2006 Volkswagen Rabbit

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2006 Volkswagen Rabbit
Available in 2 styles:  2006 Volkswagen Rabbit 2dr Hatchback shown
Asking Price Range
$5,285–$11,633
Estimated MPG

22 city / 30 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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Rabbit

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Recall number: 07V442000
Recall date: 09/24/2007

Problem Summary:

CERTAIN VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." SOME VEHICLES MAY NOT HAVE HAD A REQUIRED CAP INSTALLED WHICH DISABLES THE HEADLIGHT HORIZONTAL AIM AND SOME VEHICLES MAY CONTAIN A CAP THAT DISABLES THE VERTICAL AIMING SCREW.

Consequence:

NONCOMPLIANCE CAN INHIBIT PROPER HEADLAMP AIM ADJUSTMENT FOR ROADWAY ILLUMINATION, IMPROPERLY AIMED HEADLAMPS COULD CAUSE REDUCED ROAD VISIBILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT FOR THE PRESENCE OF A CAP IN THE SOCKET OF THE LOW BEAM HORIZONTAL AIMING SCREW AND INSTALL ONE IF MISSING, AND INSPECT FOR THE PRESENCE OF A CAP IN THE SOCKET OF THE VERTICAL AIMING SCREW AND IF PRESENT, THE CAP WILL BE REMOVED. THE RECALL WILL BEGIN ON OCTOBER 31, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VW AT 1-800-822-8987.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 10/31/2007.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 10/31/2005 and 09/27/2007.


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