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Volkswagen Jetta Recall 04V096000

Volkswagen Recalls 1999-2002 Jettas Due to Malfunctioning Brake Light Switch

Recall Details

Volkswagen has recalled certain 1999-2002 Jettas because a brake light switch may malfunction. This can cause the brake lights to become inoperative or remain on. This recall has been superseded by 06V-183. Owners who have had a remedy performed under this recall should return to their dealer for the redesigned remedy.

Electrical & Lights, April 30, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
April 30, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
RQ03010
Potential Number of Units Affected
377,130
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
04V096000
Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH ON THESE VEHICLES MAY MALFUNCTION.
Consequence
IF THIS HAPPENS, THE BRAKE LIGHTS COULD BECOME INOPERATIVE, OR COME ON AND STAY ON, EVEN THOUGH THE VEHICLE IS PARKED.
Remedy
THIS RECALL HAS BEEN SUPERSEDED BY 06V-183. OWNERS WHO HAVE HAD A REMEDY PERFORMED UNDER THIS RECALL SHOULD RETURN TO THEIR DEALER FOR THE REDESIGNED REMEDY. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.
Notes
VWOA RECALL NO. WX.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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