1. 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: BATTERY: PROPULSION SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #16V138000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 07, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 5,561

    Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 e-Golf vehicles manufactured May 21, 2014, to March 1, 2016. Oversensitive diagnostics for the high-voltage battery management system may falsely detect an electrical surge resulting in the vehicle's electric drive motor shutting down unexpectedly.

    Consequence: An unexpected vehicle shutdown can increase the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Volkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will update the battery management software, free of charge. The recall began March 15, 2016. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 93B4. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V138000 »

  2. 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE NHTSA Campaign #15V627000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 07, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 993

    Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2015 Jetta vehicles manufactured September 8, 2014, to November 28, 2014, Golf vehicles manufactured April 2, 2014, to December 3, 2014, and E-Golf vehicles manufactured July 26, 2014, to October 18, 2014. The affected vehicles are equipped a Passenger Occupant Detection System (PODS) that may have been manufactured improperly. As a result, the front passenger seat occupant may be improperly classified or may not be detected.

    Consequence: In the event of a crash, if the front passenger seat occupant is incorrectly classified or non-detected, the passenger frontal air bag may deploy improperly or not at all, increasing the risk of occupant injury.

    Actions: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the PODS control module, free of charge. The recall began on November 20, 2015. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswgen's number for this recall is 69L6. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V627000 »