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by Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

VW TIGUAN RECALLS - (29 Recalls Found)

Since 1972, VW has issued a total of 824 car recalls worldwide. Of those recalls, 29 have been for the VW TIGUAN starting in 2008. This accounts for approximately 2.7% of the 30733 car recalls issued by the NHTSA since 1966. The TIGUAN accounts for about 3.5% of all the VW recalls issued since 1972. Compared to other car manufacturers, VW ranks #9 in overall number of recalls issued by a car maker.

Please keep in mind these numbers are for statistical purposes only & do not necessarily reflect the quality of the VW TIGUAN or VW itself. These figures are based only on the number of recalls issued and NOT the total number of vehicles affected by a particular recall.

Find your VW TIGUAN listed below. Results are sorted year from newest to oldest. Select the desired VW TIGUAN to view the complete recall details. Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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2018 Recalls ↓

2018 VW TIGUAN Recall - EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan long wheel base (LWB) vehicles. The back-up lights in the taillight assemblies may not be bright enough. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."Recall Details - 10/18/2017

2018 VW TIGUAN Recall - AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Tiguan Limited vehicles. The front driver air bag installed on these vehicles may not be intended for use in vehicles sold in the United States. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."Recall Details - 2/9/2018

2018 VW TIGUAN Recall - ENGINE

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Tiguan long wheel base (LWB) vehicles. The engine support bolts on these vehicles may not have been properly tightened.Recall Details - 3/8/2018

2018 VW TIGUAN Recall - SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan long wheelbase (LWB) vehicles. A lower loop of a rear shock absorber may separate from its base due to an incorrect welding processRecall Details - 4/25/2018
2017 Recalls ↓

2017 VW TIGUAN Recall - AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Tiguan Limited vehicles. The front driver air bag installed on these vehicles may not be intended for use in vehicles sold in the United States. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."Recall Details - 2/9/2018

2017 VW TIGUAN Recall - AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2017 Audi A7, A4, A6, Volkswagen Golf and Tiguan vehicles and 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf vehicles for driver frontal air bags, passenger frontal air bags or head air bags that may not deploy properly. Additionally, certain 2017 Audi Q7, A4 Sedan, A4 Allroad, and 2018 Audi Q5 vehicles are being recalled because the seat belt pretensioners may not activate properly. Recall Details - 12/29/2016

2017 VW TIGUAN Recall - AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2017 Audi A7, A4, A6, Volkswagen Golf and Tiguan vehicles and 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf vehicles for driver frontal air bags, passenger frontal air bags or head air bags that may not deploy properly. Additionally, certain 2017 Audi Q7, A4 Sedan, A4 Allroad, and 2018 Audi Q5 vehicles are being recalled because the seat belt pretensioners may not activate properly. Recall Details - 12/29/2016

2017 VW TIGUAN Recall - AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2017 Audi A7, A4, A6, Volkswagen Golf and Tiguan vehicles and 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf vehicles for driver frontal air bags, passenger frontal air bags or head air bags that may not deploy properly. Additionally, certain 2017 Audi Q7, A4 Sedan, A4 Allroad, and 2018 Audi Q5 vehicles are being recalled because the seat belt pretensioners may not activate properly. Recall Details - 12/29/2016

2017 VW TIGUAN Recall - SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2017 Audi A7, A4, A6, Volkswagen Golf and Tiguan vehicles and 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf vehicles for driver frontal air bags, passenger frontal air bags or head air bags that may not deploy properly. Additionally, certain 2017 Audi Q7, A4 Sedan, A4 Allroad, and 2018 Audi Q5 vehicles are being recalled because the seat belt pretensioners may not activate properly. Recall Details - 12/29/2016
2016 Recalls ↓

2016 VW TIGUAN Recall - LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016 CC vehicles manufactured January 12, 2016, to February 3, 2016, Golf R and Tiguan vehicles manufactured November 25, 2015, to January 28, 2016, and e-Golf vehicles manufactured November 25, 2015, to January 11, 2016. Vibrations, such as those created by opening and closing a vehicle door, may cause the rear child door locks to disengage, allowing a child to open a rear door while inside the vehicle.Recall Details - 6/24/2016
2015 Recalls ↓

2015 VW TIGUAN Recall - AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan vehicles manufactured January 15, 2015, to January 21, 2015, and 2015 Audi Q5 vehicles manufactured January 13, 2015, to February 3, 2015. The affected vehicles are equipped with driver and front seat passenger seat-mounted air bag inflators that may rupture in the event of a crash. Recall Details - 1/28/2016

2015 VW TIGUAN Recall - EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2015 Tiguan vehicles manufactured January 22, 2015, to March 20, 2015. These vehicles may be equipped with Certification labels that are missing the required tire pressure information and they may state incorrect weight and loading information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification." Recall Details - 5/26/2015
2014 Recalls ↓

2014 VW TIGUAN Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2014 Tiguan vehicles manufactured July 2007 to June 2014. When using winterized fuel, in certain conditions bubbles may form in the fuel system which could result in the vehicle stalling.Recall Details - 7/21/2014

