Volkswagen Passat Starter motor may malfunction and overheat Recall
Recall affects Volkswagen PASSAT
Reason for recall: On vehicles with diesel engines and stop/start system the starter motor may be permanently activated because the return spring in the solenoid switch is bent or broken. If the permanent current supply to the starter motor is not noticed overheating of the component with local scorching damage and a vehicle fire is possible.
When was it announced?
Mar 7, 2018
What action are Volkswagen taking?
Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected and replace the solenoid switch.
Does this affect your Passat?
This issue affects Beetle Eos Golf Jetta Passat Scirocco Sharan Tiguan Touran, this particular recall is for the Passat.
WVWZZZ3CZCP002191 - WVWZZZ3CZCP000031
Mar 1, 2011 - Nov 30, 2011
If your car is affected please get in touch with your Volkswagen dealer and quote reference 27F9