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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 13V568000
Mfg's Report Date: NOV 13, 2013
Component: POWER TRAIN
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3837


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Jetta Hybrid vehicles manufactured October 2012 through October 2013 and equipped with a DQ-200 direct-shift gearbox. Due to gearbox fluid additives, the control module within the gearbox may corrode. The deposits from this corrosion may cause an electrical short and result in a stall-like condition.

Consequence:
This sudden loss of power while driving increases the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the gearbox oil with a non-corrosive version, free of charge. The recall began on December 6, 2013. Owners may contact Volkswagen at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's recall number is 34F6/4V.

Dates of Manufacture:
SEP 30, 2012 to OCT 30, 2013

Manufacturer Recall Number:
34F6/4V

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