2009 Volkswagen Tiguan

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Available in 6 styles:  2009 Volkswagen Tiguan 4dr AWD 4Motion shown
Asking Price Range
$10,169–$19,297
Estimated MPG

18–19 city / 24–26 hwy

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Tiguan

EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Recall number: 13V569000
Recall date: 11/22/2013

Problem Summary:

VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC. (VOLKSWAGEN) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 TIGUAN VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JULY 2007 THROUGH JUNE 2011. DUE TO A PROBLEM WITH THE FUSE FOR THE EXTERIOR LIGHTS, THE HOLDER FOR THE FUSE THAT CONTROLS THE VEHICLE'S EXTERIOR LIGHTS CIRCUIT MAY MELT.

Consequence:

IF THE HOLDER MELTS, THERE MAY BE A PARTIAL LOSS OF EXTERIOR LIGHTING. REDUCED VEHICLE ILLUMINATION DIMINISHES THE VEHICLE'S VISIBILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

VOLKSWAGEN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUSE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN DECEMBER 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-893-5298. VOLKSWAGEN'S RECALL NUMBER IS 97Z9/2V.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 07/01/2007 and 06/30/2011.


ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

Recall number: 13V569000
Recall date: 11/22/2013

Problem Summary:

VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC. (VOLKSWAGEN) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 TIGUAN VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JULY 2007 THROUGH JUNE 2011. DUE TO A PROBLEM WITH THE FUSE FOR THE EXTERIOR LIGHTS, THE HOLDER FOR THE FUSE THAT CONTROLS THE VEHICLE'S EXTERIOR LIGHTS CIRCUIT MAY MELT.

Consequence:

IF THE HOLDER MELTS, THERE MAY BE A PARTIAL LOSS OF EXTERIOR LIGHTING. REDUCED VEHICLE ILLUMINATION DIMINISHES THE VEHICLE'S VISIBILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

VOLKSWAGEN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUSE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN DECEMBER 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-893-5298. VOLKSWAGEN'S RECALL NUMBER IS 97Z9/2V.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 07/01/2007 and 06/30/2011.


ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Recall number: 08V235000
Recall date: 05/28/2008

Problem Summary:

VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING 4,079 MY 2008 PASSAT AND 2,500 MY 2009 TIGUAN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0T FSI ULEV II ENGINES. THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) CONTAINING SOFTWARE THAT MAY NOT PROPERLY CONTROL ENGINE IDLE WITH THE AIR CONDITIONING TURNED ON. IN RARE CASES, THE ECM MAY UNEXPECTEDLY INCREASE ENGINE RPM.

Consequence:

AN ENGINE SURGE CAUSED BY AN UNEXPECTED INCREASE IN ENGINE RPM MAY SURPRISE THE VEHICLE OPERATOR AND CAN RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND UPDATE THE ECM SOFTWARE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 30, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-893-5298.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 05/30/2008.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 12/28/2007 and 04/17/2008.


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