VW recalls 91,867 cars for potential braking problem
Volkswagen is recalling 91,867 autos for defects that can cause the reduction of energy braking.
The recall addresses Jetta, Beetle, Golf and Passat models in the 201516 model-years, each with 1.8-litre and 2.0-liter gas engines, according to records posted by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
"The camshaft lobe has got the possibility out of the blue shear off in the camshaft," leading to some decrease in vacuum pump energy in the brakes, Volkswagen said. Power would likewise be paid off in the motor. That can drive a larger braking energy on the motorist's part, increasing the possibility of an accident.
Volkswagen doesn't yet have a repair for the issue. The auto-maker said it expects to have one by March and mentioned the automobiles are safe to operate a vehicle for the time being.
"To day, the cause of camshaft failures hasn't been completely comprehended," Volkswagen said in a NHTSA file.
Motorists who've their warning lights come-on and their car in decreased engine power style should make a consultation using a car dealer for an inspection, Volkswagen said.
ThyssenKrupp Presta Danville in Illinois was recognized as as the provider in a NHTSA file.
No injuries are linked to the flaw. Volkswagen started receiving reviews of camshaft failures in February, which started an investigation that concluded in October.
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