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2017 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE

Report Date:
March 02, 2017
Campaign Number:
17V136000
Component:
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

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

Corrective Summary:
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.