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2018 Volkswagen Jetta Reliability Ratings

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2018 Volkswagen Jetta Recalls

There have been 2 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER Recall Date: 09/22/2020
  • Summary: Tenneco Automotive (Tenneco) is recalling certain Beck/Arnley Master Cylinders, part number 072-9831, sold as aftermarket or replacement parts for 2004-2018 Volkswagen Jetta, and 2012-2019 Volkswagen Beetle vehicles. The fluid seal crimp on the master cylinder may be insufficient, causing brake fluid to leak or the cylinder to come apart.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 38
  • Consequence: If there is a brake fluid leak, it can reduce braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Beck/Arnley will notify the distributors that sold the master cylinders and will work with the distributors to notify the end users. Affected master cylinders will be exchanged for a new master cylinder (part number 072-9990), free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 26, 2020. Owners may contact Tenneco customer service at 1-800-625-9319.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 20E064000
STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE Recall Date: 08/21/2019
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015-2019 GTI, 2015-2016 and 2018-2019 Golf, 2012-2019 Beetle and Beetle Convertible, 2017-2019 Golf SportWagen and 2011-2018 Jetta vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission, manual handbrake and keyless entry. A build-up of silicate on the shift lever micro switch contacts may enable the key to be removed from the ignition when the transmission shift lever is not in "Park."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 679027
  • Consequence: Removing the key while the shift lever is in a position other than "Park" increases the risk of an unintended vehicle rollaway that may result in personal injury or a crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional switch and circuit board, free of charge. The recall began November 19, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 37M2.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 10, 2014 to DEC 08, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 37M2
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V615000

2018 Volkswagen Jetta Warranty

Volkswagen covers the Jetta with a six-year/72,000-mile limited warranty.

Warranty information last updated: 3/3/20

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