VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 2015: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
|Make : VOLKSWAGEN||Model : PASSAT||Year : 2015|
|Build Dates : 2015-05-18 - 2015-05-21|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V373000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2015-06-11||Date Received by ODI: 2015-06-15||Date Added to Database: 2015-06-15|
|Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 47M3|
|Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 62|
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain model year 2015 Passat vehicles manufactured May 18, 2015, to May 21, 2015. The affected vehicles have a brake line at the left rear wheel area that may not have been properly tightened.
If the brake line was not properly tightened, it may leak brake fluid, causing a reduction in braking performance, lengthening the distance needed to stop the vehicle and increasing the risk of crash.
Volkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will tighten the brake line fitting, free of charge. The recall began on June 11, 2015. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 47M3.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.