2017 Volkswagen BEETLE Steering Column Locking Anti-theft Device Recall

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2017 Volkswagen BEETLE Steering Column Locking Anti-theft Device Recall

 NHTSA Recall #153229
NHTSA Compaign #19V615000
MFG Compaign #37M2
 ManufacturerVolkswagen Group of America, Inc.
 Model Year2017
 Date of notification19/11/19
 Begin date of manufacuring15/07/16
 End date of manufacturing04/06/19
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received22/08/19
 Report created22/08/19
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number114
Estimated number of affected units679027
 Defect summaryVolkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015-2019 gti, 2015-2016 and 2018-2019 golf, 2012-2019 beetle and beetle convertible, 2017-2019 golf sportwagen and 2011-2018 jetta vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission, manual handbrake and keyless entry. A build-up of silicate on the shift lever micro switch contacts may enable the key to be removed from the ignition when the transmission shift lever is not in "park."
 Consequence summaryRemoving the key while the shift lever is in a position other than "park" increases the risk of an unintended vehicle rollaway that may result in personal injury or a crash.
 Corrective actionVolkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional switch and circuit board, free of charge. The recall began november 19, 2019. Owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 37m2.
 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.
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  • 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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