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Four vehicles were sold with accessory wheels and tires that were not equipped with the proper tire pressure monitor sensors. The low tire warning message will not function as designed, increasing the risk of tire failure due to under inflated tires.
For owners who have been notified their vehicle is involved, this should be considered a high priority recall. The vehicle could catch fire without warning. Please contact your Volkswagen dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
Four vehicles were equipped with accessory wheels that do not have the proper tire pressure sensors. Drivers will not receive a warning when one or more tires are under inflated, increasing the risk of tire failure. Dealers will replace the affected tire pressure sensors. As of June 1, 2011, all owners of affected vehicles have been notified. The Volkswagen recall number is 44J4/X0.