2014 VW TIGUAN Recall - AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Volkswagen CC, and Passat, 2010-2013 Eos, 2011-2014 Golf, GTI, Jetta, and Tiguan, and 2012-2014 Jetta Sportwagen vehicles. In the affected vehicles, debris may contaminate the air bag clock spring, a spiral wound, flat cable that keeps the air bag powered while the steering wheel is being turned. This contamination may tear the cable and result in a loss of electrical connection to the driver's frontal air bag.Recall Details - 8/4/2015
2013 Recalls ↓

2013 VW TIGUAN Recall - AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Volkswagen CC, and Passat, 2010-2013 Eos, 2011-2014 Golf, GTI, Jetta, and Tiguan, and 2012-2014 Jetta Sportwagen vehicles. In the affected vehicles, debris may contaminate the air bag clock spring, a spiral wound, flat cable that keeps the air bag powered while the steering wheel is being turned. This contamination may tear the cable and result in a loss of electrical connection to the driver's frontal air bag.Recall Details - 8/4/2015

2013 VW TIGUAN Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2014 Tiguan vehicles manufactured July 2007 to June 2014. When using winterized fuel, in certain conditions bubbles may form in the fuel system which could result in the vehicle stalling.Recall Details - 7/21/2014
2012 Recalls ↓

2012 VW TIGUAN Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2014 Tiguan vehicles manufactured July 2007 to June 2014. When using winterized fuel, in certain conditions bubbles may form in the fuel system which could result in the vehicle stalling.Recall Details - 7/21/2014

2012 VW TIGUAN Recall - AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Volkswagen CC, and Passat, 2010-2013 Eos, 2011-2014 Golf, GTI, Jetta, and Tiguan, and 2012-2014 Jetta Sportwagen vehicles. In the affected vehicles, debris may contaminate the air bag clock spring, a spiral wound, flat cable that keeps the air bag powered while the steering wheel is being turned. This contamination may tear the cable and result in a loss of electrical connection to the driver's frontal air bag.Recall Details - 8/4/2015
2011 Recalls ↓

2011 VW TIGUAN Recall - AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Volkswagen CC, and Passat, 2010-2013 Eos, 2011-2014 Golf, GTI, Jetta, and Tiguan, and 2012-2014 Jetta Sportwagen vehicles. In the affected vehicles, debris may contaminate the air bag clock spring, a spiral wound, flat cable that keeps the air bag powered while the steering wheel is being turned. This contamination may tear the cable and result in a loss of electrical connection to the driver's frontal air bag.Recall Details - 8/4/2015

2011 VW TIGUAN Recall - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Tiguan vehicles manufactured July 2007 through June 2011. Due to a problem with the fuse for the exterior lights, the holder for the fuse that controls the vehicle's exterior lights circuit may melt.Recall Details - 11/22/2013

2011 VW TIGUAN Recall - EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Tiguan vehicles manufactured July 2007 through June 2011. Due to a problem with the fuse for the exterior lights, the holder for the fuse that controls the vehicle's exterior lights circuit may melt.Recall Details - 11/22/2013

2011 VW TIGUAN Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2014 Tiguan vehicles manufactured July 2007 to June 2014. When using winterized fuel, in certain conditions bubbles may form in the fuel system which could result in the vehicle stalling.Recall Details - 7/21/2014
2010 Recalls ↓

2010 VW TIGUAN Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2014 Tiguan vehicles manufactured July 2007 to June 2014. When using winterized fuel, in certain conditions bubbles may form in the fuel system which could result in the vehicle stalling.Recall Details - 7/21/2014

2010 VW TIGUAN Recall - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Tiguan vehicles manufactured July 2007 through June 2011. Due to a problem with the fuse for the exterior lights, the holder for the fuse that controls the vehicle's exterior lights circuit may melt.Recall Details - 11/22/2013

2010 VW TIGUAN Recall - EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Tiguan vehicles manufactured July 2007 through June 2011. Due to a problem with the fuse for the exterior lights, the holder for the fuse that controls the vehicle's exterior lights circuit may melt.Recall Details - 11/22/2013
2009 Recalls ↓

2009 VW TIGUAN Recall - ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Problem: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING 4,079 MY 2008 PASSAT AND 2,500 MY 2009 TIGUAN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0T FSI ULEV II ENGINES. THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) CONTAINING SOFTWARE THAT MAY NOT PROPERLY CONTROL ENGINE IDLE WITH THE AIR CONDITIONING TURNED ON. IN RARE CASES, THE ECM MAY UNEXPECTEDLY INCREASE ENGINE RPM. Recall Details - 5/28/2008

2009 VW TIGUAN Recall - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Tiguan vehicles manufactured July 2007 through June 2011. Due to a problem with the fuse for the exterior lights, the holder for the fuse that controls the vehicle's exterior lights circuit may melt.Recall Details - 11/22/2013

2009 VW TIGUAN Recall - EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Tiguan vehicles manufactured July 2007 through June 2011. Due to a problem with the fuse for the exterior lights, the holder for the fuse that controls the vehicle's exterior lights circuit may melt.Recall Details - 11/22/2013

2009 VW TIGUAN Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2014 Tiguan vehicles manufactured July 2007 to June 2014. When using winterized fuel, in certain conditions bubbles may form in the fuel system which could result in the vehicle stalling.Recall Details - 7/21/2014
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