hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,000 miles

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problem #1

Jun 162014

Eos 4-cyl

  • 56,000 miles
My wife was sitting in her vehicle at work when a dump truck was backing up towards her vehicle. She tried to alert the truck driver using the horn. The horn did not make a sound. The key was not in the ignition. After contacting VW dealer about the horn I was told that the key has to be in the ignition to power the horn. I find this to be a safety issue. I also asked if the air bag would function under the same condition and I was told probably not. I could think of a scenario where this could also be a safety issue. It seems to me that an engineering solution needs to be updated for a passive situation such as in my wives case.

- Schenectady, NY, USA