Volkswagen e-Golf Recalled over Engine Stalling

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Volkswagen e-Golf Recalled over Engine Stalling

Volkswagen is calling back about 5,561 units of its all-electric Golf to fix an issue which can cause an engine stall. 

In the affected units, an electrical surge may falsely be detected by oversensitive diagnostics, causing the electric motor to unexpectedly shut down. No accidents or injuries have been reported as a result of this issue.

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Volkswagen will update the battery management software to fix the problem. The recall began on March 15, 2016 and it will be free of charge to the customer. Those looking for more info can contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.

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  • EVil

    Of course the engine is stalling – there isn’t one in the car to begin with! Now that electric motor on the other hand…