2016 Volkswagen Touareg Recall Information

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Manufacturer

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

NHTSA Campaign ID16V170000
SummaryVolkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2011-2016 Touareg vehicles. The brake pedal pivot pin may be missing a securing clip, allowing the pivot pin to move and the brake pedal to dislodge.
ConsequenceIf the brake pedal dislodges, the driver may not be able to apply the brakes, increasing the risk of a crash.
RemedyVolkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake pedal assembly to verify the presence of the securing clip and install any missing securing clips, free of charge. The recall began on April 27, 2016. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 46G4.
NotesOwners 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.

Component

TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

Manufacturer

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Mfr Report Date20150707
NHTSA Campaign ID16V243000
SummaryVolkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2016 Toureg vehicles manufactured July 7, 2015 to March 3, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) may be improperly calibrated and, as a result, the TPMS may fail to warn the driver that the tire pressure is low. Additionally, the tire pressures printed on the Safety Certification labels are incorrect. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 138, 'Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems.'
ConsequenceIf the vehicle is driven on underinflated tires, the tires may fail suddenly, increasing the risk of a crash.
RemedyVolkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will correct the TPMS settings and replace the safety certification label, free of charge. The recall began on May 13, 2016. Volkwagen's number for this recall is 44M9.
NotesOwners 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.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019


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