VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 2001: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : JETTA Year : 2001
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14E007000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-05-01 Date Received by ODI: 2014-03-07 Date Added to Database: 2014-03-12
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 50
Summary:
      The Gates Corporation "Gates" is recalling certain aftermarket Tru-Flow Water Pumps, part number TFW 41127, sold at certain NAPA Auto Parts and/or installed by automotive service technicians after November 1, 2013 "and manufactured August 2013 through October 2013" that have a black-colored pulley/sprocket or do not have 'US9377' stamped on the water pump housing. These service replacement parts were sold for use in model year 1999-2005 Audi A4, 2000-2006 Audi TT, 1998-2005 Volkswagen Beetle, 1999-2006 Golf, 1999-2008 and 2011-2013 Volkswagen Jetta, and 2000-2005 Volkswagen Passat. In the affected water pumps, the pulley or sprocket that turns the timing belt may develop microfractures causing the timing belt to fail.
Consequence:
      A failure of the timing belt may cause the engine to shut down, potentially increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy:
      Gates will notify owners, and dealers will replace the water pump, free of charge. The recall began during May 2014. Owners may contact The Gates Corporation at 1-303-744-1911.
Report Initiator: MFR E 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.