NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V094
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, SERVICE BRAKES
Potential Number of Units Affected 4,064
No Visual Warning of Brake Failure/FMVSS 135;101
If the driver is not alerted when there is a problem with brakes, the driver may lose control of the vehicle while attempting to brake, increasing the risk of crash.
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Beetle and Beetle Convertible vehicles. The instrument cluster may not provide a visual warning when a brake system failure is detected. As a result, the vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, “Light vehicle brake systems” and number 101, “Controls and displays.”