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NHTSA Recall 11V195000


Vehicles:  Volkswagen Touareg

NHTSA Recall 11V195000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	11V195000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     VOLKSWAGEN / TOUAREG HYBRID 	    	2011
Manufacturer: VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC 	Mfr's Report Date: MAR 25, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V195000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 256
Summary:
VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 TOUAREG HYBRID VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 2, 2010, THROUGH FEBRUARY 3, 2011. THE CERTIFICATION LABELS ON THESE VEHICLES CONTAIN INCORRECT TIRE PRESSURE INFORMATION AND THEREFORE FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS."
Consequence:
INCORRECT TIRE PRESSURE INFORMATION COULD LEAD TO AN OWNER IMPROPERLY INFLATING THE VEHICLE TIRES. DRIVING ON IMPROPERLY INFLATED TIRES CAN LEAD TO PREMATURE TIRE WEAR AND POSSIBLY A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN OVERLAY CONTAINING THE CORRECT TIRE PRESSURE INFORMATION ONTO THE EXISTING VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE APRIL 19, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.
Notes:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .


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