Recall Alert: 2009-14 Volkswagen Tiguan

By Matt Schmitz  on August 11, 2014

Vehicles Affected: More than 151,000 model-year 2009-14 Volkswagen Tiguan crossovers manufactured between July 2007 and June 2014

The Problem: When using winterized fuel, in certain conditions bubbles may form in the fuel system, which could result in the vehicle stalling, increasing the risk of a crash.

The Fix: Volkswagen will begin notifying owners on Aug. 19, and dealers will update the vehicle's software to increase the fuel pump pressure for free.

What Owners Should Do: Owners can call Volkswagen at 800-822-8987, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or go to for more info.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Service & Repair to find your local dealer.

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