Recalls & Defects For 2017 Volkswagen Jetta

Vehicle Report: 2017 Volkswagen Jetta

Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: Engine and Engine Cooling:engine

Report Receipt Date: 02/03/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v070000

Summary
Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 jetta vehicles equipped with a 1.4l engine. these vehicles have an engine that may seize due to an improper casting of the block.

Consequence
If the engine seizes, the wheels may suddenly lock up, causing a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Volkswagen will either buy back the vehicle or replace the engine block, free of charge. the recall began february 2017. owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. volkswagen's number for this recall is 10f4.

Notes
Owners 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.


Recall Subject: Equipment:other:labels

Report Receipt Date: 03/02/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v137000

Summary
Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 jetta 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."

Consequence
Overloading the vehicle may affect vehicle handling or result in tire damage, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers 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 01b8

Notes
Owners 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.


Recall Subject: Visibility:power Window Devices and Controls

Report Receipt Date: 08/24/2016
NHTSA Campaign: 16v617000

Summary
Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2017 ford escape titanium and se vehicles manufactured october 5, 2015, to may 12, 2016. the settings for the closing-force of the power-operated windows may allow the windows to close on an object such as a body part and injure it before the windows auto-reverse. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 118, "power-operated window systems."

Consequence
If a window closes on a body part, it can increase the risk of injury.

Remedy
Ford has notified owners, and dealers will update the power window operating system software, free of charge. the recall began on september 6, 2016. owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. ford's number for this recall is 16c12.

Notes
Owners 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.


Recall Subject: Equipment:other:labels

Report Receipt Date: 05/31/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v352000

Summary
Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 jetta vehicles. the affected vehicles have vehicle identification number (vin) markings on the body that do not match the vin plate near the windshield. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 cfr part 567, "certification."

Consequence
The mismatched vins make the vehicle noncompliant with regulatory requirements.

Remedy
Volkswagen has notified owners and has replaced the vehicles, free of charge. the recall began on july 7, 2017. owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. volkswagen's number for this recall is 06a8.

Notes
Owners 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.


Recall Subject: Equipment:other:labels

Report Receipt Date: 03/02/2017
NHTSA Campaign: 17v136000

Summary
Volkswagen 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."

Consequence
Overloading the vehicle may affect vehicle handling or result in tire damage, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Volkswagen 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.

Notes
Owners 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.


Recall Subject: Steering:column Locking:anti-Theft Device

Report Receipt Date: 08/22/2019
NHTSA Campaign: 19v615000

Summary
Volkswagen 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
Removing 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.

Remedy
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional switch and circuit board, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin october 11, 2019. owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. volkswagen's number for this recall is 37m2.

Notes
Owners 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.



Please call the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236) to report safety defects or to obtain information on cars, trucks, child seats, and highway or traffic safety. We do not review, validate, or edit the information provided by the NHTSA.