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Volkswagen ID.4 Instrument Panel Recall Alert (2024)

Volkswagen ID.4 Instrument Panel Recall 2024

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. has recently announced a recall for certain 2021-2023 Volkswagen ID.4 vehicles due to a critical issue with the instrument panel display. This recall affects nearly 80,000 units and addresses a software malfunction that can lead to the loss of crucial information such as speedometer readings and rearview camera images.

Understanding the details of this recall is vital for owners of the affected models to ensure their vehicle’s safety and compliance with federal safety standards. Vehicle owners should be aware of the specifics of the recall, the models impacted, the safety risks involved, and the steps to take to address this VW ID 4 issue.

What Are the Volkswagen ID.4 Issues Causing the Recall?

On May 15, 2024, Volkswagen issued a recall for certain 2021-2023 Volkswagen ID.4 vehicles due to a critical instrument panel display defect. This major 2024 Volkswagen recall affects approximately 79,953 units and stems from a software malfunction that causes the instrument panel and center displays to fail to boot or reset sporadically. This 2021-2023 ID.4 issue can result in the loss of essential information such as the speedometer readings and rearview camera images, posing significant safety risks.

Which Models Are Affected by the Volkswagen ID.4 Software Update Recall?

The VW recall specifically targets ID.4 models manufactured between March 6, 2020, and November 2, 2023. Vehicles equipped with software versions prior to the introduction of certain bug fixes and robustness improvements are susceptible to this Volkswagen electrical issue. The affected Volkswagen ID.4 models include the MYs 2021 through 2023, covering a range of VIN numbers from WVGDMPE25MP000464 to 1V2JNPE80PC049686:

  • 2021 Volkswagen ID.4
  • 2022 Volkswagen ID.4
  • 2023 Volkswagen ID.4
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How Do The Volkswagen ID 4 Problems Affect Safety and Performance?

The malfunctioning dashboard displays can have serious implications for the safety and performance of the 2021 – 2023 Volkswagen ID.4. If the instrument panel display fails to boot or resets, drivers may be unable to view crucial information such as vehicle speed, which is essential for safe driving. Additionally, the loss of the rearview camera image increases the risk of collisions, particularly when reversing. These VW ID4 problems result in non-compliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 101 (Control and Displays) and 111 (Rear Visibility), thereby compromising the vehicle’s overall safety.

What Should Owners of Recalled Volkswagen ID.4 Models Do Next?

Owners of the affected Volkswagen ID4 models should take immediate action to address this recall. Volkswagen will provide an ID 4 software update free of charge to remedy the defect. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed by July 12, 2024. Owners are advised to contact their nearest VW dealer to schedule a service appointment for the Volkswagen software update. For further assistance, owners can contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236.

For more detailed information, you can access the official recall documents provided by the NHTSA:

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