- April 15, 2014
- Volkswagen of America, Inc.
- The Danger:
- In the affected vehicles, the O-ring seals between the oil cooler and the transmission may leak fluid. The leaking transmission fluid could contact a hot surface and result in a vehicle fire. Volkswagen said it is unaware of any crashes or fires related to the issue.
- Volkswagen is recalling about 26,452, 2014 model Jetta, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, and Passat vehicles equipped with a 1.8T engine and torque converter automatic transmission.
VIN Numbers of Affected Vehicles:
Jetta: 3VW ___ AJ_EM268534- 3VW AJ_EM285861
Jetta: 3VW ___ AJ_EM412829- 3VW AJ_EM430851
Beetle: 3VW ___ AT_EM640620- 3VW AT_EM653663
Beetle Convertible: 3VW AT_EM810691- 3VW ___ AT_EM816613
Passat: 1VW ___ A3_EC072488 -1VW ___ A3_EC093877
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- What To Do:
- Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the O-ring seals in the transmission oil cooler, free of charge. Owners may contact Volkswagen toll-free at 1-800-822-8987. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 38B9/9V.
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