Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Volkswagen Sedans, Hatchbacks, Convertibles and Wagons

2016 Volkswagen Jetta;

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 92,000 model-year 2015-16 Volkswagen Jetta sedans, Beetle hatchbacks, Beetle convertibles, Passat sedans, Golf and Golf GTI hatchbacks, and Golf SportWagen wagons

The Problem: The camshaft lobe that drives the brake vacuum pump may shear off, resulting in a loss of brake assist, lengthening the distance needed to stop the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.

The Fix: Dealers will make the necessary repairs for free once the automaker has determined a remedy.

What Owners Should Do: Volkswagen will send owners an interim notification by Dec. 22 and a second notification when the remedy plan has been finalized, likely in March 2016. Owners can call the automaker at 800-822-8987, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or go to for more info.

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