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The brake lights could become inoperative, or remain on. Failure to provide the proper signal when braking could lead to a crash without warning.

Exterior Lighting — Brake Lights — Switch

Summary
On certain passenger vehicles equipped with automatic or manual transmissions and cruise controls, a brake light switch on these vehicles may malfunction if it was installed incorrectly during safety recalls 03V-265 or 04V-096.
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Dealers will install the newly designed brake light switch free of charge. The recall began on November 27, 2006. Vehicles within the make, model, and model year of this population may be involved in either this recall or 06V-183, but not both. The remedy is the same for each recall. Volkswagen dealers will apply the remedy based on the VIN number of the vehicle. Owners may contact VW at 1-800-822-8987.
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Date Announced
MAY 24, 2006
Vehicles Affected
646,246
Volkswagen Recall #
N4
NHTSA Campaign #
06V183000
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