Volkswagen Passat Sunroof may injure occupants when it is closed from outside vehicle Recall
Recall affects Volkswagen PASSAT
Reason for recall: On certain vehicles with Panorama sun roof the legally specified limits of the clamping forces for convenience opening and closing of the sun roof may not be kept. When closing the Panorama sun roof from outside with the vehicle key (convenience closing) if any body parts are in the operating area of the sun roof they can get pressed against the roof frame and possibly get injured.
When was it announced?
Mar 30, 2016
What action are Volkswagen taking?
Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected and deactivate the convenience opening and closing of the Panorama sun roof. To do this the software for the on-board supply control unit and the sun roof control unit must be updated/ configured.
Does this affect your Passat?
This issue affects Passat Estate with Panoramic Sunroof, this particular recall is for the Passat.
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Feb 17, 2015 - Feb 5, 2016
If your car is affected please get in touch with your Volkswagen dealer and quote reference 97BT