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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 14V790000
Mfg's Report Date: DEC 14, 2014
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 25007


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2015 Jetta vehicles manufactured July 11, 2014, to November 13, 2014. Due to incorrect software within the headlight control module, the low beam headlights may turn off when high beam lights are turned on. As a result, the light output from the headlights may be insufficient. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108. "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Consequence:
Insufficient headlight output may increase the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will update the headlight control module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2015. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 57F6.

Dates of Manufacture:
JUL 10, 2014 to NOV 12, 2014

Manufacturer Recall Number:
57F6

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