Volkswagen Adds Models To Takata Airbag Recall

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 driver�s frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

    Remedy


    Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver�s 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. Volkswagen�s 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/.
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