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2014 Volkswagen Passat recall 23T3

Volkswagen Recall 23T3: Water Corrosion On Electrical Terminals

2014 Volkswagen Passat

An electrical short can cause the electrical connectors of the sensor to overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.

Electrical System — Wiring

Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Passat vehicles equipped with TDI engines. Due to improperly assembled wire seals in a connector for an underbody sensor, water may enter and corrode the electrical connectors of the sensor, causing an electrical short.
Actions
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the connector, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began in September. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 23T3.
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Date Announced
MAR 24, 2016
Vehicles Affected
91,442
Volkswagen Recall #
23T3
NHTSA Campaign #
16V171000
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