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Just What Is a Car Recall? Car Safety Recall Definition - A safety recall is an automotive manufacturer's way of notifying vehicle customers that their product has a flaw. The automobile problem is serious enough that if you do not correct the flaw your and/or your passengers' safety could be at risk. Generally recalls are initiated by the US Government, but sometimes individual car manufacturers will pre-emptively initiate a recall.

Where Do I Find My VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)? Look on the lower left of your car’s windshield for your 17-digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Your VIN is also located on your car’s registration card, and it may be shown on your insurance card.

Auto Tip - How Do I Find Out If My Vehicle Has A Recall? ==> An easy way to determine if you have an active car recall is to just enter your VIN number at the top of this page and CarFax will report if there are any issues at all with your vehicle.

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2016 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF SPORTWAGEN NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION (NHTSA) RECALL INFORMATION

2016 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF SPORTWAGEN NHTSA RECALL OVERVIEW: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Volkswagen Golf and Golf Sportwagen vehicles. The build of silicate on the shift lever micro switch contacts may enable the key to be removed from the ignition while the vehicle shift lever is not in Park. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention.

2016 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF SPORTWAGEN NHTSA RECALL TITLE: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT CONTROLLER

2016 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF SPORTWAGEN NHTSA RECALL DATE: 2018-07-11

2016 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF SPORTWAGEN NHTSA RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 18V464000

2016 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF SPORTWAGEN NHTSA RECALL MANUFACTURER : Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

2016 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF SPORTWAGEN NHTSA RECALL COMPONENT(S) AFFECTED: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT CONTROLLER

2016 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF SPORTWAGEN NHTSA RECALL - POTENTIAL NUMBER OF UNITS AFFECTED: 33168

Just What Is a Car Recall? Car Safety Recall Definition - A safety recall is an automotive manufacturer's way of notifying vehicle customers that their product has a flaw. The automobile problem is serious enough that if you do not correct the flaw your and/or your passengers' safety could be at risk. Generally recalls are initiated by the US Government, but sometimes individual car manufacturers will pre-emptively initiate a recall.

Where Do I Find My VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)? Look on the lower left of your car’s windshield for your 17-digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Your VIN is also located on your car’s registration card, and it may be shown on your insurance card.

Auto Tip - How Do I Find Out If My Vehicle Has A Recall? ==> An easy way to determine if you have an active car recall is to just enter your VIN number at the top of this page and CarFax will report if there are any issues at all with your vehicle. The CarFax Report image looks like this:

2016 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF SPORTWAGEN Recall Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional switch and circuit board, free of charge. Volkswagen issued owners an interim notification on August 10, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 37L5.

2016 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF SPORTWAGEN Recall Notes: 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.