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Volkswagen Beetle Recall 03V265000

Electrical & Lights, September 26, 2003

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 26, 2003
NHTSA Action Number
EA03002
Potential Number of Units Affected
295,136
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
03V265000
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BRAKE LAMP SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION.
Consequence
IF THIS HAPPENS, THE BRAKE LAMPS COULD BECOME INOPERATIVE; OR THE LAMPS COULD COME ON AND STAY ON, EVEN THOUGH THE VEHICLE IS PARKED.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE BRAKE LAMP SWITCHES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 26, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VWOA AT 1-800-822-8987.
Notes
VW RECALL NO. WT.CUSTOMERS CAN 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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