Volkswagen Issues Voluntary Recall Share Comments Volkswagen has issued a voluntary recall on the 2015 Golf GTI and Golf models, due to a defect in the front stabilizer rod which can cause their fasteners to become loose over time. In total, the recall affects approximately 2,001 Volkswagen Golf GTI and Golf models from 2015 and each vehicle affected will get its front stabilizer rods replaced with upgraded units. It is important to note that this is a voluntary recall, and than no accidents or injuries related to the issue have been reported. Check out the full Press Release below. Herndon, VA – Volkswagen considers the safety and satisfaction of its consumers and passengers a top priority. As such, Volkswagen of America today notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it will be issuing a voluntary safety recall affecting the front stabilizer rods on certain 2015 model year Volkswagen Golf GTI and Golf vehicles. The recall affects approximately 2,001 Volkswagen Golf GTI and Golf vehicles from model year 2015. The fasteners that secure the front stabilizer rods can work loose over time. If this happens, there will be considerable noise coming from the front of the vehicle. In rare cases, this can lead to the rod detaching and interfering with the vehicle’s steering, leading to increased steering effort. Potentially, this could lead to a crash. To fix the issue, Volkswagen will replace the front stabilizer rods on all affected vehicles. No accidents or injuries related to this issue have been reported. Volkswagen will notify all owners of affected vehicles and will instruct them to arrange for an appointment with an authorized Volkswagen dealer.