1. 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid POWER TRAIN NHTSA Campaign #13V568000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 14, 2013
    • Vehicles Affected: 3,837

    Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Jetta Hybrid vehicles manufactured October 2012 through October 2013 and equipped with a DQ-200 direct-shift gearbox. Due to gearbox fluid additives, the control module within the gearbox may corrode. The deposits from this corrosion may cause an electrical short and result in a stall-like condition.

    Consequence: This sudden loss of power while driving increases the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the gearbox oil with a non-corrosive version, free of charge. The recall began on December 6, 2013. Owners may contact Volkswagen at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's recall number is 34F6/4V. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #13V568000 »