Volkswagen News in 2014

  1. 2014

    1. November

      • Ignition coils produce a high-voltage current that fires the spark plugs. If a coil fails, like in the case of many VW engines, the spark plug won’t fire and the engine will lose power.

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    2. August

      • VW is pulling back 151,000 Tiguans for gas bubble problems. My wife is wondering if they can include me in the recall as well.

        VW says it’s possible for gas bubbles to form in the fuel s...

      • While you might have nightmares about falling or being chased by zombies, automakers are having nightmares about defective ignition switches. It started with GM’s well-publicized ignition issues...

    3. April

      • Turns out VW had a good reason for issuing a stop sale on some 2014 models last week: they were catching on fire. The manufacturer recognized a potential safety defect, stopped selling cars, fou...

      • Low-beam bulbs in the 2012-13 Passat can come loose from its connection, which means lights out for owners. To fix the issue, VW is recalling any Passat manufactured between January, 2011 and No...

    4. March

      • Volkswagen is recalling over 150,000 Passats because closing the hood is disabling the low-beam headlights. VW says the problem could be avoided by dropping the hood gently and not from any noti...