VW Golf GTI & R recall: touch operation is highly sensitive

Volkswagen recalls 2,238 Golf in the United States. Problem: Sunroof touch operation.


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and automaker Volkswagen have launched a recall. For 2,238 Golf GTIs and Rs as of 2022, the touch-sensitive button to operate the sunroof can be very sensitive. Problem: Passengers can inadvertently operate the control panel, which in turn no longer conforms to US Federal Motor Vehicle Standard 118.


These models are affected by recall:

  • Volkswagen Golf GTI From production period December 14, 2021 to May 6, 2022 (1,715 vehicles)
  • Volkswagen Golf R A8 From production period December 8, 2021 to April 25, 2022 (523 vehicles)

Volkswagen will replace the affected parts with parts that have a capacitive parameter that meets the test criteria. NHTSA conducts the summons at 22V-546. There is currently no recall in Germany.


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Volkswagen has to make improvements to 2,238 Golfs in the USA. On some vehicles, the touch-sensitive sunroof switch may be very sensitive.

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