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2002 VW JETTA Recall - Campaign #04V096000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2002 VW JETTA RECALL - #04V096000

RECALL FOR EXTERIOR LIGHTING : BRAKE LIGHTS : SWITCH

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH ON THESE VEHICLES MAY MALFUNCTION.

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Vehicle 2002 VW JETTA
Manufacturer VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC
Manufactured between 5/1/1998 - 11/30/2001
Recalled on 3/1/2004
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 4/30/2004
# Affected 377,130
Recalled for EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
 
Description ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH ON THESE VEHICLES MAY MALFUNCTION.
Consequences IF THIS HAPPENS, THE BRAKE LIGHTS COULD BECOME INOPERATIVE, OR COME ON AND STAY ON, EVEN THOUGH THE VEHICLE IS PARKED.
Corrective action THIS RECALL HAS BEEN SUPERCEDED BY 06V-183. OWNERS WHO HAVE HAD A REMEDY PERFORMED UNDER THIS RECALL SHOULD RETURN TO THEIR DEALER FOR THE REDESIGNED REMEDY. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.
Notes VWOA RECALL NO. WX.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
See also 2002 VW JETTA Recall for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, ANTILOCK

2002 VW JETTA Recall for EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS, SWITCH

2002 VW JETTA Recall for EXTERIOR LIGHTING, BRAKE LIGHTS, SWITCH

2002 VW JETTA Recall for EXTERIOR LIGHTING, BRAKE LIGHTS, SWITCH
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2/22/2012 - CliffOnTheRoad
2002 Jetta Sportwagon encountered gas in oil supply at 86K miles Feb 2012. 100 miles after oil change, level was one quart high on dipstick. Reduced but repeated 4 days later. Suspect fuel injector, but prior Scirocco's lasted 183K miles without this potentially harmful event

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