Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2023 Volkswagen ID.4
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 1,042
Report Date: December 29, 2022
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2023 ID4 rear-wheel drive vehicles. The 12-Volt battery charging cable may contact the steering column shaft and cause the cable insulation to wear, possibly resulting in a short circuit. A short circuit may cause a loss of drive power, increasing the risk of a crash. A short circuit also increases the risk of a vehicle fire.
Solution: Owners are advised to park outside and away from structures until the remedy has been completed. Dealers will inspect the 12-Volt battery charging cable and repair or replace it, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed February 27, 2023.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen’s customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 97HA.

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