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.|
|Additional Info:||Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.