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Recall 17V352000

Vehicle Identification Number Marked On Body Does Not Match Identification Plate Near The Windsh

Recall Details

The vehicle identification number does not match in all places listed on the vehicle. The affected vehicles were replaced by Volkswagen to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The vehicle identification number, which is noted on multiple vehicle labels, may differ on the body verses by the windshield. This would not allow for proper vehicle certification for sale.

What Should You Do?

The two affected vehicles were replaced, free of charge, as of June 2, 2017.

Body, Interior & Misc., May 31, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 31, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
2
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V352000
Component
EQUIPMENT
Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Jetta vehicles. The affected vehicles have Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) markings on the body that do not match the VIN plate near the windshield. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
Consequence
The mismatched VINs make the vehicle noncompliant with regulatory requirements.
Remedy
Volkswagen has notified owners and has replaced the vehicles, free of charge. The recall began on June 2, 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 06A8.
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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