Recalls for 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls


Recall Number: 14E007000

Recall Date: 03/07/2014

Problem Summary: THE GATES CORPORATION (GATES) IS RECALLING CERTAIN AFTERMARKET TRU-FLOW WATER PUMPS, PART NUMBER TFW 41127, MANUFACTURED AUGUST 2013 THROUGH OCTOBER 2013 THAT HAVE A SILVER-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, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: GATES WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WATER PUMP, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON MAY 5, 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE GATES CORPORATION AT 1-303-744-1911.

Recall Number: 13V568000

Recall Date: 11/14/2013

Problem Summary: VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC (VOLKSWAGEN) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013-2014 JETTA HYBRID VEHICLES MANUFACTURED OCTOBER 2012 THROUGH OCTOBER 2013 AND EQUIPPED WITH A DQ-200 DIRECT-SHIFT GEARBOX. DUE TO GEARBOX FLUID ADDITIVES, THE CONTROL MODULE WITHIN THE GEARBOX MAY CORRODE. THE DEPOSITS FROM THIS CORROSION MAY CAUSE AN ELECTRICAL SHORT AND RESULT IN A STALL-LIKE CONDITION.

Consequence: THIS SUDDEN LOSS OF POWER WHILE DRIVING INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: VOLKSWAGEN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE GEARBOX OIL WITH A NON-CORROSIVE VERSION, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 6, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-893-5298. VOLKSWAGEN'S RECALL NUMBER IS 34F6/4V.

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