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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 15V705000
Mfg's Report Date: OCT 25, 2015
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 91867


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Jetta, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Passat, Golf and Golf SportWagen vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the camshaft lobe that drives the brake vacuum pump may shear off, resulting in a loss of brake assist.

Consequence:
If the camshaft lobe shears off there would be a loss of brake assist, lengthening the distance needed to stop the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Volkswagen dealer will update the engine control module (ECM) software. The recall began March 2016. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 23R1.

Dates of Manufacture:
MAR 17, 2015 to JUN 23, 2015

Manufacturer Recall Number:
23R1

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