Volkswagen is recalling nearly 100,000 Passat diesel sedans, model years 2012-2014, due to insufficient cable insulation, which could cause short circuits. In some cases, underbody fires can result.
According to cars.com,
Volkswagen did not immediately announce an owner-notification schedule. Owners can call the automaker at 800-893-5298, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov for more info.