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2011 Jetta SportWagen S Wagon ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM Recall

On September 08, 2011, the NHTSA and Volkswagen announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM. Learn more about this problem below.
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2011 Jetta SportWagen S Wagon ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM Recall

Recall ID # 11E036000 - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
Recall Date
SEP 08, 2011

Model Affected
2011 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA

Recall Summary
VOLKSWAGEN 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.

Defect Consenquence
IF THE TAILPIPE EXTENSION IS HOT DURING INADVERTENT CONTACT, A BURN COULD OCCUR.

Remedy
DEALERS 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.

Units Affected
99322

Notes
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC 26G8/V4
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