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Recall 02V031000

Recall 02V031000

Brakes, March 08, 2002

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 08, 2002
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
55,000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
02V031000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK
Summary
ON SOME PASSENGER VEHICLES, SHORT CIRCUITS CAN OCCUR WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT OF THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS).
Consequence
THIS CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS CONTROL UNIT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 8, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.
Notify
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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