to the brake booster, potentially increasing stopping distances. This would also result in a reduction in available engine power. These issues could increase the risk of a crash causing injury and/or damage to property. Note: This issue would result in the Engine Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) illuminating. Correction: Dealers will update the engine control module (ECM) software.
Recall number
2015344
Recall date
2015-07-31
System affected
Seats And Restraints
Model year(s) affected
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Manufacturer Recall Number:
69L2
Units Affected:
41,308
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, the steering wheel clock spring could become contaminated with long hair or long fibers which may cause a displacement of the internal guide loops. When the guide loops are dragged out of position, they may apply tension to the internal flat cable and cause it to tear. Should the cable tear, the electrical connection to the driver's front airbag may be lost, causing the airbag monitoring indicator light to illuminate. Failure of the driver's airbag to deploy during a crash (where deployment is warranted) could increase the risk of personal injury to the seat occupant. Correction: Dealers will install a cover of a different design to help prevent clock spring contamination caused by hair or other fibers. In instances where the vehicle has an airbag light on (and diagnosis confirms the steering wheel clock spring requires replacement), dealers will install a new steering wheel clock spring.
Recall number
2014575
Recall date
2014-12-17
System affected
Fuel Supply
Model year(s) affected
2014 2015
Manufacturer Recall Number:
24BL
Units Affected:
2,708
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, a sealing cap at the fuel rail may fail to seal, allowing fuel to leak into the engine compartment during engine operation. Leaking fuel, in the presence of an ignition source, could lead to a fire causing injury and/or damage to property. Correction: Dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the fuel rail.
Recall number
2014469
Recall date
2014-10-22
System affected
Seats And Restraints
Model year(s) affected
2015
Manufacturer Recall Number:
72F1
Units Affected:
119
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles equipped with manual front seatback recliners, the retaining bracket may have been improperly assembled and may not engage correctly. This could cause the seatback to shift fore and/or aft with minimal effort. Should this movement occur unexpectedly with the driver's seatback, it could startle the driver and lead to a crash. In a crash, if the movement occurs on either seat, this could increase the risk of personal injury to the driver and/or front passenger occupant. Correction: Dealers will inspect the seatback recliner retaining bracket, and if found out of specification, it will be corrected.
Recall number
2014136
Recall date
2014-04-16
System affected
Powertrain
Model year(s) affected
2014
Manufacturer Recall Number:
38B9/9V
Units Affected:
1,917
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles equipped with 1.8T engines and torque-converter (non-DSG) automatic transmissions, out of specification transmission cooler sealing O-rings may allow transmission fluid to leak in proximity to hot surfaces. This could increase the risk of a fire, potentially causing injury and/or property damage. Correction: Dealers will replace affected O-rings.
Recall number
2014080
Recall date
2014-03-17
System affected
Lights And Instruments
Model year(s) affected
2012 2013
Manufacturer Recall Number:
94G8/7V
Units Affected:
10,152
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, the low beam headlamp bulbs may lose electrical contact if the hood is closed roughly, or dropped from a certain height. This could compromise driver visibility and increase the risk of a crash causing injury and/or damage to property. Correction: Dealers will inspect and adjust hood bumpers to prevent the hood from contacting the headlamp assemblies, and will also install improved bulb fittings.
Recall number
2014068
Recall date
2014-03-05
System affected
Accessories
Model year(s) affected
2013 2014
Manufacturer Recall Number:
TBDX/6V
Units Affected:
19,024
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles equipped with a factory installed block heater, the block heater could overheat while in use. This could result in a fire causing injury and/or property damage. Correction: Dealers will replace the block heater. Owners are advised to stop using the block heater in the interim.
Recall number
2012121
Recall date
2012-04-04
System affected
Fuel Supply
Model year(s) affected
2012
Manufacturer Recall Number:
20R7/W3
Units Affected:
14
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles equipped with a 2.0L TDI engine, the diesel fuel filter element may not seal properly and could leak. Diesel fuel leakage may ignite on a hot surface and cause a fire which could result in property damage and/or personal injury. Correction: Dealers will replace the fuel filter element.
Recall number
2009087
Recall date
2009-03-19
System affected
Seats And Restraints
Model year(s) affected
2009
Manufacturer Recall Number:
69H3/S3
Units Affected:
409
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicles, the right front seatbelt buckle wiring harness may have been incorrectly routed during vehicle assembly. As such, the wires could become damaged when the seat is moved fully up and down or fore and aft. If this occurs, the airbag control module will switch to a fallback algorithm and deactivate the passenger's frontal airbag. Failure of the passenger frontal airbag to deploy during a vehicle crash could increase the risk of personal injuries or death to the seat occupant. Correction: Dealers will inspect and, if necessary, reroute the right front seatbelt wiring harness.
Recall number
2008398
Recall date
2008-11-03
System affected
Steering
Model year(s) affected
2009
Manufacturer Recall Number:
J1/P3
Units Affected:
20
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain Passat, Passat CC and Passat wagon, an electromechanical steering control unit may have a malfunction due to a damaged capacitor. If this malfunction occurs, the driver's steering input will not be properly processed by the system and the vehicle may not respond as driver intends. This defect can only occur immediately after vehicle start-up when steering wheel is moved for the first time and at a speed of less than 8 Km/h (5mph). Driver attempts to overcome the system during this situation will cause: Vibrations in the steering wheel, steering system motor to turn off, the red steering system malfunction indicator light to illuminate, and audible warnings to chime. These four events will alert the driver of a malfunction. A malfunction of the steering system could result in a vehicle crash causing injury or death. Correction: Dealers will replace the steering gear.
