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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 17V136000
Mfg's Report Date: MAR 01, 2017
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 797


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.

Dates of Manufacture:
AUG 16, 2016 to JAN 26, 2016

Manufacturer Recall Number:
01B9

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