Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 5,561 model year 2015-2016 e-Golf vehicles manufactured May 21, 2014, to March 1, 2016.
Oversensitive diagnostics for the high-voltage battery management system may falsely detect an electrical surge resulting in the vehicle's electric drive motor shutting down unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a crash.
What to do
Volkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will update the battery management software, free of charge. The recall began March 15, 2016.
Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 93B4.