Volkswagen Recalls 679,000 Golf, GTI, SportWagen, Beetle and Jettas

Volkswagens at Risk of Unintended Rolling Away after Key Taken Out Volkswagen announced in August that it is recalling some 679,000 U.S. vehicles due to an electrical issue that could cause the car to roll away. The vehicles, which have been sold between 2011 and 2019, are at risk of rolling away after a driver removes the key after stopping … Read More

Volkswagen Recalls 56K Golf, Tiguan SUVs, Jettas for Safety Issue

German Automaker Recalls Golf, Golf Sportwagen, Jetta and Tiguan SUVs Volkswagen began a recall last week for 56,000 vehicles in the United States including its popular 2019 Jetta sedans. The automaker discovered that the rear coil springs in these vehicles may break without any warning. If this happens, the driver may lose control of their vehicle and possibly crash. The … Read More

Volkswagen Recalls 281,000 CC and Passats for Stalling Problem

Volkswagen has announced a recall of 281,000 vehicles in the United States due to a faulty fuel pump that could cause the vehicles to suddenly stall. Specifically, the vehicles affected are 2009 to 2016 Volkswagen CC and 2006 to 2010 Volkswagen Passat sedans and wagons, all with 4-cylinder gasoline engines. The problem results from the fuel pump control computer may … Read More

Volkswagen AG to Sell 2015 Diesel Cars in US After EPA Approval

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) have cleared the way for Volkswagen AG to sell its 2015 model year diesel cars in the United States. Sales of new and certified used diesel-powered vehicles were halted here in 2015 after the German auto manufacturer admitted it had rigged its vehicles to pass stringent U.S. emissions pollution tests.  The Volkswagen scandal is expected … Read More

Volkswagen Recalls Some 2017 Passat Due to Brake Fluid Leak

Some 2017 Passat vehicles made by Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. are being recalled due to a slow leak of brake fluid from some faulty brake line connections. The brake fluid leak results in low levels in brake lines that could increase the crash risk of affected vehicles. Volkswagen is expected to begin the recall in March 2017. Owners who … Read More

VOLKSWAGEN RECALL: 91,000 Passat Diesel Cars Have Wiring Defect

Some 91,000 Volkswagen Passat diesel vehicles are being recalled by the German automaker due to a wiring defect that could ignite a fire. Volkswagen reports the vehicles have a wiring connection underneath the body of these cars that was not properly assembled. This allows water to seep into the terminals that could spark a fire or corrode. The defect was … Read More

Volkswagen Recalls 92,000 Cars for Power Assisted Brake Problems

DETROIT –A mechanical problem can  lead to loss of power in brakes and the potential for a collision prompting Volkswagen to recall some 92,000 vehicles in the United States. The vehicles under recall include the Volkswagen 2015 and 2016 Beetle, Golf, Jetta and Passat with 1.8-liter and 2-liter turbocharged four cylinder gasoline engines. The auto manufacturer says the camshaft can … Read More

Volkswagen to Recall 482,000 Diesel Cars Fitted with Illegal “Defeat Device”

Volkswagen has been ordered to recall 482,000 cars after the Obama administration discovered the auto manufacturer intentionally tried to evade smog emissions testing equipment by using a “defeat device” in its some vehicles sold between 2009 and 2015. The announcement was made today by the Environmental Protection Agency. The vehicles were purposely fitted with a device that could detect when … Read More

Voluntary Takata Airbag Recall Sought As Defective Airbags Found in Newer Car

Millions of vehicles could be subjected to a new airbag recall after two U.S. Senators recently sent a letter to Japan-based Takata requesting they voluntarily recall all airbags manufactured with a cheaper ammonium nitrate propellant. This propellant has been used by Takata since the early 2000s and the airbag maker continues to be use it in its its current airbags … Read More