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2014 Volkswagen Passat recall 38B9/9V

Volkswagen Recall 38B9/9V: Oil Leak At Transmission Oil Cooler

2014 Volkswagen Passat

The leaking transmission fluid could contact a hot surface and result in a vehicle fire.

Power Train — Automatic Transmission — Cooling Unit And Lines

Summary
Volkswagen of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2014 Jetta, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, and Passat vehicles equipped with a 1.8T engine and torque converter automatic transmission. In the affected vehicles, the O-ring seals between the oil cooler and the transmission may leak fluid.
Actions
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the O-ring seals in the transmission oil cooler, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on April 16, 2014. Owners may contact Volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 38B9/9V.
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Date Announced
APR 15, 2014
Vehicles Affected
26,452
Volkswagen Recall #
38B9/9V
NHTSA Campaign #
14V182000
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