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2019 Volkswagen Jetta Reliability Ratings

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta Recalls

There have been 7 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

WHEELS Recall Date: 12/10/2019
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Jetta GLI, Golf Alltrack, and Golf GTI vehicles. The front wheel bearings may have been improperly machined, potentially causing excessive stress on the wheel, wheel bolts, or wheel bearings.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 8
  • Consequence: The excessive stress can cause steering, traction or other stability issues or breakage relating to the front wheels, and increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will replace the wheel bearing assemblies, wheels, and wheel bolts, free of charge. The recall began December 11, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 40P1. Note: The affected owners are advised not to drive their vehicles until the repairs have been made.
  • Dates of Manufacture: APR 14, 2019 to JUN 11, 2019
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 40P1
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V879000
UNKNOWN OR OTHER Recall Date: 09/24/2019
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Volkswagen Passat, 2018 Tiguan LWB, 2007-2009 Jetta Sedan, 2011-2013, 2015 and 2019 Jetta, 2013 Jetta Hybrid, 2008-2009 Jetta Sportwagen, 2015 Golf Sportwagen, 2013 Golf, 2008-2010 and 2012-2013 Beetle and Beetle Convertible, 2008-2010 Beetle, and Beetle Convertible vehicles. Modifications made while the vehicles were in an internal evaluation period may cause the affected vehicles to not comply with all of the applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 113
  • Consequence: If the vehicles do not meet all regulatory requirements, there could be an increased risk of a crash, fire, or injury.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners and repurchase the affected vehicles. The recall began November 6, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 01D7. Note: This recall is an expansion of NHTSA recall number 18V-329.
  • Dates of Manufacture: SEP 04, 2017 to OCT 19, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 01D7
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V679000
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS Recall Date: 03/05/2019
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Golf Sportwagen, 2019 Jetta, 2015-2019 Golf, and 2018-2019 Tiguan vehicles. The rear coil springs may prematurely fracture.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 56173
  • Consequence: If a coil spring fractures while driving, it may damage a rear tire causing a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear axle coil springs, free of charge. The recall began April 12, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 42J5.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 01, 2018 to OCT 21, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 42J5
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V188000
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL Recall Date: 02/19/2019
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Jetta vehicles. An incorrect driver frontal airbag may have been installed during a service/repair visit.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 4
  • Consequence: In the event of a crash necessitating air bag deployment, the wrong air bag may not work correctly, increasing the risk of injury.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag with the correct part, free of charge. The recall began April 19, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69Y7.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAY 15, 2018 to JUL 18, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 69Y7
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V110000
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS Recall Date: 12/18/2018
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Volkswagen Atlas, 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, and 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles. The rear coil springs may prematurely fracture.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 6322
  • Consequence: If a coil spring fractures while driving, it may damage a rear tire causing a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will replace the rear axle coil springs, free of charge. The recall began January 31, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 42J2/42J3.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 09, 2018 to OCT 21, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 42J2/42J3
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V904000
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL Recall Date: 11/25/2018
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Volkswagen Atlas and Tiguan and 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles that do not have keyless entry. The instrument cluster may not provide an audible warning to let the driver know that the key is still in the ignition when the door is open. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, "Theft Protection."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 73549
  • Consequence: If the driver is not notified by an audible noise that the key is left in the ignition, it can increase the risk of vehicle theft or crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument cluster, free of charge. The recall began December 13, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 90L3 and 90L4.
  • Dates of Manufacture: OCT 10, 2017 to NOV 07, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 90L3 / 90L4
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V824000
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS Recall Date: 09/25/2018
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles equipped with LED headlights. The passenger side headlight may be incorrectly positioned, reducing the driver's visibility when it is dark. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 28
  • Consequence: A reduction in the driver's visibility can increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger side headlight, free of charge. The recall began November 2, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 94L1.
  • Dates of Manufacture: AUG 05, 2018 to AUG 08, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 94L1
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V671000

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Warranty

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

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