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2016 Volkswagen Jetta recall 23R1

Volkswagen Recall 23R1: Loss Of Power Brakes Due To Camshaft Lobe Fracture

2016 Volkswagen Jetta

If the camshaft lobe shears off there would be a loss of brake assist, lengthening the distance needed to stop the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.

Service Brakes, Hydraulic — Power Assist — Vacuum
Engine And Engine Cooling — Engine

Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Jetta, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Passat, Golf and Golf SportWagen vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the camshaft lobe that drives the brake vacuum pump may shear off, resulting in a loss of brake assist.
Actions
Volkswagen dealer will update the engine control module (ECM) software. The recall began March 2016. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 23R1.
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Date Announced
OCT 26, 2015
Vehicles Affected
91,867
Volkswagen Recall #
23R1
NHTSA Campaign #
15V705000
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