VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 2012: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : PASSAT Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2011-04-18 - 2011-04-18
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V329000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-11-29 Date Received by ODI: 2018-05-16 Date Added to Database: 2018-05-22
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01C5/01C6
Component: UNKNOWN OR OTHER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 252
Summary:
      Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain 2012-2016 Eos, 2012 Passat, 2012-2016 CC, 2015 e-Golf, 2011-2015 Touareg, 2012-2015 Tiguan, and 2011-2016 Golf and 2011-2013 GTI vehicles. Modifications made while the vehicles were in an internal evaluation period may cause the affected vehicles to not comply with all of the applicable regulatory requirements.
Consequence:
      If the vehicles do not meet all regulatory requirements, there could be an increased risk of a crash, fire, or injury.
Remedy:
      Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles to make them fully compliant or Volkswagen will repurchase them if necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 29, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.