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2016 Volkswagen e-Golf
2 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf
Official recalls have been issued for the 2016 Volkswagen e-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.
2016 Volkswagen e-Golf LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES NHTSA Campaign #16V464000
Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016 CC vehicles manufactured January 12, 2016, to February 3, 2016, Golf R and Tiguan vehicles manufactured November 25, 2015, to January 28, 2016, and e-Golf vehicles manufactured November 25, 2015, to January 11, 2016. Vibrations, such as those created by opening and closing a vehicle door, may cause the rear child door locks to disengage, allowing a child to open a rear door while inside the vehicle.
Consequence: If an unrestrained child unexpectedly opens a door, they may fall from the vehicle increasing their risk of injury.
Actions: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the child lock(s), free of charge. The recall began on August 22, 2016. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 58C9. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V464000 »
2016 Volkswagen e-Golf ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: BATTERY: PROPULSION SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #16V138000
Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 e-Golf vehicles manufactured May 21, 2014, to March 1, 2016. Oversensitive diagnostics for the high-voltage battery management system may falsely detect an electrical surge resulting in the vehicle's electric drive motor shutting down unexpectedly.
Consequence: An unexpected vehicle shutdown can increase the risk of a crash.
Actions: Volkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will update the battery management software, free of charge. The recall began March 15, 2016. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 93B4. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V138000 »