Washington, DC: As of Wednesday, February 15, 2017, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of 46 vehicle, tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb
Among the 46 recalls the NHTSA has announced this February comes news of the following:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (“Volkswagen”) has recalled certain 2017 Passat vehicles. Brake fluid may leak slowly from the some of the brake line connections, resulting in a low brake fluid level.
According to the NHTSA, a low brake fluid level may lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
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Recalls Direct RIN: 8278-2017
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Filed under: Fire or smoke hazard, US NHTSA, Vehicles | Tagged: air-bag inflator malfunction, airbag malfunction hazard, brake fluid leakage, crash hazard, fire hazard, head-restraint malfunction, incorrect mirror instalation, injury hazard, Recalls Direct RIN: 8278-2017, risk of brake booster failure, seat height adjustment malfunction, steering wheel impairment, Vehicles, Volkswagen Passat vehicles |