Volkswagen Exhaust Tip



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Volkswagen Exhaust Tip recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - EXHAUST SYSTEM
11E036000VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC E (Equipment)350511/30/2011MFRVOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC09/08/201109/12/2011
Defect SummaryVolkswagen is recalling certain stainless steel exhaust tips, part number 1k0 071 910 u, sold as accessory equipment for use on model year 2011-2012 jetta sedan vehicles manufactured from march 18, 2010, through august 22, 2011. these exhaust tips may extend beyond the original length of the factory-installed exhaust pipes. it is possible for inadvertent contact to occur with a person's leg.
Consequence SummaryIf the tailpipe extension is hot during inadvertent contact, a burn could occur.
Corrective SummaryDealers will inspect and replace the stainless steel exhaust tips as necessary free of charge. the safety recall is expected to begin during november 2011. owners may contact volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987.
NotesVolkswagen's safety recall number is 26g9/v4.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .