Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 46,700 model year 2011-2016 Touaregs.
The brake pedal pivot pin may be missing a circlip, allowing the pivot pin to move and the brake pedal to dislodge.
If the brake pedal dislodges, the driver may not be able to apply the brakes, increasing the risk of a crash.
What to do
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake pedal assembly to verify the presence of the circlip and install any missing circlips, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 46G4.