Volkswagen Of America,inc has issued a recall for the Volkswagen Jetta.
Description of Recall
Certain passenger cars fail to comply with requirements of federal motor car safety standard no. 225, child restraint anchorage systems. Child seat anchorages installed in the car’s rear seats must be identified by markings, and their location and use be described in the owner’s manual.
Severity of the Defect
These cars were not marked or described as required by the standard.
Volkswagen’s Recommended Action
Owners will be provided with a supplement for the owner’s manual and also one set of four guidance fixtures intended to use in conjunction with child seats equipped with rigid or semi-rigid lower anchorage attachments. Also enclosed will be four decals together with installation instructions and a template for attaching the decals to the lower seat backs. Owner notification is expected to begin September 15, 2002. Owners should contact VWOA at 1-800-822-8987.