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|Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
|AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL:CUSHION
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|End date of manufacturing
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|Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2020 passat vehicles. The passenger frontal air bag may have been folded incorrectly affecting its deployment force. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard number 208, "occupant crash protection."
|An incorrectly folded air bag can deploy with too much force, increasing the risk of injury.
|Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag, free of charge. The recall began october 14, 2020. Owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-888-241-2289. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69ay.
|Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).