VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 2015: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
|Make : VOLKSWAGEN||Model : PASSAT||Year : 2015|
|Build Dates : 2014-11-17 - 2015-08-26|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V705000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2016-03-09||Date Received by ODI: 2015-10-26||Date Added to Database: 2015-10-26|
|Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 23R1|
|Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 91867|
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Jetta, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Passat, Golf and Golf SportWagen vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the camshaft lobe that drives the brake vacuum pump may shear off, resulting in a loss of brake assist.
If the camshaft lobe shears off there would be a loss of brake assist, lengthening the distance needed to stop the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.
Volkswagen dealer will update the engine control module "ECM" software. The recall began March 2016. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 23R1.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.