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December 6, 1999

1999 Volkswagen Jettas Recalled

Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today published the recall of certain 1999 Volkswagen Jettas manufactured between January - July 1999 because some of these vehicles do not comply with the head injury criterion requirements of FMVSS No. 201, "Occupant Protection in Interior Impact." This could increase the risk of head injury in a crash.

Approximately 67,076 vehicles are affected by this recall.

Dealers will remove the trim cover from each of the B pillars and install a new cover.

Owner notification is expected to begin during December 1999.

Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987.

[NHTSA Recall No. 99V251]

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CAMPAIGN ID Number.
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when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

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