Volswagen Beetle Recall Information – VW Recalls and Problems

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Beetle Recall

NEWS: Volkswagen is recalling 2012-2013 Beetle vehicles

Campaign ID number: 12V540000 @

NOVEMBER 2012 — is recalling certain model 2012-2013 Beetle vehicles, from February 2012, August 2012, and equipped leather sport seats. If the front passenger seat wet, the occupant control may not properly detect the presence of a restraint installed in the seat. If the module does not detect a seat installed, the airbag not turn off.

If the airbag not turn off, in the event of a necessitating front airbag a child secured in the child may be at an increased risk for serious Volkswagen will notify and replace the control modules, of charge. The recall is expected to during January 2013.

‘s campaign recall is 69i9/W6. 12V-540


NEWS: Volkswagen is certain model year Beetle vehicles

NHTSA Campaign ID number: @ www.Safercar.Gov

JULY 2012 Volkswagen is recalling certain year 2012 Beetle Some vehicles may be equipped summer tires that to comply with federal vehicle safety standards 110 selection and rims and 139 new pneumatic for light vehicles. Improper may lead to the tires being and/or under-inflated, increasing the of a vehicle crash. Volkswagen notify owners, and replace the tires, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin in 2012. Volkswagen’s safety number is 44k8/w4. Customers may contact the national highway safety administration’s vehicle hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty or go to http://www.Safercar.Gov. 12V-331


JANUARY 2011 Volkswagen is recalling certain year 2010 New Beetle and New Convertible manufactured from 1, 2010, through September 22, for failing to comply with the test requirements of Federal Vehicles Safety Standards No. Occupant Crash Protection, went into effect on 1, 2010.

The vehicles do not meet with that went into on September 1, 2010, and therefore may not the protection attendant to those Dealers will offer to their vehicle with a vehicle that was produced to September 1, 2010, and thus with FMVSS 208 requirements in until August 31, 2010. The recall began on January 28, 11V-031

APRIL 2008 Volkswagen is recalling 76,900 MY New Beetle and MY 2003-2005 New Beetle equipped with an advanced air bag system. This system may air bag frontal crash sensors contain a solder joint on the board that may crack certain high temperature

If this occurs, the air bag indicator will illuminate and the fallback will ensure that the air bags always deploy in a crash in which the vehicle’s is high enough to activate the air bags. In low-severity frontal the front air bags may deploy forcefully than designed, the possibility of injury to out-of-position seat occupants.

Dealers will inspect vehicle to determine that the defect crash sensor is on one or both sides of the vehicle. All of the crash sensors will be free of charge. The recall is to begin on or before July 31,

This recall was the subject of a Evaluation, PE08-012, conducted by the of Defects Investigation. 08V178

2008 — Volkswagen is 510 MY 2008 New Beetle Special Triple White Sedan An incorrect adhesive may have used to attach the roof to the rear glass of the vehicle. If the adhesive was used, the spoiler become loose or fall the vehicle without warning, though initially the spoiler may secure.

If this happens, the could cause injury by persons outside the vehicle or become an obstacle to other possibly resulting in a crash. will replace the roof on these vehicles. The recall is to begin during February 08V036

NEWS: Volkswagen Recalls Triple White New Beetle

D.C.(edmunds.com) — Feb. 19, Volkswagen is recalling 510 units of the Special Edition Triple New Beetle because an incorrect may have been used to the roof spoiler to the rear

The National Highway Traffic Administration says the recall is to begin around February 29. The could become loose or from the vehicle without even though initially the may feel secure, said the agency in its recall summary of the

If this happens, the spoiler cause injury by striking outside the vehicle or could an obstacle to other drivers, resulting in a crash.

When the White was announced in March VW was anticipating a limited production of 3,000 vehicles.

NEWS: recalls nearly 800,000

February 26, 2007 – NEW (CNNMoney.com) — Around Volkswagen vehicles have recalled Monday because of brake lights, the National Traffic Safety Administration

The 790,000 vehicles include New Beetles, Golfs, GTIs and all in the United States.

The specific and models affected are:

Jetta sedans

2001-2005 wagons

1998-2007 New Beetle

New Beetle Convertibles

1999-2006 and GTIs

2004 R32

The malfunctioning lights and brake light could fail to come on or stuck on.

This recall on one announced by Europe’s No. 1 carmaker year, when 362,000 and New Beetles were recalled due to the defective part.

Volkswagen that dealers will be prepared to accept service to perform the repair at no charge, but the process isn’t scheduled to until April.

NHTSA did not say if any had been reported linked to the brake lights.

NEWS: VW 362,000 cars

May 26, 2006, — DETROIT – Volkswagen AG is recalling cars in the United States a brake light switch may according to U.S. safety

The models involved include the sedan from 1999-2002 years, Jetta III from model years and the New Beetle 1998-2002 model years, Highway Traffic Safety said on its Web site on Friday.

May 26, — Volkswagen AG will 362,000 Jettas and New Beetles for failures, the NHTSA said.

The recall covers 1999 2002 Jettas and 1998 2002 New Beetles, the agency A brake-light switch may not have properly installed during recalls in 2003 and 2004, and the either don’t work or on all the time.


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