VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 2017: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : JETTA Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-11-25 - 2016-11-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V070000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-02-16 Date Received by ODI: 2017-02-03 Date Added to Database: 2017-02-06
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 10F4
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2
Summary:
      Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain 2017 Jetta vehicles equipped with a 1.4L engine. These vehicles have an engine that may seize due to an improper casting of the block.
Consequence:
      If the engine seizes, the wheels may suddenly lock up, causing a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Volkswagen will either buy back the vehicle or replace the engine block, free of charge. The recall began February 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 10F4.
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.