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Volkswagen Recall Service Center Serving San Diego, CA

Volkswagen of Kearny Mesa is an authorized Volkswagen Recall Service Center serving San Diego, CA that can service your recall needs. Whether it is a digital or mechanical feature that needs a thorough check, we will take care of everything. Customer safety is our top priority followed by client satisfaction. Check your vehicle’s VIN number below to see if it has any outstanding recalls, or we will take care of that when you schedule your recall service with us today.

Volkswagen Recall FAQ

According to the NHTSA, more than 10 million auto recalls are reported every year across all brands. Unsurprisingly, a lot of these recalls are because of safety and security issues that have actually been verified and reported by the automakers and the NHTSA. If you are dealing with a recall, you’ll certainly have lots of questions to ask. The best news is that you are in the ideal place to get your questions answered. Worried about the do’s and don’ts of a Volkswagen recall? Right here is an in-depth guide to auto safety recalls.

What is a Vehicle Recall?

Car safety recalls by the automaker are issued when the car brand or the NHTSA finds an issue or problem that can impact the secure operation of the car. The problem can be existing in just one automobile model or a collection of cars. When the auto manufacturer sends out notifications to the dealers, registered automobile owners are notified of the issues in order to get their automobile diagnosed, fixed or changed by the authorized vehicle dealerships.

Most of the time, an automobile recall is for a safety-related defect related to the:

  • Car’s steering
  • Brakes and brake pads
  • Wheels and tires
  • Safety belt, air bags or ignition switch
  • Technical problems

In most cases, the automaker voluntarily determines to perform a safety inspection in order to determine issues. However, the NHTSA may likewise open an examination based on consumer issues and complaints to determine if a Volkswagen needs a recall. Regardless of who makes the recall choice, suppliers are required to fix the issue.

What Should I Do After Getting a Recall On My Volkswagen?

The initial thing to do after you get a recall letter is to review it completely. The letter should describe the problem in detail. The letter additionally comes with all of the essential details for arranging a time to deal with the problem at a local dealership.

As per the letter,

  • Vehicle owners will be instructed on exactly how and when to contact the local car dealership
  • How to set up a visit for the repair services
  • Warning signs and dangers related to the issue

Whatever you do, we recommend not to delay getting your vehicle examined as soon as possible. Also, do not disregard the recall. As the majority of recalls are related to safety, you might put yourself and your family at risk by waiting.

Who is the NHTSA?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or NHTSA is a Government agency within the US Department of Transportation that conducts a range of vehicle safety programs. As a part of its work, NHTSA implements safety efficiency standards for numerous vehicles, automobile equipment and carries out vehicle safety investigations.

How Do I Find Out if My Automobile has a Safety Recall?

After receiving the notice from the NHTSA, the vehicle manufacturers have 60-days to send recall notices to all officially registered car owners alerting them of the recall decision. If your vehicle is acting unusual and you suspect it may have a recall, you can always contact your local car dealership to check.

Does your Volkswagen have a Recall?

Nobody likes when their vehicle doesn’t work the way it is supposed to. But when driving that vehicle risks your safety and the safety of your passengers, you shouldn’t wait to get it checked. Taking action after receiving a recall letter may save your life. If you have gotten a Volkswagen recall notice or find that your Volkswagen has an open recall by using the VIN search, let Volkswagen of Kearny Mesa serving San Digeo, CA handle your recall repair. We will get you back on the road safely.

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They were fully booked when I dropped the vehicle off for an oil change. They said they’d need to keep it overnight. 5 hrs later, they called to inform me that the vehicle was ready for pickup. A shuttle came to my house within the hour. Barry is awesome. Michelle is awesome. And everyone who works there is amazing. Picked the car up, found that they also had removed most of the fur and dust in the car❤️❤️❤️.

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Really great service, honest and reliable. I needed quite a bit done on my Jetta, and Volkswagen did it all in one afternoon. Would highly recommended bringing your Volkswagen here if you own one!

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My wife and I have been coming to VW Kearny Mesa since we moved to San Diego in 2017, for both sales and service. Today was our second experience leasing a car, and we had the pleasure of being helped by Jessie R (though other members of the team of course helped out, including the sales manager). Although fairly new at VW Kearny Mesa, Jessie did an incredible job throughout the process - from greeting us as we walked in, to helping move our stuff from the old car to the new before we drove off the lot in our new ...

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8040 Balboa Avenue
San Diego, CA, 92111 US
(858) 300-8160
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