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Report Date :

February 24, 2007 at 12:35 PM

SEARCH TYPE :

VEHICLE

Make :

VOLKSWAGEN

Model :

R32

Make : VOLKSWAGEN

Model : R32

Year : 2004

Manufacturer : VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC

 

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V063000

Recall Date : FEB 15, 2007

Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 790000

Summary:
 ON CERTAIN PASSENGER, WAGON, AND CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH OR WITHOUT CRUISE CONTROL, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH MAY MALFUNCTION IF IT WAS INSTALLED INCORRECTLY.

Consequence:
 THE BRAKE LIGHTS COULD BECOME INOPERATIVE, OR REMAIN ON. FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE PROPER SIGNAL WHEN BRAKING COULD LEAD TO A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE NEWLY DESIGNED BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE APRIL 27, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VW AT 1-800-822-8987.

Notes:
 VOLKSWAGEN RECALL NO. N4. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.