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Recall 14V658000

Sunroof

Recall Details

When driving over a rough road or striking a pothole the sunroof glass can break. This would be a distraction to the driver, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replaced the sunroof in affected vehicles to correct this concern.

Our Quick Take

The glass sunroof may break while driving.

What Should You Do?

Volkswagen will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning December 19, 2014. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Volkswagen recall number is 60B9.

Body, Interior & Misc., October 20, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
October 20, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
7,062
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V658000
Component
VISIBILITY
Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Beetle vehicles manufactured June 13, 2013, to July 3, 2014. The glass sunroofs in the affected vehicles may break when the vehicles are operated over a hard road surface or strike a pothole.
Consequence
Vehicle occupants could be injured by falling glass. A sunroof break during vehicle operation also increases the risk of driver distraction and a resulting vehicle crash.
Remedy
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the sunroof, free of charge. VW intends start its recall camapign on or about December 19, 2014. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 60B9.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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