Volkswagen Issues Recall for Jetta Vehicles with Incorrect Tire Information Label

Approximately 4,875 Jetta vehicles are impacted by this recall

Volkswagen Issues Recall for Jetta Vehicles with Incorrect Tire Information Label
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March 13, 2017

Volkswagen has announced a recall affecting certain model year 2017 VW Jetta vehicles. The affected vehicles have incorrect information on the tire information label, which could cause the operator to overload the vehicle.

As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Overloading the vehicle may affect vehicle handling or result in tire damage, increasing the risk of a crash.

Approximately 4,875 Jetta vehicles are impacted by this recall.

Volkswagen will notify owners of the recalled vehicles, and dealers will install a corrected tire information label free of charge.

For further information, vehicle owners can contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's reference number for the recall is 01B8.