Recall number
2008183
Recall date
2008-05-23
System affected
Engine
Model year(s) affected
2008
Manufacturer Recall Number:
R7
Units Affected:
141
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain Passat and Passat wagon, the Engine Control Module (ECM) contains software that may not properly control engine speed with the air conditioning turned on. The ECM may briefly increase engine RPM and vehicle speed. A vehicle surge caused by an unexpected increase in engine RPM may surprise the vehicle operator and can result in a crash causing property damage, personal injury or death. Correction: Dealers will inspect and, if necessary, update the ECM software.
Recall number
2008119
Recall date
2008-04-09
System affected
Fuel Supply
Model year(s) affected
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Manufacturer Recall Number:
R5
Units Affected:
21,359
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain Passat and Passat Four Motion vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission, an underbody heat shield may become damaged. If this occurs, the heat shield may contact the exhaust system, which can result in a vehicle fire. In addition, the affected vehicles may have a fuel line (1.8T engine only) or fuel tank ventilation valve (4motion / all-wheel drive vehicles only) that may leak due to fracture. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in a vehicle fire. Correction: Dealers will affect repairs.
Recall number
2006340
Recall date
2006-12-06
System affected
Brakes
Model year(s) affected
2006 2007
Manufacturer Recall Number:
P7
Units Affected:
3,381
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain Passat and Passat wagon, a vacuum line may fracture and become disconnected at low ambient temperatures. If this happens, brake power assist could become inoperative. As a result, the driver would experience increased effort to apply the brakes and therefore possible increased vehicle stopping distance. This could lead to a crash without warning. Correction: Dealers will install a re-designed vacuum line.
Recall number
2006339
Recall date
2006-12-06
System affected
Electrical
Model year(s) affected
2006 2007
Manufacturer Recall Number:
P6
Units Affected:
2,896
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain Passat and Passat wagon, the wiper motor may fail during heavy rain due to moisture intrusion. This could lead to reduced visibility and a crash without warning. Correction: Dealers will install a special cover and sealing kit.
Recall number
2006122
Recall date
2006-05-24
System affected
Lights And Instruments
Model year(s) affected
2003 2004 2005
Manufacturer Recall Number:
N4
Units Affected:
244,526
Notification Type:
Safety TC
On certain Golf, GTI, Jetta, Jetta wagon, New Beetle, New Beetle convertible, Passat and Passat wagon, the brake lamp switch may malfunction. If this happens, the brake lamps could become inoperative; or could come on and stay on, even though the vehicle is parked. Correction: Dealers will replace the brake lamp switch with a newly revised version. This action includes vehicles previously affected by Transport Canada recall 03-184 and 04-075. The switch installed during this prior repair may not function properly. Note: parts available December 2006.
Recall number
2006015
Recall date
2006-01-19
System affected
Fuel Supply
Model year(s) affected
2003
Manufacturer Recall Number:
M7, JL
Units Affected:
6,630
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain Audi A6, A4 Quattro, and Volkswagen Passat vehicles, premature fuel pump wear can lead to pump failure. A failed fuel pump may cause stoppage of fuel supply to the engine, creating an engine stall condition. Should the engine stall while the vehicle is in use, a possible vehicle crash could occur. Correction: Dealers will replace the fuel pump.
Recall number
2004435
Recall date
2004-12-13
System affected
Fuel Supply
Model year(s) affected
2004 2005
Manufacturer Recall Number:
VY
Units Affected:
8,072
Notification Type:
Safety Mfr
On certain vehicle equipped with TDI-PD (Pumpe-Düse) engines, the high-pressure diesel pumps were produced with improper fasteners. In rare cases, one of these improper fasteners may yield due to repeated cyclic loading and allow diesel fuel to escape from the high-pressure pump. Diesel fuel in the presence of an ignition source may lead to a fire. Additionally, due to the quantity of fuel that may be released, there is a crash risk posed to vehicles traveling behind the subject vehicle. Correction: Dealers will install a replacement diesel pump kit.
Recall number
2003106
Recall date
2003-04-17
System affected
Tires
Model year(s) affected
2002
Manufacturer Recall Number:
WD
Units Affected:
1
Notification Type:
Compliance Mfr
Does not comply with CMVSS 110. This vehicle is equipped with tires of the maximum load rating index 93H; however, it should have been equipped with tires with the load rating index 97H. Correction: Dealer will replace all four (4) tires.
Recall number
2000133
Recall date
2000-06-16
System affected
Fuel Supply
Model year(s) affected
2000
Manufacturer Recall Number:
UR
Units Affected:
1,115
Notification Type:
Safety TC
On certain Passat Four Motion, sulphur in the fuel interacting with certain additives found in widely available fuel can become deposited on certain contact points on three sending units mounted inside the fuel tank. Low electrical resistance at contact points of any unit signals that the tank is full. The accumulation of sulphur deposits on contacts would increase the resistance and erroneously signal that the tank is filled with fuel while in fact it may not be full or could be empty. If a driver is not cognizant of the miles driven and the potential driving range of their vehicle from a fuel fill, the erroneous fuel level signal could cause the vehicle to become inoperable without prior warning. Correction: Fuel sending units will be replaced with redesigned sending units.
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