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.
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.
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.
Dates of Manufacture
NOV 13, 2014 to AUG 17, 2015
Manufacturer Recall No.
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Cash Finance Rule
Financing Incentive Max
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Male/Female Dummy Note
Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating Dynamic Test Result
Risk of Rollover
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is.
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Engine: 2.0L TSI 210 HP Turbocharged 4-Cylinder -inc: direct injection
Transmission: 6-Speed Manual
3.94 Axle Ratio
Engine Oil Cooler
60-Amp/Hr 330CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
Radio: AM/FM/HD 6.3" Touchscreen w/CD Player -inc: Composition Media, USB, aux-in, VW Car-Net Security and Service (connected car service - limited subscription), VW Car-Net App-Connect smartphone integration and interface, 8-speaker sound system, Bluetooth connectivity and SiriusXM satellite radio (limited subscription)
Radio w/Seek-Scan, MP3 Player, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls, Voice Activation, Radio Data System and External Memory Control
Audio Theft Deterrent
Window Grid And Roof Mount Antenna
1 LCD Monitor In The Front
Heated Front Sport Seats -inc: manually adjustable front seats w/manual lumbar support
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