42J5 – Rear Coil Springs May Fracture – 2017-2019 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen, 2019 Jetta, 2015-2019 Golf, & 2018-2019 Tiguan

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V188
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected 56,173

 

Rear Coil Springs May Fracture

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.

 

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.

 

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear axle coil springs, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 19, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 42J5.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

Check if your Volkswagen has a Recall


Recall Acknowledgement

March 27, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCAK-19V188-4509.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V188&docType=RCL


 

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