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Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Problem Summary: VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA (VOLKSWAGEN) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012-2013 PASSAT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED JANUARY 2011 THROUGH NOVEMBER 2012. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE LOW BEAM HEADLIGHT BULB MAY BECOME LOOSE AND LOSE ELECTRICAL CONTACT.
Consequence: A LOSS OF LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS MAY REDUCE THE DRIVER'S VISIBILITY AND INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
What Owners Should Do: VOLKSWAGEN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BULB HOLDER, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN MAY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987. VOLKSWAGENS RECALL NUMBER ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CAMPAIGN IS 94G8/7V.
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