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Recall 17V137000

Tire Information Label Lists Improper Data

Recall Details

The tire information label has incorrect data listed on it that can lead to overloading of the vehicle. Dealers will install a corrected tire information label free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The tire information label which provides proper tire sizes, tire inflation pressures, and vehicle load weight capacities has incorrect information listed on it. By following this improper information, the vehicle could become unintentionally overloaded, resulting in an unsafe condition possibly leading to an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 2017. 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 dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Volkswagen recall number is 01B8.

Body, Interior & Misc., March 02, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 02, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
4,875
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V137000
Component
EQUIPMENT
Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Jetta vehicles. The affected vehicles have incorrect information on the tire information label, possibly causing the operator to overload the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."
Consequence
Overloading the vehicle may affect vehicle handling or result in tire damage, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers install a corrected tire information label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for the recall is 01B8
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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