2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Recall Over Rear Shock Absorbers

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Limited

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V262000

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components: SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected: 7,049

Summary

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 process.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear shock absorbers, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 25, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 42i7.

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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