2004 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE Recall - Recall ID 55206

2004 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V356000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: VOLKSWAGEN 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: NEW BEETLE 
Model Year: 2004 
Mfg Campaign Number: WU 
Mfg Component Desc: AIR BAGS 
Mfg Involved in Recall: VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC 
Manufacture Dates: 07-01-03 through 08-31-03 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 333 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 10-03-03 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC 
Report Recieved Date: 09-29-03 
Record Creation Date: 09-30-03 
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Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE PASSENGER DETECTION FUNCTION OF THE PASSIVE OCCUPANT DETECTION SYSTEM (PODS) MAY BECOME DISABLED. 
Consequence Summary: SHOULD THE PODS CONTROL UNIT MALFUNCTION, THE AIR BAG SYSTEM IN THE VEHICLE WILL NOT WORK AS DESIGNED AND MAY NOT BE ABLE TO PROPERLY PROTECT OCCUPANTS IN A CRASH. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE PODS. OWNER NOTIFICATION ORIGINALLY BEGAN OCTOBER 3, 2003. VW HAS DETERMINED THAT ADDITIONAL VEHICLES NEED TO BE REPAIRED. THE RECALL FOR THE ADDITIONAL VEHICLES IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON DECEMBER 17, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VWOA AT 1-800-822-8987. 
Notes: VW RECALL NO. WU.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236). 
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2004 VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE Recall - Recall ID 55206 for VOLKSWAGEN NEW BEETLE AIR BAGS

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