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Volkswagen Touareg Recall

Volkswagen Recalls/2008 Volkswagen Touareg Recall

Recall Date: August 2007

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Notices get lost in the mail or discarded as junk mail.  Even after these attempts to notify customers, only 72% of owners affected by safety issue Volkswagen Recalls have the recall work completed. 

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regularly announces vehicle safety car recalls in an effort to inform and urge owners to get problems repaired quickly.  


Car Accident Advice often obtains recall notices before dealers and owners.  The NHTSA recommends that you wait for the mailed bulletin to arrive before requesting the work to be done.    However, you can ask your Volkswagen dealer when the next recall update notice is expected at their shop.

For the most current information about Volkswagen Recall contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Auto Safety Hotline:   1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236)

In the United States, safety car recalls like safety Volkswagen Touareg Recall, must be performed at no charge to the customer.  Car manufacturers are required by law to mail notices of car recalls to owners and dealers.

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Make / Models :         Model/Build Years:    
Volkswagen Touareg       2006
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V284
Manufacture Dates:  August 2005 - March 2006
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 58,900 
Volkswagen Touareg

Summary
CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L GASOLINE ENGINES MAY HAVE A SMALL PLASTIC TAB LOCATED ON THE WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR THAT MAY CHAFE AGAINST THE UNDERHOOD FUEL SUPPLY. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE CHAFING HAS THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE A FUEL LEAK OVER TIME. FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE PLASTIC TAB FROM THE WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR AND WILL ALSO INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE UNDERHOOD FUEL SUPPLY LINE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT AUGUST 13, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VW AT 1-800-893-5298.

Notes:  VOLKSWAGEN RECALL NO. N8.
Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.

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For more detail regarding your specific vehicle, contact your dealer, the NHTSA website http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov, Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236, or your local government recall office.

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