|Make : VOLKSWAGEN||Model : ATLAS||Year : 2018|
|Build Dates : 2018-04-09 – 2018-06-04|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V369000|
|Date Owner’s Notified: 2018-06-29||Date Received by ODI: 2018-06-01||Date Added to Database: 2018-06-07|
|Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.|
|Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 47N8, 47N9, 47N6|
|Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 10225|
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. “Volkswagen” is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, Passat, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Golf, Golf SportWagen and GTI and Audi Q5 and SQ5 vehicles. The brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may have insufficient coating, potentially reducing the brake performance.
A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.
Volkswagen and Audi will notify their owners. Audi dealers will bleed the rear brakes. Volkswagen dealers will bleed the front and rear brake calipers. Note: Owners are advised not to drive their vehicles until the brake system has been checked. The recall began June 29, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 and Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s numbers for this recall are 47N8, 47N9, and 47N6.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 ‘TTY 1-800-424-9153’, or go to www.safercar.gov.