2014 Volkswagen Touareg
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|US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID:||16V035000|
|Mfg's Report Date:||JAN 24, 2016|
|Component:||HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected:||825|
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.
An electrical short in the high voltage battery increases the risk of a fire.
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install a fitted drain valve to allow water to drain properly, free of charge. The recall began late February 2016. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this 53B8.
Dates of Manufacture:
MAR 19, 2010 to APR 10, 2015
Manufacturer Recall Number:
The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)