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Engine And Engine Cooling — Exhaust System

Summary
Volkswagen is recalling certain stainless steel exhaust tips, part number 1K0 071 910 U, sold as accessory equipment for use on model year 2011-2012 Jetta sedan vehicles manufactured from March 18, 2010, through August 22, 2011. These exhaust tips may extend beyond the original length of the factory-installed exhaust pipes. It is possible for inadvertent contact to occur with a person's leg.
Actions
Dealers will inspect and replace the stainless steel exhaust tips as necessary free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during November 2011. Owners may contact Volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987.
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Date Announced
SEP 08, 2011
Vehicles Affected
99,322
Volkswagen Recall #
26G8/V4
NHTSA Campaign #
11E036000
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