VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 2017: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : PASSAT Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2017-01-12 - 2017-01-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V075000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-03-24 Date Received by ODI: 2017-02-08 Date Added to Database: 2017-02-09
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 47N3
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID
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.
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.