2017 Volkswagen Beetle Recall Information

Component

EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Manufacturer

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Mfr Report Date20160817
NHTSA Campaign ID17V136000
SummaryVolkswagen 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.'
ConsequenceOverloading the vehicle may affect vehicle handling or result in tire damage, increasing the risk of a crash.
RemedyVolkswagen 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.
NotesOwners 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.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated December 2018

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