Recall List for the 2016 Volkswagen Golf

Official recalls have been issued for the 2016 Volkswagen Golf by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Volkswagen service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Volkswagen customer service.

  1. 2016 Volkswagen Golf ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL , FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE NHTSA Campaign #16V647000

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 07, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 110,042

    Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Volkswagen Golf, Golf SportWagen, GTI, Audi A3 sedan and A3 Cabriolet vehicles. Due to a problem with the suction pump inside the fuel tank, fuel may flow into the evaporative emissions (EVAP) system.

    Consequence: As fuel accumulates in the EVAP system, it may leak out through the charcoal canister filter element. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

    Actions: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the suction pump, free of charge. The recall began November 2016. Volkswagen owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298, Audi owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 20Y6 and 20Y5. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V647000 »

  2. 2016 Volkswagen Golf FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL NHTSA Campaign #16V403000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 06, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 55

    Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2016 Jetta vehicles manufactured October 31, 2015, to January 21, 2016, 2016 Passat vehicles, equipped with 1.8T engines manufactured November 13, 2015, to December 9, 2015, and 2016 Golf vehicles manufactured November 5, 2015, to November 11, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the fuel rail may detach from the cylinder head and result in a fuel leak.

    Consequence: A fuel leak, in the presence of an ignition source, can result in a vehicle fire.

    Actions: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the cylinder heads, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 15F7. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V403000 »

  3. 2016 Volkswagen Golf SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM, ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE NHTSA Campaign #15V705000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 26, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 91,867

    Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Jetta, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Passat, Golf and Golf SportWagen vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the camshaft lobe that drives the brake vacuum pump may shear off, resulting in a loss of brake assist.

    Consequence: If the camshaft lobe shears off there would be a loss of brake assist, lengthening the distance needed to stop the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Volkswagen dealer will update the engine control module (ECM) software. The recall began March 2016. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 23R1. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V705000 »

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