A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.

Service Brakes, Hydraulic — Foundation Components — Disc — Caliper
Service Brakes, Hydraulic — Foundation Components — Disc — Caliper

Date Announced
JUN 01, 2018
Vehicles Affected
10,225
Volkswagen Recall #
47N8, 47N9, 47N6
NHTSA Campaign #
18V369000
Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, Passat, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Golf, Golf SportWagen and GTI and Audi Q5 and SQ5 vehicles. The brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may have insufficient coating, potentially reducing the brake performance.
Actions
Volkswagen and Audi will notify their owners. Audi dealers will bleed the rear brakes. Volkswagen dealers will bleed the front and rear brake calipers. Note: Owners are advised not to drive their vehicles until the brake system has been checked. The recall began June 29, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 and Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 47N8, 47N9, and 47N6.