Volkswagen (VW) Recalls 790,000 Vehicles Due to Brake Lights

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By Admin on February 26, 2007 5:44 PM

Volkswagen of America has announced a recall of 790,000 vehicles due to problems with a brake light switch.  The vehicles effected by this recall are:

  • VOLKSWAGEN / GOLF (1999-2006)
  • VOLKSWAGEN / GTI  (1999-2006)
  • VOLKSWAGEN / JETTA (2001-2005)
  • VOLKSWAGEN / NEW BEETLE (2001-2007)
  • VOLKSWAGEN / R32 (2004)

Dealers will install a newly designed brake light switch free of charge. Owners may contact VW at 1-800-822-8987.  For more information, search the NHTSA recall database for NHTSA Campaign ID# 07V063000 and see an AP article on the recall (via USAToday.com).