VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE 2017: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : BEETLE Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-08-17 - 2016-01-27
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V136000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-03-30 Date Received by ODI: 2017-03-02 Date Added to Database: 2017-03-06
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 01B9
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.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 110
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.