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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 17V075000
Mfg's Report Date: FEB 07, 2017
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1007


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Passat vehicles. Brake fluid may leak slowly from the some of the brake line connections, resulting in a low brake fluid level.

Consequence:
A low brake fluid level may lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected brake lines, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 47N3.

Dates of Manufacture:
JAN 11, 2017 to JAN 29, 2017

Manufacturer Recall Number:
47N3

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