Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Volkswagen recalls 2011-2015 Touareg Hybrid.

The Car Connection (2/15, Add, 171K) reports that Volkswagen issued a recall of its Touareg Hybrid crossovers 2011 to 2015. The article adds that according to the NHTSA, the batteries of those vehicles could cause a fire. The article explains that the “problem stems from a design flaw that prevents water from draining out of the rear hatch area, which is where the hybrid battery sits.”

        The Automotive Fleet (2/15, 62K) adds that according to the NHTSA, “If water collects in the hybrid battery tray, it may cause an electrical short in the high voltage battery.” 

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