2019 Volkswagen Arteon: Recall Alert

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 730 model-year 2019 Volkswagen Arteon sedans

The Problem: The electronic brake booster pressure input rod may be installed incorrectly, possibly causing an increased actuating force or a disconnected input rod that affects braking, increasing the risk of a crash.

The Fix: Depending on the results of the inspection, dealers will inspect and correct the mounting of the pressure rod, or replace the electronic brake booster and mounting of the pressure rod for free.

What Owners Should Do: VW will begin notifying owners May 5. Owners can call the automaker at 800-893-5298, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Service & Repair to find your local dealer. To check for other recalls, and to schedule a free recall repair at your local dealership, click here: Volkswagen Arteon

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