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Volkswagen Recalls Jetta Sedans for Tailpipes that Can Burn People

Volkswagen is voluntarily recalling 33,799 Jetta sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years for exhaust tips that stick out too far, which can burn people. Volkswagen says in a statement that the recall affects certain Jettas built between March 2010 and August 2011. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of these Jettas had a cosmetic exhaust tip installed at the port when they were imported, and these tips may be longer than the factory-installed exhaust ... continue reading»

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Diesel Volkswagen Jetta, Jetta SportWagen Investigated for Fuel Leak

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI and Jetta SportWagen TDI diesel vehicles for a possible fuel line leak. NHTSA says its Office of Defects Investigation has received seven owner complaints of fuel leakage from the fuel line to one of the fuel injectors in these two models. Affected vehicles have a 2.0-liter TDI common rail diesel engine. NHTSA says the diesel engine’s “fuel system … operates at extremely high fuel injection pressure.” The ... continue reading»

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