2011 Volkswagen Jetta – Click above for high-res image gallery

Volkswagen is recalling 71,043 of its 2011 model year Jetta sedans for a wiring problem with the horn and anti-theft alarm system. The automaker has long been chastised for problems with wiring and electronics in its vehicles, and though we're told that VW is working to improve quality in this area, some gremlins continue to crop up. No accidents or injuries have occurred as a result of this defect.

Customers will be notified via mail about this issue. Volkswagen will include information about corrective measures and anticipated repair time – something that the automaker has not yet released. Affected cars were built between March 2010 and March 2011. Follow the jump for VW's official release.


2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta front 3/4 view
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta rear 3/4 view
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta front 3/4 view
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta rear 3/4 view
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta side view
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta front view
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta rear view
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta front detail
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta grille
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta headlight
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta side mirror
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta door handle
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta wheel
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta taillight
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta taillight
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta emblem
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta badge
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta engine
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta engine
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta engine
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta interior
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta interior
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta interior
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta steering wheel
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta steering wheel controls
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta gauges
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta multimedia system
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta navigation system
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta climate controls
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta shifter
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta engine start button
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta vent
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta door trim
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta dash
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta front seat
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta moon roof
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta seat controls
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta door panel
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta door panel
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta a-pillar speaker
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta rear seats
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta rear seats
2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta trunk

Photos copyright ©2011 Dan Roth / AOL

[Source: Volkswagen]
Show full PR text
VOLKSWAGEN ANNOUNCES VOLUNTARY SAFETY RECALL OF 71,000 2011 MODEL YEAR JETTA VEHICLES

March 28, 2011 – Herndon, VA – Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced a voluntary safety recall of 71,043 2011 model year Jettas in order to reconfigure a wiring layout associated with the anti-theft alarm system and horn. No injuries or accidents have been reported as a result of this condition.

The recall affects sixth generation Jetta sedan vehicles built between March of 2010 and March of 2011.

Affected owners will be notified via first class mail regarding the corrective measures and anticipated repair timeline.

Customers with questions or concerns should contact Volkswagen Customer Care at 1-800-822-8987.

I'm reporting this comment as:

Reported comments and users are reviewed by Autoblog staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week to determine whether they violate Community Guideline. Accounts are penalized for Community Guidelines violations and serious or repeated violations can lead to account termination.


    • 1 Second Ago
  • RECALL HELP

    Get recall details from the NHTSA and find out what to do if your car been recalled.

    From Our Partners

    Share This Photo X