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Recall 04V096000

Volkswagen Recalls 1999-2002 Jettas Due to Malfunctioning Brake Light Switch

Electrical & Lights, April 30, 2004
Affected Cars

Volkswagen

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Summary:

Volkswagen has recalled certain 1999-2002 Jettas because a brake light switch may malfunction. This can cause the brake lights to become inoperative or remain on. This recall has been superseded by 06V-183. Owners who have had a remedy performed under this recall should return to their dealer for the redesigned remedy.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: April 30, 2004

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 04V096000

NHTSA Action Number: RQ03010

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Potential Number of Units Affected: 377,130

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH ON THESE VEHICLES MAY MALFUNCTION.

Consequence: IF THIS HAPPENS, THE BRAKE LIGHTS COULD BECOME INOPERATIVE, OR COME ON AND STAY ON, EVEN THOUGH THE VEHICLE IS PARKED.

Remedy: THIS RECALL HAS BEEN SUPERSEDED BY 06V-183. OWNERS WHO HAVE HAD A REMEDY PERFORMED UNDER THIS RECALL SHOULD RETURN TO THEIR DEALER FOR THE REDESIGNED REMEDY. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

Notes: VWOA RECALL NO. WX.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION¿S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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