Volkswagen Adds Models To Takata Airbag Recall


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  • NHTSA Campaign Number:18V148000
  • Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
  • Components: TAKATA AIR BAGS
  • Potential Numbers of Units Affected: 51,352


  • Summary


    Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is recalling certain 2009-2014 Volkswagen CC, 2010-2014 Golf, 2010-2011 Eos, 2007-2010 Passat Sedan, and 2007-2010 Passat Wagon vehicles. Upon deployment of the driverís frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

    Remedy


    Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driverís frontal air bag inflator with an alternative inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 15, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagenís number for this recall is 69Q9. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 16V-078.

    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 https://www.safercar.gov/.
    Photo Credit: VW
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