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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
100,000 miles

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2009 Volkswagen Routan accessories - exterior problems

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2009 Volkswagen Routan Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 172016


  • 100,000 miles


The contact owns a 2009 Volkswagen Routan. When the vehicle was started, the windshield wipers started to operate independently and the instrument panel, turn signals, and air conditioner failed to operate. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The contact stated that the failure was intermittent. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The VIN was unknown. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000.

- Wellington, FL, USA

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