Volkswagen of America announced today that it is recalling 71,043 units of the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta sedans for a wiring problem that could cause the car to turn off when the horn is used.
Volkswagen is conducting the voluntary safety recall to reconfigure a wiring layout associated with the anti-theft alarm system and horn. The German automaker said that no injuries or accidents have been reported as a result of this condition.
“The recall affects sixth generation Jetta sedan vehicles built between March of 2010 and March of 2011,” Volkswagen said. “Affected owners will be notified via first class mail regarding the corrective measures and anticipated repair timeline.”
Customers with questions or concerns should contact Volkswagen Customer Care at 1-800-822-8987.
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Refresher: Power for the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta S comes from a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine making 115-hp. Moving up a level, the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta SE model starts at $18,195 and is powered by a 2.5L engine making 170-hp. The top-of-the line 2011 Jetta SEL trim starts at $21,395 and is powered by the same engine that moves the SE model. All 2011 Volkswagen Jettal models come with a 5-speed manual transmission or an optional 6-speed automatic for an additional $1,100.
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– By: Omar Rana