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4.9

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,200 miles

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2010 Volkswagen Routan wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2010 Volkswagen Routan Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 232013

Routan

  • 39,100 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Front driver side tire rapidly deflated causing the vehicle to pull right into on coming traffic. The near miss could have been fatal. Upon investigation it was determined that the cause was corrosion of the TPMS valve. I did a quick internet investigation and learned that the corrosion and resulting tire failure are common incidents. Why haven't these faulty TPMS valves been recalled? this issue will surely result in deaths which I believe is the opposite of what these TPMS sensors are for.

- Bethlehem, PA, USA

problem #1

Jul 092011

Routan

  • 3,300 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Volkswagen Routan. The contact stated while driving 25 mph the left rear tire sensor that was located inside the tire came loose causing the tire to become flat. The vehicle was taken to a tire shop where they installed the spare tire and informed him of the loose sensor within the tire. The dealer nor manufacturer were notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 3,300.

- Amboy, NJ, USA

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