VOLKSWAGEN GOLF 2017: SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : GOLF Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-07-27 - 2016-07-29
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V955000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-02-28 Date Received by ODI: 2016-12-29 Date Added to Database: 2017-01-05
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: VW: 69P4; Audi 69P2
Component: SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5947
Summary:
      Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain model year 2017 Audi A7, A4, A6, Volkswagen Golf and Tiguan vehicles and 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf vehicles for driver frontal air bags, passenger frontal air bags or head air bags that may not deploy properly. Additionally, certain 2017 Audi Q7, A4 Sedan, A4 Allroad, and 2018 Audi Q5 vehicles are being recalled because the seat belt pretensioners may not activate properly.
Consequence:
      In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Volkswagen and Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. The recall began April 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.