The recent recall of the Volkswagen TDI models have left a lot of questions for drivers in Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, and Newport Beach. Mainly, with what to do with their recalled vehicle. At Norm Reeves Volkswagen, we’re here to help you through this process by providing assistance, answering your questions, and offering service.
Keep reading to learn more about what you should do about this VW TDI recall.
What to Do with Your Recalled Volkswagen TDI?
If you drive a VW TDI model, and you’ve gotten your recall notice in the mail, you probably have a lot of questions, the first being “What’s the next step?” You have a few options with this recall. You can easily trade your vehicle in and swap it out for a different model. However, if you’re attached to your vehicle and you want to keep using it to get around town, you’ll need to have some emissions modification performed. This service is at no extra cost for you, so you can simply take your vehicle in and have the error repaired.
What VW Models Have Been Affected?
You may have heard about the recent recall and may be unsure if your model is included. There are a few different vehicles, featuring the TDI engine, that need to be recalled, all spanning a few years. VW Beetle models from 2013-2015 should be brought in, as well as VW Golf (2-door and 4-door) models from 2010-2015. VW Jetta models spanning from 2015-2019, VW Passat models from 2012-2015, and VW Touareg models from 2009-2016, all need to be brought in for repairs or trade-ins.
Having Your Emissions Modification Service
If you’ve received your recall letter in the mail, you’ll want to contact your VW dealer to set up a service appointment for your emissions modification service. If you’re in the area, you can always contact us at Norm Reeves Volkswagen to schedule your service. Our certified technicians are here and have been specially trained on this service, so you can rest easy knowing that your vehicle is in great hands. They’ll provide the necessary service, so you and your vehicle can get back out on the road!
Diesel Emissions Settlement Program
Drivers who wish to turn their vehicle in and find another form of transportation can choose the buyback options. This option requires some information on your part, which is included with the Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Settlement Program form. You’ll need to fill out this form and submit it before September 1, 2018, to receive the settlement. You can participate in the buyback, or you can simply have the issue corrected.
When it’s time to take in your Volkswagen TDI recalled vehicle, you have a few options to consider. You can always contact us at Norm Reeves Volkswagen to help point you in the right direction, or you can have the emissions modification service performed at our dealership!
At Norm Reeves Volkswagen, we’re more than happy to help drivers in Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, and Newport Beach through the recalling process of Volkswagen TDI models! Contact us or schedule your service today!