Volkswagen's Front Assist technology will automatically apply the brakes if the forward collision monitoring sensor detects an imminent crash. But according to a new class-action, it will also apply the brakes randomly and without warning. … continue reading
Earlier this summer a lawsuit was filed regarding dangerous defects in the Aisin AWF8F35 8-speed transmission. Specifically how it hesitates, shakes, and grinds its way to busted seals, oil leaks, and eventual failure.
Volkswagen asked for … continue reading
Volkswagen is recalling 56,000 vehicles with rear coil springs that can snap, crackle, and pop the tires. This appears to be an expansion of a smaller recall for the exact same problem last month. It wasn’t until the cars were shipped and s … continue reading
VW technicians installed the wrong airbags in a handful of Jettas during a service visit. As you might expect, the wrong airbags are unlikely to work and might not deploy at all. Volkswagen thinks the problem only affects 4 owners who will … continue reading
Volkswagen is recalling 6,300 vehicles after their supplier informed them the rear coil springs they provided weren’t ready for production. Um, whoops? If the coil spring breaks it will cause an unsettling noise (bad), a sagging backend (w … continue reading
You know that annoying-but-useful chime that comes on every time you open the car door with the key still in the ignition? Turns out it might not be working in the 2018-2019 Atlas and 2019 Jetta.
VW determined a data container wasn't coded … continue reading
A tiny number of 2019 Jetta cars shipped with passenger-side LED headlights that are out of position. “VW says a driver may have trouble seeing at night, not to mention the incorrect settings violate federal safety standards.” Only 28 cars … continue reading