VOLKSWAGEN ( 18V102000 )- Incorrect Driver Air Bag Installed/FMVSS 208

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V102000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 3,768

Summary

Volkswagen 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.”

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel and front driver air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 10, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 . Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 69V2.

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.

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN 2017-2018

Be the first to comment on "VOLKSWAGEN ( 18V102000 )- Incorrect Driver Air Bag Installed/FMVSS 208"

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: