2017 Volkswagen BEETLE Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Componen Recall

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2017 Volkswagen BEETLE Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Componen Recall

 NHTSA Recall #179769
NHTSA Compaign #20E064000
MFG Compaign #
 ManufacturerTenneco Automotive
 Model Year2017
 Date of notification30/10/20
 Begin date of manufacuring02/03/24
 End date of manufacturing02/03/24
Type of recallE
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received23/09/20
 Report created08/09/20
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units38
 Defect summaryTenneco automotive (tenneco) is recalling certain beck/arnley master cylinders, part number 072-9831, sold as aftermarket or replacement parts for 2004-2018 volkswagen jetta, and 2012-2019 volkswagen beetle vehicles. The fluid seal crimp on the master cylinder may be insufficient, causing brake fluid to leak or the cylinder to come apart.
 Consequence summaryIf there is a brake fluid leak, it can reduce braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.
 Corrective actionBeck/arnley will notify the distributors that sold the master cylinders and will work with the distributors to notify the end users. Affected master cylinders will be exchanged for a new master cylinder (part number 072-9990), free of charge. The recall began october 30, 2020. Owners may contact tenneco customer service at 1-800-625-9319.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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