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2011 Volkswagen Jetta Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 6 official 2011 Volkswagen Jetta recalls. Find out if your 2011 Volkswagen Jetta needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 10, 2016

The inflator that deploys the driver's frontal air bag in the event of an accident may rupture and spray metal fragments onto vehicle occupants. This can increase risk of serious injury or death.

Recalls on your Volkswagen or Audi must be performed by the respective Volkswagen or Audi dealership. Volkswagen will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Volkswagen or Audi dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 4, 2015

The driver's side air bag may not be powered and as a result may not function as designed in an accident. This can cause increased risk of driver injury.

Volkswagen will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timeline of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 20, 2014

A component of the rear suspension could break unexpectedly, resulting in loss of vehicle control.

Volkswagen will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning November 2014. A second notice will be sent when remedy parts become available. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your Volkswagen dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 8, 2011

The add on accessory stainless steel exhaust tip as designed sticks out too far past the vehicle, and as a result could injure a person walking by the vehicle inadvertently. 

Recalls on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen notified owners of affected vehicles in 2011. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Volkswagen dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 7, 2011

The exhaust tailpipe may extend past the rear bumper. A burn could result from inadvertent contact.

Volkswagen will notify owners of affected vehicles during November, 2011. If your tailpipe appears to be too long, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 25, 2011

The engine, lights, and wipers could lose power while driving. This can cause engine stalling and/or the lights or wipers to shut off without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this as a high priority recall. The engine, lights, and wipers could turn off without warning. Please contact your Volkswagen dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you as to what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.