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Recall 19V679000

Vehicles Do Not Meet All Applicable Regulatory Requirements

Recall Details

The vehicle may have had modifications performed that prevent it from meeting all applicable regulatory requirements. Volkswagen will repurchase all affected vehicles free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

For affected vehicles, the vehicle may have had modifications performed that would prevent the vehicle from meeting all applicable regulatory requirements. This increases risk of a crash.

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 November, 2019. 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 designation is 01D7 / 01D8.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., September 25, 2019

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
September 25, 2019
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
113
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
19V679000
Component
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Volkswagen Passat, 2018 Tiguan LWB, 2007-2009 Jetta Sedan, 2011-2013, 2015 and 2019 Jetta, 2013 Jetta Hybrid, 2008-2009 Jetta Sportwagen, 2015 Golf Sportwagen, 2013 Golf, 2008-2010 and 2012-2013 Beetle and Beetle Convertible, 2008-2010 Beetle, and Beetle Convertible vehicles. Modifications made while the vehicles were in an internal evaluation period may cause the affected vehicles to not comply with all of the applicable regulatory requirements.
Consequence
If the vehicles do not meet all regulatory requirements, there could be an increased risk of a crash, fire, or injury.
Remedy
Volkswagen will notify owners and repurchase the affected vehicles. The recall is expected to begin on November 22, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 01D7/01D8. Note: This recall is an expansion of NHTSA recall number 18V-329.
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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