2009 Volkswagen Routan

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Available in 4 styles:  2009 Volkswagen Routan FWD Passenger Van shown
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Asking Price Range
$8,509–$18,449

Estimated MPG

16–17 city / 23–25 hwy


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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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Routan

SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:NON-POWERED AXLE ASSEMBLY

Recall number: 14V055000
Recall date: 02/11/2014

Problem Summary:

FREEDOM MOTORS INC., (FREEDOM MOTORS) OF SAVARIA VEHICLE GROUP (FORMERLY THE LIBERTY MOTOR COMPANY) IS RECALLING ONE MODEL YEAR 2009 VOLKSWAGEN ROUTAN AND CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN AND CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE VEHICLES MODIFIED BY THE LIBERTY MOTOR COMPANY FROM FEBRUARY 2008 THROUGH JANUARY 2011. OVER TIME AND WITH USE, THE VEHICLE'S REAR AXLE MAY DEVELOP CRACKS WHICH COULD LEAD TO AXLE FAILURE.

Consequence:

FAILURE OF THE REAR AXLE MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

FREEDOM MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AFFECTED AXLES, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN MARCH 2014. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FREEDOM MOTORS AT 1-800-561-9600. FREEDOM MOTORS' NUMBER FOR THIS RECALL IS ENGF0216-3.


ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Recall number: 10V252000
Recall date: 06/10/2010

Problem Summary:

VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009 ROUTAN VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 2008 THROUGH JULY 2009. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH AN IMPROPER ROUTED WIRE HARNESS THAT MAY HAVE A CONDITION WHERE THE LOWER SLIDING DOOR HINGE BRACKET CAN MAKE CONTACT AND WEAR THROUGH THE WIRE INSULATION. CONTACT WITH A 12V POWER FEED CIRCUIT WITHIN THE HARNESS MAY CAUSE A HIGH RESISTIVE SHORT CIRCUIT WITHIN THE LATCH MECHANISM LOCATED INSIDE OF THE SLIDING DOOR.

Consequence:

THIS COULD RESULT IN AN OVERHEATED LATCH AND A FIRE WITHIN THE REAR SLIDING DOOR COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action:

VOLKSWAGEN WILL INSPECT THE SLIDING DOOR WIRE TRACK WIRE ASSEMBLY AND THE SLIDING DOOR POWER DRIVE UNIT WIRE ASSEMBLY FOR DAMAGE, REPAIR/REPLACE AS NECESSARY, TIE STRAP THE TWO HARNESSES TOGETHER AND ROUTE THE HARNESSES UNDER THE SLIDING DOOR WEATHER STRIP. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 06/01/2008 and 07/30/2009.


EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Recall number: 09V244000
Recall date: 07/01/2009

Problem Summary:

VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING 18,500 MY 2009 ROUTAN VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION." THE OWNER'S MANUAL WAS PRINTED WITHOUT THE FMVSS NO. 208 REQUIRED INFORMATION EXPLAINING THAT NO OBJECTS SHOULD BE PLACED OVER THE OR NEAR THE AIR BAG ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL.

Consequence:

ANY SUCH OBJECTS COULD CAUSE INJURY TO THE VEHICLE'S OCCUPANTS IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH SEVERE ENOUGH TO CAUSE THE AIR BAG TO INFLATE.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL SEND AN OWNER'S MANUAL INSERT CONTAINING THE REQUIRED AIR BAG INFORMATION FOR OWNER INSTALLATION OR DEALERS WILL INSTALL IN THE EVENT THE OWNER PREFERS ASSISTANCE FROM THE DEALER. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JULY 31, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 06/26/2008 and 04/24/2009.


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