Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2002 Volkswagen GTI brakes problems

brakes problem

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2002 Volkswagen GTI Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 112006

GTI 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


I own a 2002 jetta VR6 and my brake light switch has gone out. I have read the latest recall number 06V183000, however, Volkswagen wanted to charge me for the repair stating my car was not found to have any recalls on it. My brake lights went out while driving and I did not know it. Someone almost ran into the back of my car.

- Hephzibah, GA, USA

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