Safety Ratings

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Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 18V102000
Mfg's Report Date: FEB 08, 2018
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3768


Summary:
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."

Consequence:
In the event of a crash, the incorrect air bags may not protect the driver as intended, increasing the risk of injury.

Remedy:
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.

Dates of Manufacture:
MAY 23, 2017 to JAN 15, 2018

Manufacturer Recall Number:
69V2

Disclaimer

The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


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