2008 Volkswagen PASSAT Engine And Engine Cooling Recall

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2008 Volkswagen PASSAT Engine And Engine Cooling Recall

 NHTSA Recall #81718
NHTSA Compaign #08V235000
MFG Compaign #24M9/R7
 Model Year2008
 Date of notification30/05/08
 Begin date of manufacuring21/02/08
 End date of manufacturing28/04/08
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received28/05/08
 Report created28/05/08
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units6579
 Defect summaryVolkswagen is recalling 4,079 my 2008 passat and 2,500 my 2009 tiguan passenger vehicles equipped with 2. 0t fsi ulev ii engines. These vehicles have an engine control module (ecm) containing software that may not properly control engine idle with the air conditioning turned on. In rare cases, the ecm may unexpectedly increase engine rpm.
 Consequence summaryAn engine surge caused by an unexpected increase in engine rpm may surprise the vehicle operator and can result in a crash without warning.
 Corrective actionDealers will inspect and update the ecm software free of charge. The recall began on may 30, 2008. Owners may contact volkswagen at 1-800-893-5298.
 Recall notesVolkswagen recall no. 24m9/r7. Customers may also 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.

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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