2018 Volkswagen TIGUAN Air Bags Frontal Recall

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2018 Volkswagen TIGUAN Air Bags Frontal Recall

 NHTSA Recall #132973
NHTSA Compaign #18V102000
MFG Compaign #69V2
 ManufacturerVolkswagen Group of America, Inc.
 Model Year2018
 Date of notification30/05/18
 Begin date of manufacuring24/05/17
 End date of manufacturing16/01/18
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received09/02/18
 Report created14/02/18
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number208
Estimated number of affected units3768
 Defect summaryVolkswagen 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 summaryIn the event of a crash, the incorrect air bags may not protect the driver as intended, increasing the risk of injury.
 Corrective actionVolkswagen 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.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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