Recall - VOLKSWAGEN ( 20V135000 )

Brake Booster Pressure Rod Incorrectly Installed

An increased actuating force or a disconnected input rod may affect braking, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V135000 Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Components SERVICE BRAKES Potential Number of Units Affected 732

Summary Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Arteon vehicles. The electronic brake booster pressure input rod may be installed incorrectly, possibly causing an increased actuating force or a disconnected input rod. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."

Remedy Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and correct the mounting of the pressure rod only or replace the electronic brake booster and mounting of the pressure rod, depending of the inspection results, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 5th, 2020. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 47P8.