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VW VANAGON RECALLS - (28 Recalls Found)

Since 1972, VW has issued a total of 1045 car recalls worldwide. Of those recalls, 28 have been for the VW VANAGON starting in 1979. This accounts for approximately 3.0% of the 34722 car recalls issued by the NHTSA since 1966. The VANAGON accounts for about 2.7% of all the VW recalls issued since 1972. Compared to other car manufacturers, VW ranks #9 in overall number of recalls issued by a car maker.

Please keep in mind these numbers are for statistical purposes only & do not necessarily reflect the quality of the VW VANAGON or VW itself. These figures are based only on the number of recalls issued and NOT the total number of vehicles affected by a particular recall.

Find your VW VANAGON listed below. Results are sorted year from newest to oldest. Select the desired VW VANAGON to view the complete recall details. Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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View VW VANAGON Recalls Below ↓
1991 Recalls ↓

1991 VW VANAGON Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Problem: THE FUEL HOSE ATTACHED TO THE FUEL DISTRIBUTION RAIL ON THE ENGINE MAY SHRINK BEYOND THE CLAMP FORCE OF THE FUEL HOSE CLAMPS, ALLOWING FUEL TO LEAK.Recall Details - 4/14/1992

1991 VW VANAGON Recall - EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

Problem: THE PLASTIC MATERIAL OF THE CENTER AIR FLOW DUCT, WHICH IS FASTENED BY TWO MOUNTING SCREWS TO THE CEILING OF THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, CAN CRACK AND EVENTUALLY BREAK.Recall Details - 10/29/1993
1990 Recalls ↓

1990 VW VANAGON Recall - EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

Problem: THE PLASTIC MATERIAL OF THE CENTER AIR FLOW DUCT, WHICH IS FASTENED BY TWO MOUNTING SCREWS TO THE CEILING OF THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, CAN CRACK AND EVENTUALLY BREAK.Recall Details - 10/29/1993

1990 VW VANAGON Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Problem: THE FUEL HOSE ATTACHED TO THE FUEL DISTRIBUTION RAIL ON THE ENGINE MAY SHRINK BEYOND THE CLAMP FORCE OF THE FUEL HOSE CLAMPS, ALLOWING FUEL TO LEAK.Recall Details - 4/14/1992
1989 Recalls ↓

1989 VW VANAGON Recall - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Problem: WHEN USING THE CRUISE CONTROL THE ACCELERATOR CABLE TENSION MAY ALLOW THE CABLE TO SAG AND BECOME ENTANGLED WITH THE WATER PIPE BRACKET IMPEDING ITS RETURN TO IDLE POSITION.Recall Details - 5/1/1989

1989 VW VANAGON Recall - EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

Problem: THE PLASTIC MATERIAL OF THE CENTER AIR FLOW DUCT, WHICH IS FASTENED BY TWO MOUNTING SCREWS TO THE CEILING OF THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, CAN CRACK AND EVENTUALLY BREAK.Recall Details - 10/29/1993
1988 Recalls ↓

1988 VW VANAGON Recall - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Problem: WHEN USING THE CRUISE CONTROL THE ACCELERATOR CABLE TENSION MAY ALLOW THE CABLE TO SAG AND BECOME ENTANGLED WITH THE WATER PIPE BRACKET IMPEDING ITS RETURN TO IDLE POSITION.Recall Details - 5/1/1989

1988 VW VANAGON Recall - EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

Problem: THE PLASTIC MATERIAL OF THE CENTER AIR FLOW DUCT, WHICH IS FASTENED BY TWO MOUNTING SCREWS TO THE CEILING OF THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, CAN CRACK AND EVENTUALLY BREAK.Recall Details - 10/29/1993

1988 VW VANAGON Recall - EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS

Problem: IMPROPER JACK FURNISHED WITH VEHICLES.Recall Details - 4/5/1988

1988 VW VANAGON Recall - TIRES

Problem: DUE TO IMPROPER MOUNTING PROCESS, SEMPERIT TIRES 20570R14 MOUNTED ON ALLOY WHEEL SIZE 6J X 14 COULD EXPERIENCE TINY CRACKS IN THE BEAD AREA.Recall Details - 5/6/1988
1987 Recalls ↓

1987 VW VANAGON Recall - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Problem: WHEN USING THE CRUISE CONTROL THE ACCELERATOR CABLE TENSION MAY ALLOW THE CABLE TO SAG AND BECOME ENTANGLED WITH THE WATER PIPE BRACKET IMPEDING ITS RETURN TO IDLE POSITION.Recall Details - 5/1/1989

1987 VW VANAGON Recall - TIRES

Problem: DUE TO IMPROPER MOUNTING PROCESS, SEMPERIT TIRES 20570R14 MOUNTED ON ALLOY WHEEL SIZE 6J X 14 COULD EXPERIENCE TINY CRACKS IN THE BEAD AREA.Recall Details - 5/6/1988

