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Volkswagen recalls thousands of Jettas

Posted on Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 at 2:23 pm    

Protruding exhaust pipes have lead to several people complaining to Volkswagen of America after they inadvertently brushed against the pipes on new Jettas and suffered minor burns on their legs. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Volkswagen began an investigation and found that stainless steel exhaust pipe tips were installed on 2011-2012 Jettas after they were imported, causing the pipes to stick out farther than original factory-installed ones.

More than 30,000 Jetta sedans are affected by the recall. Volkswagen will begin the recall in November and will inspect and replace the exhaust pipes as needed, free of charge.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured due to an automobile defect, contact the Cedar Rapids design defect lawyer Pete Leehey at (319) 294-4424.

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