VOLKSWAGEN GOLF 2010: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : GOLF Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2009-10-21 - 2009-11-11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V913000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-02-14 Date Received by ODI: 2016-12-20 Date Added to Database: 2016-12-20
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 45F2/45F5
Component: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 135683
Summary:
      Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Volkswagen Jetta A5 Sedan, 2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, Eos, GTI, Rabbit and Audi A3 vehicles, and 2010 Volkswagen Golf A6 vehicles. The Antilock Brake System "ABS" control unit may fail during ABS or Electronic Stability Control "ESC" activation, possibly causing a loss of vehicle control.
Consequence:
      A loss of vehicle control can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will update the ABS control module software to improve the module's self-testing abilities. Any module that fails the new diagnostic test will be replaced. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall began February 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.