Volkswagen AG recalled 300,000 of its Passat sedans
worldwide Friday to fix a string of faults, including brake
Owners of the cars, built in 2005 and the first half of 2006,
risk windshield wiper failure; diesel-powered models can also
develop a fuel leak; and a 200-horsepower model can develop brake
Volkswagen ruled out the danger of total brake failure.
It said fixing the problems takes about an hour per vehicle. It
didn't say how much the recall will cost the company.