2016 Volkswagen Passat
Sedan 4D SE I4 Turbo
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Overall Side Crash Rating
Overall Side Barrier Rating
NHTSA Rollover Resistance Rating
|US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID:||15V705000|
|Mfg's Report Date:||OCT 25, 2015|
|Component:||SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM|
|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.
Dates of Manufacture:
MAR 17, 2015 to JUN 23, 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)