VOLKSWAGEN C&C 2016: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT
|Make : VOLKSWAGEN||Model : C&C||Year : 2016|
|Build Dates : 2015-11-18 - 2016-06-03|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V287000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2017-06-26||Date Received by ODI: 2017-04-28||Date Added to Database: 2017-05-02|
|Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 72G5|
|Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 23|
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain 2016-2017 CC vehicles. Incorrect front seat head restraints "rests" may have been installed, possibly resulting in the seat occupant's head being inadequately restrained in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 202a, "Head Restraints."
If the seat occupant's head is inadequately restrained in the event of a crash, they have an increased risk of injury.
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front seat head restraints, free of charge. The recall began June 26, 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 72G5.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
|Regulation Part Number:||Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 202|
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.