Volkswagen recalling 71,043 units 2011 Volkswagen Jetta

Posted on 09 April 2011 by Tony Santos

2011 Volkswagen Jetta

One of the innovative safety features on cars today is the anti-theft alarm system that switch-off the car when the alarm is triggered. But what if your just using your horn then your car suddenly turn off? That’s the reason why Volkswagen of America is recalling 71,043 units of the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta sedans.

Volkswagen is currently conducting voluntary safety recall to reconfigure a wiring problem associated with the anti-theft alarm system and horn that could cause the car to turn off when the horn is used. Fortunately there is no reported injuries or accidents regarding this issue.

“The recall affects sixth generation Jetta sedan vehicles built between March of 2010 and March of 2011,” Volkswagen said. “Affected owners will be notified via first class mail regarding the corrective measures and anticipated repair timeline.”

For inquiries customers can call Volkswagen Customer Care at 1-800-822-8987.

2011 Volkswagen Jetta comes in different variants; the Jetta S, Jetta SE, Jetta SEL and Jetta TDI Clean Diesel. Jetta S comes with a 2.0L 8-valve SOHC 4-cylinder engine making 115-hp and 125 lb-ft of torque. Its price starts from $15,995.00 to $17,095.00.

Jetta SE model comes with 2.5L DOHC in-line 5-cylinder engine making 170 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. Its price starts from $18,195.00 to $19,295.00.

While Jetta SEL power comes from a 2.5L 20-valve DOHC in-line 5-cylinder engine making 170 hp and 177 lb-ft with price ranging from $21,395.00 to $22,495.00.

Lastly the Jetta TDI Clean Diesel comes with a 2.0L  TDI® Clean Diesel common rail direct injection engine making 140 hp and 236 lb-ft of torque. Its price ranges from $22,995.00 to $24,095.00.

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