VW Vortex - Volkswagen Forum banner
  • Mwerks and Fourtitude have rejoined VWVortex. For more info, see this thread.

recall

  1. Tiguan (MQB)
    November 20, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V724000 Front Seat Belt Webbing May Tear in a Crash A torn seat belt may not adequately restrain the seat occupant during a crash, increasing their risk of injury. NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V724000 Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    We sincerely hope that 2013-2018 Audi A8 and S8 owners heed this recall because we really don’t want our glib headline to age like milk. But there is the potential for that since Audi is recalling nearly 14,000 models due to a rare risk of fire. The problem stems from seals around the engine...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Earlier this year, media outlets,  put out a warning  about Harbor Freight jack stands that could collapse under the weight of vehicles they’re designed to suspend with ease. The company issued an urgent recall (see above) for two popular models, claiming that owners could exchange the stands at...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Lamborghini is issuing a recall on its Lamborghini Aventador SVJ after it was discovered that passengers could get stuck inside. Lamborghini is blaming the problem on the new guy. No, for real. In NHTSA’s description of the defect, they cite a “non-properly trained new operator” who was...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    On Friday, Volkswagen Group announced the recall of 679,000 U.S. vehicles that could roll away due to an electrical problem. Apparently, silicate buildup can accumulate on the shift lever micro switch and trick the car into thinking the vehicle is in park. As a result, some customers might be...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    [Update: Volkswagen's charging network is back up to full operation after the high power charging cables were cleared for use by Huber+Sushner. The manufacturer says it has tested them extensively and found them safe for use as of Jan 29, 2019.] Volkswagen’s Electrify America is partially...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen Group is looking at recalling up to 124,000 EVs and hybrids wearing VW, Audi, and Porsche nameplates. It's not because of the cars, it's because of their chargers. It turns out that the charger supplied for the vehicles could contain cadmium. Cadmium is a heavy metal. One that is...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Sure you might say that if you had a supercar you’d drive the wheels off of it. That’s just an expression, though, right? Well, if you’re driving a 2015 or 2016 Lamborghini Aventador SV, those wheels might come off a little more easily than you’d expect. The National Highway Traffic Safety...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    There’s a lot of information out there about the VW Atlas, but one piece of information that’s been difficult to get a hold of is the width of child seat it can handle. That’s leading to a recall of 54,537 Atlases. According to the recall, owner’s manuals didn’t provide a maximum width...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Owners often compare their cars to people giving them names and accusing them of expressing emotions, but Lamborghini, as it often does, has taken it to the next level. That’s because the Lamborghini Centenario has been caught doing the most human thing imaginable: lying about its weight. And...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    The $3 million Bugatti Chiron has been recalled for an issue related to the seat brackets.  According to the Volkswagen Group brand, certain examples of the near-1,500 horsepower hypercar may have faulty seat recliner bracket welds. If a faulty weld is found, Bugatti technicians will replace...
  12. CC
    A flaw in the computer that controls the fuel pump in 2006-2010 Volkswagen Passats and 2009-2016 CCs is leading to the recall of 280,000 vehicles in America. http://www.vwvortex.com/news/fuel-pump-problems-lead-recall-280000-vws/
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    A flaw in the computer that controls the fuel pump in 2006-2010 Volkswagen Passats and 2009-2016 CCs is leading to the recall of 280,000 vehicles in America. The recall covers four-cylinder gas-powered cars that can stall due to a fault that stops the flow of gasoline to the engine. The...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Takata, the parts supplier that furnished automakers with millions of extremely dangerous airbag inflators, was forced to issue another recall last week. Considering the hundreds of millions of units already recalled by the company, another 2.7 million is a drop in the bucket. But there’s a...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    Airbag defects and overheating coolant pumps have led Audi and Volkswagen to recall nearly 600,000 vehicles in America. The recalls affect the Golf, e-Golf, and Tiguan, as well as the Audi Q5, A5, A6, and A4. The first recall relates to the driver's side airbags, which may not deploy properly...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen has announced three separate recalls affecting a total of 281,505 vehicles in the U.S. The recalls are not related to diesel engines , but rather possible fuel leak issues with the affected vehicles. The first recall affects the 2015-2016 Volkswagen Golf, Golf SportWagen and GTI...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) recently approved the diesel fix for over 800,000 vehicles. The vehicles in question are the Passat, the CC, and the EOS with 2.0L TDI EA189 engines. German owners will soon be receiving letters in the mail and can then book an appointment to...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has notified that it has been informed that certain driver’s side airbags that use non-desiccated SDI and PSDI-5 inflators from Takata, which are also installed in Volkswagen cars, are potentially defective. On the basis of available...
  19. Volkswagen News Blog
    Herndon, VA - Volkswagen considers the safety and satisfaction of its consumers and passengers a top priority. As such, Volkswagen has notified NHTSA of an upcoming voluntary safety recall affecting approximately 91,800 vehicles with a 1.8T or 2.0T gasoline engine from the 2015-2016 model year...
  20. Volkswagen News Blog
    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 Passenger...
Top