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Warning Icon Recall 17V136000 (02/03/2017)


This 17V136000 recall from the NHTSA was published by the safety ratings agency on 02/03/2017.

It concerns parts manufactured by Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. that are classed as: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS.

Recall Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Beetle and Jetta GLI vehicles. The affected vehicles have incorrect information on the tire information label, possibly causing the operator to overload the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Consequence

Overloading the vehicle may affect vehicle handling or result in tire damage, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected tire information label, free of charge. The recall began March 30, 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for the recall is 01B9.

Notes

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.