Volkswagen recalls vehicles over defect in the antilock brake system

Volkswagen Group

 

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Volkswagen Jetta A5 Sedan, 2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, Eos, GTI, Rabbit and Audi A3 vehicles, and 2010 Volkswagen Golf A6 vehicles. The Antilock Brake System (ABS) control unit may fail during ABS or Electronic Stability Control (ESC) activation, possibly causing a loss of vehicle control.

135,683 vehicles are affected by the recall.

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will update the ABS control module software to improve the module’s self-testing abilities. Any module that fails the new diagnostic test will be replaced. These repairs will be made free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provide a notification schedule.


Kimberly K. said
33 days ago
With less than 75k miles on my VW Jetta my ABS dash light came on. After immediately taking it to the dealer I was notified that it would be a $2382 repair. I purchased my certified used vehicle from pacific VW dealership only four years ago. I have taken my vehicle into the dealership for every dash light and rutuine services. I purchased my vehicle for over 18k four years ago and currently the dealership offered me $1500 towards another VW... no thank you. I will NEVER again purchase a VW and I will let everyone I know the ordeal I've had to go through.

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