Risk of Short Circuit, Fire Leads to Recall of More Than 45,000 Volkswagen Tiguan Vehicles

The LED module for the panoramic sunroof ambient light bar on these vehicles may short circuit

Risk of Short Circuit, Fire Leads to Recall of More Than 45,000 Volkswagen Tiguan Vehicle
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August 8, 2018

Volkswagen (VW) has implemented a safety recall affecting more than 45,000 model year 2018 Tiguan vehicles.

What's the problem?

The LED module for the panoramic sunroof ambient light bar on these vehicles may short circuit, which could lead to a fire.

What happens next?

Owners of the recalled Tiguan vehicles will soon receive notification from Volkswagen. Local VW dealers will then disconnect the power supply for the panoramic sunroof LED module, free of charge, until a future service action can safely reactivate the feature.

To find out more about this recall, contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298.

The reference number for this recall is 60D1.