The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2012 Volkswagen Touareg, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: High-Pressure Fuel Pump Failure

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA11003

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: February 07, 2011
    • Date Closed: March 27, 2015
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Fuel System, Diesel
    Fuel System, Other:Delivery:Fuel Pump

    Summary: There is no summary currently available