1987 VW VANAGON Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Problem: USAGE OF FUEL WITH REID PRESSURE UP TO 14 PSI COULD, UNDER HIGH ENGINE LOAD AND HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURES, LEAD TO STALLING.Recall Details - 4/14/1987

1987 VW VANAGON Recall - SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

Problem: SEAT BRACKETS WHICH ANCHOR REARWARD PASSENGER SEATS MAY NOT ENGAGE PROPERLY.Recall Details - 6/8/1987

1987 VW VANAGON Recall - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Problem: PIN IN SHIFT LOCKING PAWL MAY NOT BE PROPERLY WELDED TO THE PAWL.Recall Details - 6/8/1987

1987 VW VANAGON Recall - EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

Problem: THE PLASTIC MATERIAL OF THE CENTER AIR FLOW DUCT, WHICH IS FASTENED BY TWO MOUNTING SCREWS TO THE CEILING OF THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, CAN CRACK AND EVENTUALLY BREAK.Recall Details - 10/29/1993

1987 VW VANAGON Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Problem: IN LINE FUEL FILTER LOCATED BETWEEN THE FUEL TANK AND FUEL PUMP COULD SEEP FUEL AT THE SEAM OF THE PLASTIC CASING.Recall Details - 3/23/1988
1986 Recalls ↓

1986 VW VANAGON Recall - EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

Problem: THE PLASTIC MATERIAL OF THE CENTER AIR FLOW DUCT, WHICH IS FASTENED BY TWO MOUNTING SCREWS TO THE CEILING OF THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, CAN CRACK AND EVENTUALLY BREAK.Recall Details - 10/29/1993

1986 VW VANAGON Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Problem: IN LINE FUEL FILTER LOCATED BETWEEN THE FUEL TANK AND FUEL PUMP COULD SEEP FUEL AT THE SEAM OF THE PLASTIC CASING.Recall Details - 3/23/1988

1986 VW VANAGON Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Problem: FUEL TANK FILLER NECK PIPE MAY NOT SEAT PROPERLY IN THE FUEL TANK OPENING. ALSO, THE SENDING UNIT COVER MAY BE DEFORMED.Recall Details - 4/14/1987

1986 VW VANAGON Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Problem: USAGE OF FUEL WITH REID PRESSURE UP TO 14 PSI COULD, UNDER HIGH ENGINE LOAD AND HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURES, LEAD TO STALLING.Recall Details - 4/14/1987
1985 Recalls ↓

1985 VW VANAGON Recall - LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Problem: THE LATCH OF THE PASSENGER SIDE SLIDING DOOR MAY BECOME DAMAGED IF EXCESSIVE FORCE IS USED TO CLOSE THE DOOR. THE DAMAGED DOOR LOCK MECHANISM WILL NOT PROPERLY ENGAGE AND THE DOOR COULD OPEN IF VEHICLE IS DRIVEN OVER BUMPY ROADS. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: IF THIS OCCURS THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT A PASSENGER COULD FALL OUT CAUSING INJURY OR DEATH.Recall Details - 11/19/1985
1982 Recalls ↓

1982 VW VANAGON Recall - LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Problem: SPRING, WHICH HOLDS THE LATCH ON THE FRONT DOOR LOCKS, MAY BREAK AND DOOR MAY OPEN UNEXPECTEDLY.Recall Details - 7/10/1984
1981 Recalls ↓

1981 VW VANAGON Recall - EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:SLIDE-IN CAMPER

Problem: DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, THE POP TOP COULD LOOSEN FROM ITS ANCHOR DUE TO WIND PRESSURE. IT COULD OPEN AND SEPARATE ENTIRELY FROM THE VEHICLE.Recall Details - 6/23/1981

1981 VW VANAGON Recall - LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Problem: SPRING, WHICH HOLDS THE LATCH ON THE FRONT DOOR LOCKS, MAY BREAK AND DOOR MAY OPEN UNEXPECTEDLY.Recall Details - 7/10/1984
1980 Recalls ↓

1980 VW VANAGON Recall - SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER BALL JOINT

Problem: THE BOLTS WHICH ATTACH EACH LEFT AND RIGHT SIDE FRONT BALL JOINT TO THE UPPER WISHBONE, MAY NOT HAVE BEEN SUFFICIENTLY TIGHTENED DURING ASSEMBLY. THIS COULD CAUSE THE BALL JOINT TO SEPARATE FROM THE WISHBONE.Recall Details - 12/27/1979

1980 VW VANAGON Recall - VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM

Problem: THE AUXILIARY HEATER"S EXHAUST PIPE IS MOUNTED IN A DOWNWARD POSITION TOWARD THE GROUND.Recall Details - 6/25/1980

1980 VW VANAGON Recall - EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:SLIDE-IN CAMPER

Problem: DURING VEHICLE OPERATION, THE POP TOP COULD LOOSEN FROM ITS ANCHOR DUE TO WIND PRESSURE. IT COULD OPEN AND SEPARATE ENTIRELY FROM THE VEHICLE.Recall Details - 6/23/1981
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