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2008 Volkswagen Passat recall 24M9/R7

Volkswagen Recall 24M9/R7: Engine Control Module (ECM) Software Update

2008 Volkswagen Passat

An engine surge caused by an unexpected increase in engine RPM may surprise the vehicle operator and can result in a crash without warning.

Engine And Engine Cooling

Summary
Volkswagen 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.
Actions
Dealers 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.
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Date Announced
MAY 28, 2008
Vehicles Affected
6,579
Volkswagen Recall #
24M9/R7
NHTSA Campaign #
08V235000
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