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2018 VW TIGUAN Recall - Campaign #18V102000

 
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2018 VW TIGUAN RECALL - #18V102000

RECALL FOR AIR BAGS : FRONTAL

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."

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2018 VW TIGUAN
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufactured between 5/24/2017 - 1/16/2018
Recalled on 2/14/2018
Influenced by Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Owners Notified on 5/30/2018
# Affected 3,768
Recalled for AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
 
Description 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."
Consequences In the event of a crash, the incorrect air bags may not protect the driver as intended, increasing the risk of injury.
Corrective action Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel and front driver air bag module, free of charge. The recall began May 30, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69V2.
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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