Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 135,683 model year 2009-2010 Volkswagen Jetta A5 Sedans, 2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagens, Eos, GTI, Rabbit and Audi A3 vehicles, and 2010 Volkswagen Golf A6 vehicles.
The Antilock Brake System (ABS) control unit may fail during ABS or Electronic Stability Control (ESC) activation, possibly causing a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.
What to do
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will update the ABS control module software to improve the module's self-testing abilities. Any module that fails the new diagnostic test will be replaced. These repairs will be made free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provide a notification schedule.
Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.