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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 14V670000
Mfg's Report Date: OCT 23, 2014
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 393


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2015 Volkswagen Jetta and Passat vehicles manufactured September 23, 2014, to October 9, 2014, and equipped with manual front seatback recliners. In the affected vehicles, the seatback recliner retaining bracket may not engage correctly, resulting in unexpected movement of the seatback.

Consequence:
Unexpected movement of the driver's seatback may distract the driver, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the assembly of the seatback recliner retaining bracket, correcting it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began in October 2014. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 72F1.

Dates of Manufacture:
SEP 29, 2014 to SEP 30, 2014

Manufacturer Recall Number:
72F1

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