Volkswagen Recall: 13,500 Vehicles with Transmission Glitch
Volkswagen of America has announced a recall for approximately 13,500 vehicles with an apparent transmission glitch to be fixed. The recall focuses on 2009 and a number of 2010 models featuring a dual-clutch transmission that could lead to a warning message appearing on the dashboard. Audi of America, Volkswagen's sister luxury division, is citing similar recall concerns on approximately 2,500 vehicles.
All of the vehicles were built between September 2008 and August 2009.
The Volkswagen recall affects the 2009 model year and a limited number of 2010 Jetta, Jetta SportsWagen, GTI, and Eos vehicles. The Audi recall applies to 2009 MY A3, TT, and TT Roadster models equipped with S tronic transmissions. A limited number of 2010 MY A3 cars equipped with S tronic transmissions are also affected.
Volkswagen said some of its vehicles could have a faulty temperature sensor in the transmission, which could lead to the warning indicator lighting up. In rare cases, the transmission could shift into neutral. Audi also cited problems with warning lamps, and in rare cases, with the transmission going into neutral.
If you are an owner of one of the aforementioned vehicles see your local Volkswagen or Audi dealership for details and information.