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Most Recent Volkswagen Recall

On May 31, 2017, Volkswagen recalled 2 Volkswagen Jetta. 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."
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Volkswagen Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 31, 2017

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.

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

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 11, 2017

The right side axle boot may develop a leak of the grease that it conceals due to the vehicle's under body heat shield not being lengthy enough to protect it. This can cause a fire hazard if the grease contacts a hot surface under the vehicle.

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 28, 2017

The front seat headrests may cause the vehicle occupants heads to be inadequately restrained in an accident. This would increase risk of occupant injury. 

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 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 72G5.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 8, 2017

The flange that the fuel filter mount to may crack and cause fuel to leak out. This would cause a fire hazard.

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in May, 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 2, 2017

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.

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.