Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Touareg Hybrid vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-01-25 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-02-13, was due to a problem with the hybrid propulsion system. Approximately 825 vehicles were involved. Since 2011, Touareg Hybrid's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the labels. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid
|2016-01-25||(Published by NHTSA on 2016-02-13)|
|Recall Summary:||Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2011-2015 Touareg Hybrid vehicles manufactured March 20, 2010, to April 11, 2015. The hybrid battery tray may not drain water sufficiently. If water collects in the hybrid battery tray, it may cause an electrical short in the high voltage battery.|
|Hazard:||An electrical short in the high voltage battery increases the risk of a fire.|
|Remedy:||Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install a fitted drain valve to allow water to drain properly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in late February 2016. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this 53B8.|
|2015-01-20||(Published by NHTSA on 2015-01-27)|
|Recall Summary:||Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Audi S4, S5, Q7, 2012 Audi A6, Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid, and 2012-2013 Audi A7 vehicles. In the affected vehicles the fuel injection system may experience a fuel leak.|
|Hazard:||A fuel leak in the injection system in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.|
|Remedy:||Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel rails and corresponding seals, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 10, 2015. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-822-2834 or Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagenøs numbers for this recall are 24AP for Audi customers and 24BK for Volkswagen customers.|
|2011-03-29||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-03-29)|
|Recall Summary:||VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 TOUAREG HYBRID VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 2, 2010, THROUGH FEBRUARY 3, 2011. THE CERTIFICATION LABELS ON THESE VEHICLES CONTAIN INCORRECT TIRE PRESSURE INFORMATION AND THEREFORE FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS."|
|Hazard:||INCORRECT TIRE PRESSURE INFORMATION COULD LEAD TO AN OWNER IMPROPERLY INFLATING THE VEHICLE TIRES. DRIVING ON IMPROPERLY INFLATED TIRES CAN LEAD TO PREMATURE TIRE WEAR AND POSSIBLY A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN OVERLAY CONTAINING THE CORRECT TIRE PRESSURE INFORMATION ONTO THE EXISTING VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE APRIL 19, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.|
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