Exterior Lighting:Hazard Flashing Warning Lights
Exterior Lighting:Hazard Flashing Warning Lights:Switch
Exterior Lighting:Turn Signal
Exterior Lighting:Turn Signal:Flasher Unit

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This investigation was opened on October 19, 2004, based on nine reports on 2000 through 2001 jetta and gti vehicles alleging that the turn signals and or hazard flashers fail to blink, or flash.some of the complainants reported that the lights would blink only a few times and then stop.several of the complainants reported that having the hazard flasher switch replaced repaired their vehicles.by letter of December 13, 2004, Volkswagen notified the Agency that it will conduct a safety recall of 350,000 model year 2000 through 2002 jetta, Golf and gti vehicles to repair the turn signal and hazard flasher system.VW reports 216 owner reports, 4 field reports and 4960 warranty claims on this population of vehicles. Volkswagen dealers will install a new hazard flasher switch/relay kit to remedy the defective vehicles.please see safety recall 04V584 for details.
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