2013 Volkswagen JETTA Seats Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2013 Volkswagen JETTA Seats Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1679080
 Internal NHTSA #11342703
 ManufacurerVolkswagen Group of America, Inc.
 BrandVOLKSWAGEN
 ModelJETTA
 Model Year2013
 File date14/07/20
 ComponentSEATS
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemBoth front bucket seats ' backrests are tilted inwards. On the driver's seat this causes unbeknownst to the driver to tilt his neck slightly outwards to correct the inwards tilting and produces a long term neck pain effect of which he is unaware of its source . If you put a string around the back rest and slide it down from top to bottom and you can clearly measure the difference in depth distance between the cord on both vertical ends of the backrest as you slide it down. I did the test recently in front of a vw technician and he agreed with me that the backrest was tilted inwards. I first reported this issue to volkswagen of america when the car was still under full warranty in september 2016 when i just bought it with 24,000 miles. At that time they said they depended on the dealers mechanics opinion. But the techs once confronted prefered not to analyze evidence that was unfamiliar and potentially compromising. I went back to volkswagen of america recently with a full confirmation of the problem. I told them that after a hundred thousand miles of using back rest cushions and a stiff neck pain to show i was absolutely sure that there was clear reason to recall and replace at least the driver's seat . Furthermore during the pandemia i stopped driving the car for about 4 months and the neck pain faded mostly away . At this moment a supervisor from volkswagen of america called me back and said rudely they were not going to do anything because the car was now out of warranty and they would only replace the seat if they were mandated by a recall. So here i am... Pursuing a solution to a hidden-hard to diagnose problem that i believe not only affects my car generation but other models of volkswagen manufacturing.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure24000
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateMIAMI, FL
VIN pattern 3VWDP7AJ8DMXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase29/06/22
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders
Drive train type
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed0
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's city
 Dealer's state code
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • 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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